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Warning to transit authorities: Ignore social media at your peril

With consumers growing more complex and demanding than ever, brands and services no longer just need to sell something of quality.

Going Green: AC Transit continues down the HyRoad

AC Transit is one of the largest transit agencies in California, serving over 60 million passengers a year throughout a 364-square mile region.

Mid-size transit agencies share and compare

Imperial College facilitates the American Bus Benchmarking Group By Bill Carpenter Now firmly established after one year, the American Bus Benchmarking Group (ABBG) is a first-of-its-kind consortium of mid-size transit agencies with international representation. The premise is to provide its members a confidential member forum to exchange ideas, compare performance, share information and experiences to […]

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.