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BRT and positive developmental impact

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One of the more interesting areas of research on Bus Rapid Transit that I’ve worked on relates to land use and the relationship between the two. At the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute (NBRTI), my colleague, Victoria Perk, and I have both spent time working on this area, yet we each focused on different aspects.

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Prevost hosts Volvo Sales Academy in Nashville

Prevost, Sainte-Claire, QB, Canada, recently hosted the 2010 Volvo Bus Sales Academy at its Nashville Service Center conference facility. The Volvo Sales Academy is a global initiative by Volvo Bus, designed to train Sales Teams in these areas of importance. This week-long sales training session focuses on customer satisfaction, product knowledge and communication strategies. The […]

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First Transit is a leader in Miami business community

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce today announced that First Transit, Cincinnati, OH, a provider of ADA paratransit, fixed-route, transit call centers and university shuttle systems, has joined the Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle, a diverse cross section of leading businesses in South Florida committed to the betterment of the business community. Matt Wood, senior vice president […]

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DCTA president called to serve in Afghanistan

26-year veteran to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel The Denton County Transportation Authority, Lewisville, TX announced this week its president, Jim Cline, has been called to active duty by the Texas Army National Guard to serve in Operation Enduring Freedom. Cline will serve as a Lieutenant Colonel with the 176th Engineer Brigade in Afghanistan. During […]

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MCI achieves multi-facility ISO 9001:2008 certification

First corporate-wide certification for the company Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Schaumburg, IL, announced it received notification that its main manufacturing facilities operated by Motor Coach Industries Limited, Motor Coach Industries, Inc. and Frank Fair Industries Ltd, have been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification — the first corporate-wide certification for the company. The primary manufacturing facilities have […]

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We Love Buses!

Buses come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Regardless of their manufacturer or country of origin, we love our buses at BUSRide Magazine! Over time, we will continue to add photos to our galleries and albums of photos, including next generation models announced by the bus manufacturers.

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Gainsville RTS will no longer provide Gator Aider service

Regional Transit System (RTS), Gainesville, FL, will not provide the Gator Aider football shuttle service for the 2010-11 University of Florida (UF) football season.

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New York commuters brace for more transit cutbacks

New York commuters brace for more transit cutbacks.

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NYC coach crashes enroute to Atlantic City, NJ

A bus owned by Sun Lee Bus Co. New York, NY, carrying 50 people to Atlantic City, NJ, rear-ended a car and skidded 80 feet before stopping.

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FMCSA takes action against illegal operator

For years, the American Bus Association has been urging the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to crack down on illegal “rogue” operators imperiling public safety. This month, FMCSA took decisive action against one of these illegal bus operators.

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