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UK leads with flywheel hybrids

One of 14 new buses with the GKN Gyrodrive.

There are more hybrid buses in operation in the United Kingdom than in any other European country.


Official BUSRide Road Test: The Winnebago Metro Link

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Winnebago has entered public transit with a cutaway that tests quiet and responsive By David Hubbard All considered, the Metro Link bus is hardly a stretch for Winnebago, Forest City, IA, the premier builder of body-on-chassis RVs and motorhomes. In full production this past year and now making its way into the small and midsize […]


Touchless washing reduces costs

Today’s brushes can perform abrasion and lubricity to ensure there are no issues with scratching.

Improved brush technology means less wasted resources One of the most common bus washing questions today is, “Do my brushes scratch paint?”  We have been washing vehicles for over 23 years and brush technology has progressively improved.  At Awash Systems we are washing some of the most expensive paint and advertising wraps in the market […]


Eight seconds to find the way

In New Orleans, at-stop panels provide riders with simple, clear information to help them reach their destinations without frustration or anxiety.

CHK America responds to the psychology of transit mapping.


Open architecture welcomes everyone


Accenture’s Michael J. Wilson explains how new technology creates competitive choices.


Electrical systems can confuse techs

Despite the sophisticated control systems found on today’s coaches, we still rely on wires, connectors, and a few relays to achieve an output.

Understanding the basics of electricity is key for electrical technicians.


The search for business intelligence is over


By Mary Sue O’Melia Transit agencies are overwhelmed with data but have very little business intelligence. This is the first in a series of articles exploring business intelligence for the transit industry. ————————————————————————————————————————————— YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Safety through information delivery Get onboard with security Vix Technology: EasyandOpen ————————————————————————————————————————————— Data overload Collecting and maintaining data […]


Stagecoach chief talks

A Scania Irizar coach on demonstration with Note the wheelchair lift that fits inside the front entrance. It is stored under the staircase when not in use.

Martin Griffiths explains how and why the system has succeeded in the U.S.


Arbitrary pricing plagues the industry

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Fair and profitable pricing comes down to basic business principles.


Maxwell adds to large ultracapacitor family

DuraBlue Technology is tested to some of the most demanding environmental requirements for transportation.

New 2.85-volt, 3400-farad cell with DuraBlue™ Advanced Shock & Vibration Technology to improve reliability in transportation applications.

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