By David Warren With a battery-electric bus, reducing emissions and greenhouse gases in our communities is the ultimate goal. Pilot programs for electric buses are being planned at small to large transit fleets across North America. Each opportunity for electric buses has unique considerations when it comes to the operating duty cycle and transit service […]
By Angelo D’Urso During the 2016 Paralympics, we once again witnessed how the human spirit can be strong enough to overcome most physical barriers. In defiance of their impairments, Paralympians were able to inspire the whole world with their achievements. However, many challenges are yet to be overcome in the day to day lives of […]
By John Walsh With today’s bus market needing some freshening, the industry’s focus should be on the future and what comes next; aimed at stepping up research and development to improve the rider experience for everyone. The industry cannot continue as it has for the last 25 years, and needs to pick up the pace […]
Dec 8 2016 | Posted in Transit Buses
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Accessibility as philosophy Last year, as the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) celebrated its 25th Anniversary, BUSRide intensified its mission to explore the many ways the bus industry is improving the overall transit experience for passengers who rely on paratransit services. In this installment of Equal Access, Greg Heichelbech, REV Group president, Specialty […]
A diversified fleet helps ensure that all services are not only rendered, but done so efficiently.
Small and midsize buses, the unsung workhorses of passenger transportation, comprise the largest vehicle segment in the bus industry.
As partners, three major agencies create a model program to promote best practices.
California Governor Jerry Brown helps BYD unveil state’s first ever long-range electric bus factory in Lancaster.
Valley Metro and partners repurpose bus as mobile market.
Apr 1 2014 | Posted in Transit Buses
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Capital Metro recently launched MetroRapid, its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line that has been 10 years in the making.