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America’s maintenance departments need open architecture

BUSRide spoke with Brandon Curtis, executive managing director at leading ITS-provider Aesys; and Ed Remly, director of maintenance, Northwest U.S., at Transdev North America. Because of their positions, Curtis and Remly have uniquely informed perspectives about why a lack of open architecture is negatively affecting American transit systems. In what ways does the maintenance department […]

Demystify the cloud and make it work for you

By Mark Anderson What do transit operators need to know about the cloud that they don’t already know? While many people use the cloud, not everyone understands its tremendous benefit to company operations. It takes some demystifying and a few illuminating Ah-ha moments to realize the cloud is a much better solution, and using it […]

Accessibility as philosophy

Accessibility as philosophy Last year, as the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) celebrated its 25th Anniversary, BUSRide intensified its mission to explore the many ways the bus industry is improving the overall transit experience for passengers who rely on paratransit services. In this installment of Equal Access, Greg Heichelbech, REV Group president, Specialty […]

Better information means better management

Better information means better management By Mark Anderson Businesses continually strive to “break down the silos” and allow their people to communicate in a seamless workflow. Essentially, management is asking, “How can we make the information we pass back and forth between departments flow faster and easier, with more benefit for everyone in the company?” […]

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The right tool for the job – paratransit diversification

A diversified fleet helps ensure that all services are not only rendered, but done so efficiently.

How reliable is your service?

When a customer waits at a bus stop, what is their expectation of when the bus will arrive?

Total Transit evolves virtual Dial-a-Ride service

Total Transit has been providing transportation services throughout the Southwest for 30 years.

TransIT: When is a passenger a passenger? – It depends

Why is it so difficult to get an accurate number of passengers in a given transit system? Have you ever sought the total number of passengers and received more than one answer? Such responses do not instill confidence.

TAPS grows paratransit in Texas

As a father of two, I often get the question, “Dad when am I going to be big enough to do…” whatever they are watching on the Disney channel the time. I have wondered much the same for us when I consider how TAPS began from a small and mostly rural agency.

BYD expands and moves forward

As AVTA’s new bus outperforms expectations, BYD turns its attention to disadvantaged businesses BYD Motors, Lancaster, CA, one of China’s largest companies, is making waves in California – both with their battery-electric buses and community outreach. ————————————————————————————————————————————— YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Alex Clifford appointed as CEO/general manager of Santa Cruz Metro COTA plans for future […]