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  Topic: FYI by MCI-Spring 2019 Edition
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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:09 pm   Subject: FYI by MCI-Spring 2019 Edition
https://issuu.com/deliverabilities/docs/fyi_from_mci_2019_spring?e=6255553/69063003
Check out the new D45 CRT LE (a new accessible cruiser with front and middle doors)
  Topic: Peculiar GM New Look noise
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:25 am   Subject: Peculiar GM New Look noise
A lot of the QTC Fishbowls on which I had rode in the 60's tended to idle very roughly when waiting at a light or at a bus stop.
  Topic: New BoT/NYCTA buses for Staten Island
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:32 am   Subject: New BoT/NYCTA buses for Staten Island
SI Division now has 4 depots, 3 of which serve local lines and 1 of which serves only express routes:
Castleton: 1390 Castleton Ave., Port Richmond; construction approved in 1948 (when BOT took over ...
  Topic: New BoT/NYCTA buses for Staten Island
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:00 pm   Subject: New BoT/NYCTA buses for Staten Island
Was at St. George this Thursday.
Current SI local buses seem to be:
1. Nova LFS
2. Orion VII New Gen Hybrid
3. Orion VII EPA 10 Diesels
  Topic: GM Heritage Center
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PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:29 am   Subject: GM Heritage Center
Those of you who are interested in historical information about GM vehicles might enjoy visiting the webpage of the GM Heritage Center:
https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/
Unfortunately no bus data is ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas BTN!
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PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:54 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas BTN!
Best wishes for a peaceful and joyful Christmas!!!!
  Topic: New Feedback, maybe
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PostForum: Member Feedback & Help   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: New Feedback, maybe
Since joining BTN, I also have visited (and sometimes posted on) other NYC transit websites and discussion boards. Each website has its pluses and minuses, but some general observations can be made. T ...
  Topic: HappyThanksgiving!
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PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:02 am   Subject: HappyThanksgiving!
May you travel safely, eat well and enjoy some R&R today!
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:06 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
Not sure of the answer, TD, but a former boss of mine once shared with me that Honda had a 400-year corporate plan. I suppose Toyota might have done likewise. For American companies this seems somewha ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
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Replies: 92
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:43 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
Remember these MABSTOA demos, back in the day? Wink

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1244

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1245

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1247

(courtesy: b ...
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
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Replies: 92
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:40 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
Cool pix; thanks for sharing! Interesting that Hino Motors (part of Toyota) lately has made major inroads into the medium duty US diesel truck market, seriously challenging both Navistar and Freightli ...
  Topic: New York's Articulated Buses
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:37 pm   Subject: New York's Articulated Buses
I wonder how many Nassau County bus routes had sufficient ridership to warrant use of artics?
  Topic: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
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Replies: 92
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:15 pm   Subject: "Giant Insects" vs "Shoe Boxes"
To me, some ADB designs look as if they were trying too hard to appear new/innovative. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, however. During the early 1960s, I'll bet some transit folks were completel ...
  Topic: Johnson Farebox Website
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 4:49 pm   Subject: Johnson Farebox Website
http://www.johnsonfarebox.com/
  Topic: Field Guide to WMATA Buses
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PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:23 am   Subject: Field Guide to WMATA Buses
AN unofficial WMATA fan equivalent to DOB Insider's Guide:
https://ggwash.org/view/41531/get-to-know-all-the-buses-in-the-metrobus-fleet
 
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