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Major changes liberate passengers

With prototypes complete, the rear engine Spirit of Liberty is well into the production prove-out phase of the program.

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles readies the Spirit of Liberty for 2014 deliveries.

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Ecoliners seamlessly integrate for full service

The Proterra EcoRide BE35 was dubbed the Ecoliner by Foothill Transit.

Foothill Transit sees great success from its zero-emission buses.

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BUSRide Road Test: DesignLine CNG EcoCoach

Experienced bus and coach drivers are expressing amazement with the CNG fuel economy, which they report to be averaging approximately 30 cents per gallon.

This CNG transit vehicle crisscrosses the country like a full-fledged motorcoach.

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Five steps to the connected bus

Enhancing the transit experience with real-time multimodal arrival information has a positive impact on revenue.  Photo used with permission by NextRide technology.

Are your buses moving in the right direction?

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Electrification explained

The one-piece all-electric Athenia E-800 from Thermo King is a hermetically sealed rooftop unit for hybrid bus, trolley bus and alternator-powered applications.

Miami-Dade and Gardenia demonstrate Thermo King HVAC alternatives.

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Parking lot dings are the tip of an expensive iceberg

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However insignificant they may seem on the surface, parking lot dings and maintenance yard mishaps are serious business.

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Let it snow, let it snow

“For northern Californians, Tahoe is the place to ski,” Brian McCooey says.

While warm weather lovers may see snow is an unnecessary freezing of water, to motorcoach t operators who book winter ski tours it represents an avalanche of positive income.

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Gallup poll fails to recognize the motorcoach

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A recently released poll from Gallup, the widely respected public opinion research firm, surveyed fuel prices and the effects of the increased costs but failed to ask a single question about motorcoach travel. With fuel prices approaching $5 per gallon in some areas, exceeding the more than $4 per gallon threshold that stung motorists in […]

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MCI Commuter Coaches headed for Los Angeles

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With its order for 84 40-foot CNG-powered MCI Commuter Coaches, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Schaumburg, IL, is now an ally of the City of Los Angeles, CA in its continuing effort to improve air quality.

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The answer is in the box

The new Crisis Management In A Box toolkit has the right tool at the right time to empower operators with the strategies they need.

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