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Posts tagged as: APTA Expo

SmartDrive launches expansion to on-board video safety system for transit

SmartDrive Assurance for Transit adds integration to third and fourth cameras on the vehicle to capture more safety events and protect passengers and the public – a first for a video-based safety program serving the transit industry.

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Bennett named new Proterra CEO

During this week’s APTA EXPO in New Orleans, Proterra announced it has appointed David Bennett as its new chief executive officer.

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APTA EXPO 2011 is a must-do

Buses and motorcoaches by the dozens from the major OEMs will be on exhibit, not to mention trains and railcars setup inside the 280,000 square-foot exhibit space.

What exactly can a private motorcoach operator expect to gain by attending the world’s largest trade show for public transportation?

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APTA EXPO approaching

Industry professionals are preparing for the American Public Transportation Association’s EXPO 2011, to be held October 3-5 in New Orleans.

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Two agencies feel the Spirit of Mobility

Already sold on the low-floor concept, transit agencies in Lubbock, TX, and Holland, MI, have adopted the ARBOC Spirit of Mobility as their preferred paratransit vehicle. These agencies say their passengers appreciate the low-floor design because it allows them greater control of their transit experience.

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Xcelsior gives a spirited ride

Xcelsior is more than a name at New Flyer. The company believes the tag encapsulates its spirit of continuous improvement, seeing this new 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid vehicle as the next step in the customer-centric evolution of transit buses.

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Efficiency grows from the ground up

The Proterra battery-dominant alternative-fuel transit bus represents a giant step toward the objective to replace standard diesel-electric hybrid combinations.

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Infrastructure cannot be done on the cheap

As the next re-authorization of the Highway Bill approaches, rising fuel costs and environmental concerns have propelled public transit into the spotlight, and give agencies that struggled in 2008 to balance inflated gas prices with record ridership levels a compelling case to argue for increased funding from a new Federal administration.

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