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  Topic: Dancing on the Bus
Q65A

Replies: 7
Views: 1669

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:08 pm   Subject: Dancing on the Bus
Imagine trying to dance atop a C40LF or Orion VII HEV!
  Topic: A Desire Named Streetcar?
Q65A

Replies: 11
Views: 318

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 6:56 pm   Subject: A Desire Named Streetcar?
From Metro Magazine, everything old is indeed new again:
http://www.metro-magazine.com/blogpost/722658/the-evolution-of-streetcar-technology?ref=Transit-Dispatches-NEW-20170531&utm_campaign=Trans ...
  Topic: MABSTOA driver training, 1983
Q65A

Replies: 5
Views: 227

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:30 am   Subject: MABSTOA driver training, 1983
Now that's a ghost bus for sure!
  Topic: Optical illusion or ghostly apparition
Q65A

Replies: 7
Views: 510

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:29 am   Subject: Optical illusion or ghostly apparition
Thanks for these pix! While living in Queens all those years I never saw a batwing Flx in service.
  Topic: "Big Top Buses" (Two lost eras recalled here).....
Q65A

Replies: 36
Views: 835

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 6:42 pm   Subject: "Big Top Buses" (Two lost eras recalled here).....
Outstanding MABSTOA pix!!!! Thanks for the memories!!!
  Topic: How to "fan" today's NYC subway ?
Q65A

Replies: 115
Views: 2749

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 12:26 pm   Subject: How to "fan" today's NYC subway ?
Just like I love all NYC buses, I love all NYC subway cars, but I have some personal favorite classes:
1. R1-9's: These were the very first subway cars I rode as a little kid, mostly on the GG. Their ...
  Topic: BYD Electric Artic
Q65A

Replies: 1
Views: 239

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 7:19 pm   Subject: BYD Electric Artic
But it looks just like an XD60:
http://www.metro-magazine.com/sustainability/news/722308/byd-avta-unveil-first-60-ft-articulated-battery-electric-bus?utm_campaign=Express-Thursday-NEW-20170504&u ...
  Topic: How to "fan" today's NYC subway ?
Q65A

Replies: 115
Views: 2749

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed May 03, 2017 9:39 pm   Subject: How to "fan" today's NYC subway ?
Each year, Peter Dougherty puts out a new edition of his book titled Tracks of the New York Subway
IMHO it is an outstanding book that details the behind-the-scenes complexities of the subway system ...
  Topic: Juice Pilot Buses Coming to GA & MJQ
Q65A

Replies: 0
Views: 192

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:33 pm   Subject: Juice Pilot Buses Coming to GA & MJQ
http://www.metro-magazine.com/bus/news/722207/n-y-mta-to-pilot-electric-bus-program-in-december-2017?utm_campaign=Express-Thursday-NEW-20170427&utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Enewsletter&omid ...
  Topic: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
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Replies: 48
Views: 1979

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:47 pm   Subject: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
Much like dogs and big trucks, there truly are many different "breeds" of buses. The half-cab concept never really caught on in the US. For some vocational trucks, half cabs were somewhat po ...
  Topic: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
Q65A

Replies: 48
Views: 1979

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:45 pm   Subject: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
Much like dogs and big trucks, there truly are many different "breeds" of buses. The half-cab concept never really caught on in the US.
  Topic: A Brief History of Triple Decker Buses
Q65A

Replies: 2
Views: 218

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:42 pm   Subject: A Brief History of Triple Decker Buses
Now I truly have seen everything Shocked
  Topic: Motorcoach Sales Remain Strong
Q65A

Replies: 0
Views: 157

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:48 pm   Subject: Motorcoach Sales Remain Strong
From Metro Magazine:
http://www.metro-magazine.com/motorcoach/news/722105/aba-foundation-report-finds-motorcoach-sales-remain-steady?utm_campaign=Express-Monday-20170424&utm_source=Email&utm_ ...
  Topic: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
Q65A

Replies: 48
Views: 1979

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:45 pm   Subject: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
Reggie and Larry are excellent characters for teaching kids about the important roles played by buses and other public service vehicles.
In the US, the little kids know about Thomas The Tank Engine, ...
  Topic: View From the Operator's Seat (Van Hool Editions)
Q65A

Replies: 1
Views: 172

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:37 am   Subject: View From the Operator's Seat (Van Hool Editions)
Last but not least, the following link takes you to no less than 8 driver's guides issued for CX, TD and TX model Van Hool coaches.
The TD guides are particularly interesting as they cover double de ...
 
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