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  Topic: DesignLine EcoSaver IV
The Port of Authority

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:53 pm   Subject: DesignLine EcoSaver IV
I like its appearance -- it's a welcome change from most other modern buses in North America with their angular, blocky styling.

My only problem with it is that it didn't seem to handle passenger f ...
  Topic: 'AN AVERAGE DAY AT LAX'
The Port of Authority

Replies: 3
Views: 3507

PostForum: Surface Transit - Western United States   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:49 pm   Subject: Re: 'AN AVERAGE DAY AT LAX'
The 'real' buses that we see are mostly car rental shuttles including Avis, Budget and Hertz as well as an interesting D4500 'Flyaway' service from Santa Barbara.

I think you may be confusing the F ...
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: TMC CNG RTS-06
The Port of Authority

Replies: 8
Views: 10085

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:25 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: TMC CNG RTS-06
A very well thought-out and insightful essay on the history of CNG buses in New York City. Excellent work.
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: The GMD Classic
The Port of Authority

Replies: 14
Views: 11487

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:02 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: The GMD Classic
Still in service is right, and they're running like champs in Santa Monica as depicted below.

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The Classics that still run in Santa Monica were manufactured by N ...
  Topic: [RI] RIPTA to replace "trolleys" in 2010
The Port of Authority

Replies: 9
Views: 5517

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:41 pm   Subject: [RI] RIPTA to replace "trolleys" in 2010
A few months ago, the Newport tourism industry was up in arms because RIPTA was planning to replace the trolleys with vehicles that the authority said were trolleys but the Newport people said were re ...
  Topic: Bus photos from August 19th - 26th 2008
The Port of Authority

Replies: 5
Views: 4167

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:49 am   Subject: Bus photos from August 19th - 26th 2008
It seems as though Atlantic Express' new C2045s are being delivered rapidly.
  Topic: Photos from HART (CT)
The Port of Authority

Replies: 2
Views: 2567

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:02 pm   Subject: Photos from HART (CT)
Excellent photos. The new Gilligs look very nice with their shade of blue, although they're a bit plain -- they could use a logo on the side.

I assume that Orion I 106 isn't used in service anymore ...
  Topic: 'Q60 MANHATTAN LAYOVER'
The Port of Authority

Replies: 4
Views: 3237

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:10 pm   Subject: 'Q60 MANHATTAN LAYOVER'
Looking closely, that appears to actually be a Green Lines Orion V from before the takeover.
  Topic: Orion VII Next Generation Hybrid Presentation (DCBNA)
The Port of Authority

Replies: 1
Views: 2338

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:18 pm   Subject: Orion VII Next Generation Hybrid Presentation (DCBNA)
If you look closely at slide 5, there's an image of a Roosevelt Island NFI D40LF among a number of other Orion VII HEV images. Oops...
  Topic: Are the NABI 436 and 60-LFW discontinued?
The Port of Authority

Replies: 1
Views: 2252

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:18 pm   Subject: Are the NABI 436 and 60-LFW discontinued?
Hmm, they seemed to have renamed the CompoBus the "Metro 45C".
  Topic: 'New Free Shuttle Service For Dodger Fans'
The Port of Authority

Replies: 4
Views: 3603

PostForum: Surface Transit - Western United States   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 11:07 am   Subject: 'New Free Shuttle Service For Dodger Fans'
These ex-LACMTA TMC RTS buses are owned and operated by Transit Systems, which now operates the Hollywood Bowl shuttles as well.
  Topic: Should LF Artics Go OTR?
The Port of Authority

Replies: 12
Views: 7277

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2008 2:21 pm   Subject: Should LF Artics Go OTR?
OTR coaches generally don't need low floors.

Transit buses and OTR coaches are subject to very different uses. The former operate on slow speed, high turnover urban routings, while the latter are m ...
  Topic: MCI J4500AE (Anniversary Edition)
The Port of Authority

Replies: 9
Views: 6769

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2008 2:16 pm   Subject: MCI J4500AE (Anniversary Edition)
I wonder if they'll have one on display at the APTA Expo in October.
  Topic: What was that I saw on 5th avenue yesterday?
The Port of Authority

Replies: 6
Views: 3278

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:22 am   Subject: What was that I saw on 5th avenue yesterday?
A demo Prevost X3-45, to be precise.
  Topic: Bus photos from July 4th - July 11th 2008
The Port of Authority

Replies: 1
Views: 2035

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 1:34 pm   Subject: Bus photos from July 4th - July 11th 2008
Nice catches with the Viking and the Gray Line Leyland Olympian.
 
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