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  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"
Q65A

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"
Q65A

Replies: 92
Views: 3110

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"
Q65A

Replies: 92
Views: 3110

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
  Topic: WMATA B/O Training
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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:15 am   Subject: WMATA B/O Training
Interesting guide to WMATA bus operator orientation:
https://www.wmata.com/business/procurement/solicitations/upload/EXHIBIT-O-Bus-Operator-Candidate-Orientation.pdf
  Topic: Recent NYC Bus News and Opinion
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 4:57 pm   Subject: Recent NYC Bus News and Opinion
NYC traffic never was easy but today it is more brutal than ever, perhaps due to a construction boom and the rise of e hail cabs like Uber and Lyft.
Against this messy backdrop, DOB must try to maint ...
  Topic: Queens Nassau ACF #111 in color
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 4:52 pm   Subject: Queens Nassau ACF #111 in color
That's a great historical image; thanks for posting (I'm not old enough to remember those ACFs running up and down Jewel Avenue; I only date back to the TDH-5106 era Smile )
  Topic: MTA Alexander-Dennis SuperLo Enviro500
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 4:50 pm   Subject: MTA Alexander-Dennis SuperLo Enviro500
By the way, kudos to GojiMet for those very nice pix!!!
  Topic: MTA Alexander-Dennis SuperLo Enviro500
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Replies: 6
Views: 829

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 4:49 pm   Subject: MTA Alexander-Dennis SuperLo Enviro500
I suspect FACCO double deckers had disappeared because they probably were quite slow to load and unload. I have to believe this same situation exists today.
I suppose SI express buses would not have ...
  Topic: Articulated on Q-64
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: Articulated on Q-64
Nice nighttime pix; thanks for sharing!!!
  Topic: Merry Christmas!!!!
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PostForum: Announcements & Information   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:08 am   Subject: Merry Christmas!!!!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year BTN!
Safe travels!
  Topic: Articulated on Q-64
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Replies: 9
Views: 1843

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:02 pm   Subject: Articulated on Q-64
Ditto from me; congrats!!!
 
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