One of the more interesting areas of research on Bus Rapid Transit that I’ve worked on relates to land use and the relationship between the two. At the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute (NBRTI), my colleague, Victoria Perk, and I have both spent time working on this area, yet we each focused on different aspects.
Prevost, Sainte-Claire, QB, Canada, recently hosted the 2010 Volvo Bus Sales Academy at its Nashville Service Center conference facility. The Volvo Sales Academy is a global initiative by Volvo Bus, designed to train Sales Teams in these areas of importance. This week-long sales training session focuses on customer satisfaction, product knowledge and communication strategies. The […]
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce today announced that First Transit, Cincinnati, OH, a provider of ADA paratransit, fixed-route, transit call centers and university shuttle systems, has joined the Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle, a diverse cross section of leading businesses in South Florida committed to the betterment of the business community. Matt Wood, senior vice president […]
26-year veteran to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel The Denton County Transportation Authority, Lewisville, TX announced this week its president, Jim Cline, has been called to active duty by the Texas Army National Guard to serve in Operation Enduring Freedom. Cline will serve as a Lieutenant Colonel with the 176th Engineer Brigade in Afghanistan. During […]
First corporate-wide certification for the company Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Schaumburg, IL, announced it received notification that its main manufacturing facilities operated by Motor Coach Industries Limited, Motor Coach Industries, Inc. and Frank Fair Industries Ltd, have been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification — the first corporate-wide certification for the company. The primary manufacturing facilities have […]
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