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Human capital is our most important asset

Of the many initiatives of Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), our Strategic Leadership Development Program is one of the most important but least known.

Volvo D13 delivers more with less

The Volvo D13 diesel engine represents a significant step in fuel efficiency, emissions compliance and driver convenience for North American motorcoach operators.

TRANSPO turns to RNL for sustainable maintenance and operations facility

In 2007, TRANSPO (South Bend Public Transportation Corporation of Indiana (TRANSPO) turned to RNL, Maintenance Design Group, and Forum Architects, Denver, CO, to design and build

ABA answers FAQs on DEF

The American Bus Association (ABA), Washington D.C. offers its Urea & Diesel Exhaust Fluid Users Guide for operators and service technicians.

5Star Speciality Products 2010 Safe Driver Hall of Fame

The call is out to nominate drivers for the BUSRide 2010 Safe Driver Hall of Fame. Presenting sponsor 5Star Specialty Products, Melbourne, FL, says safe driving over the course of a career that may span three million miles requires the highest standards in every facet of the job, from driver behavior and passenger awareness to exacting vehicle maintenance.

Repair or replace, that is the question

In the mop up after an accident, one final item on the list is to tend to the damaged coach. The question is often whether to repair or replace, with several mitigating scenarios in play where there is no one answer.

When customers speak, the response is faster and better

Dayton RTA, Dayton, OH, always tries to provide the best possible transit service. As hard as we try, as a public agency we know we are going to receive comments and complaints about an RTA experience at one time or another.

FMCSA promises more punch with CSA 2010

Later this year Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010 and its Safety Measurement System will replace the current Motor Carrier Safety Status Measurement System (SafeStat) used by regulators to identify and target unsafe operators.

FMCSA raises safety requirements for new bus and coach entrants

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) New Entrant Safety Assurance Process rule took effect December 16, 2009. The rule requires newly registered truck and bus companies to meet stricter safety requirements.

The 2009 BUSRide Safe Driving Hall of Fame presented by 5Star Specialty Products

Two drivers from Peter Pan Bus Lines, Springfield, MA, Edward C. Hope and Everett L. Anderson representing Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1512, are the 2009 inductees into the BUSRide Driver Hall of Fame presented by 5Star Products.