Incumbent pushes for light rail; contender BRT is more practical The $1.5 billion project as O’Malley envisions would use light rail to move commuters between New Carrollton and downtown Bethesda, with stops in between including Silver Spring, Takoma Park and the University of Maryland at College Park. Ehrlich says during his administration he could see […]
Before passengers board and the buses roll, the experience begins at the terminals and depots. The 2011 BUSRide Best Terminals & Depots in North America Competition puts this sector of the industry front and center. BUSRide.com wants you to submit your photographs and conceptual renderings and vote for your favorite points of departure. This competition will showcase the grander vision for public transportation. From curbside shelters and kiosks to towering edifices, current bus terminal and depot architecture and design marries aesthetics with urban needs. Nominate your favorite and vote often!
Anita Lam captures grand prize with balloon words creation Anita Lam drew word balloons to capture the grand prize in the SamTrans annual county-wide student art competition, Art Takes a Bus Ride. Lam, a fifth grader at Foster City Elementary, Foster City, CA, best illustrated the theme, Go Places, Go SamTrans, showing each passengers destination. […]
May 25 at all Sales and Service locations Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Schaumburg, IL, announced its One-Day Super Sale, May 25 at all MCI Sales and Service locations prior to the busy summer travel season. MCI says it is offering summer savings on pre-owned coaches available along with other incentives. To view inventory visit www.mcicoach.com/preowned. […]
Association sees social networking replacing online blogs The American Bus Association (ABA), Washington D.C. marked a milestone today, May 7, 2010, with its announcement of member driven social networking success for associations, as its number of members self-identifying and officially registering as “fans of ABA” on ABA’s Facebook page has just surged past 1,000 people. […]