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Make the garage fuel flexible

Design considerations that allow for gaseous-fueled buses By Robert R. Adams Edited by David Hubbard [NOTE: This is a condensed overview of only a few considerations addressed in a white paper by Robert R. Adams, executive vice president, Marathon Technical Services, Heidelberg, OT, Canada, at the request of the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation, Acworth, GA. […]

Battery maintenance for transit buses

As more advanced electrical applications are designed into today’s mass transit buses, there is increased use in battery technology to power these new electrical systems.

WTS steers toward an international audience

‘Transportation You’ leads young women to the transportation industry.

SORTA Metro introduces 30-day Rolling Passes

Beginning this month, Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Metro, which serves the greater Cincinnati area, says its newly installed fareboxes will accept new 30-day rolling passes that replace the current calendar-month-only passes. The new fareboxes replaced 17-year-old technology.

The future is now for public transit

American Public Transportation Association President and CEO Michael Melaniphy covered a lot of ground in his first state-of-the-industry address.

How IndyGo works with its aging mechanics

When I became the director of maintenance for with IndyGo, the transit agency for Indianapolis, IN, I first began diffusing what I called my “demographic time bomb.”

Future is bright for SunLine Transit Agency

This year marks a milestone for SunLine Transit Agency, as we celebrate our 35th anniversary.

Transit comes to the Crow Nation

The new agency grows quickly to meet demand in Big Horn County By Oliver Hill Considering the high unemployment and poverty levels in the very rural Crow Nation, we badly needed a transit system. The subject had been under discussion for more than four years. The first two Crow Nation Transit minibuses began transporting passengers […]

Metro Division 13 going green in design

Los Angeles residents can now begin picturing a new urban design transit facility going up on 7.1 acres of land near the historic downtown Union Station.

The virtual experience is painless and productive

FAAC driver simulators improve performance and lower incident rates by David Hubbard FAAC entered the transit industry the day MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) recruited the company to adapt its simulator training concepts to train urban bus operators. The high degree of interactivity of the computer-generated imagery (CGI) intrigued the Department of Buses Safety […]