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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.

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Open architecture welcomes everyone

ACCENTURE MAIN

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

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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.

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The search for business intelligence is over

TRANSIT

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 […]

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Stagecoach chief talks megabus.com

A Scania Irizar coach on demonstration with megabus.com. 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.

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Arbitrary pricing plagues the industry

cash spigot

Fair and profitable pricing comes down to basic business principles.

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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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Small Bus Showcase

Since it arrived on the scene in 2002, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has grown steadily in popularity.

Small and midsize buses, the unsung workhorses of passenger transportation, comprise the largest vehicle segment in the bus industry.

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APTA EXPO 2014 heads to Houston

APTA MAIN PIC

A full slate of exhibits and presentations explore the theme, America’s Future is Riding on Public Transportation.

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Official BUSRide Road Test: Ameritrans M2 Vista

Above: The M2 Vista connects with motorcoach operators seeking mid-size buses for their fleets.

The Shoups, owners of the venerable family-owned Cardinal Buses, Middlebury, IN, test drive the bus built on a M2 Freightliner chassis.

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