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  Topic: 'THE 45's OF PHOENIX TRANSIT'
ctrabs74

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Surface Transit - Western United States   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:47 am   Subject: 'THE 45's OF PHOENIX TRANSIT'
The first is a NABI 60 BRT for which I have no other information at this time, and the second is what seems to be a very updated version of GM's original RTS II.

I'm wondering if it might be one of ...
  Topic: New CNG, hybrid buses for Boston's Logan Airport
ctrabs74

Replies: 2
Views: 4055

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:34 am   Subject: New CNG, hybrid buses for Boston's Logan Airport
It sure makes me feel all warm and fuzzy to know that Logan Internaitonal is wasting $750k each on 30 diesel hybrid buses that absolutely will not make any kind of a measurable difference in the air q ...
  Topic: (MA) MBTA orders 25 New Flyer articulated hybrid buses
ctrabs74

Replies: 5
Views: 6802

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:30 am   Subject: (MA) MBTA orders 25 New Flyer articulated hybrid buses
According to the NE Transit inventory page, seven of the DE60LFR's are now in service on Route 39 Forest Hills-Back Bay (#1200, 1201, 1203, 1205, 1206, 1208, 1210, 1211). When all 25 buses are delive ...
  Topic: [MA] MBTA to expand Silver Line (Mattapan service dead)
ctrabs74

Replies: 16
Views: 13802

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:14 pm   Subject: [MA] MBTA to expand Silver Line (Mattapan service dead)
I somehow missed this back in November - the planned 28X enhanced service from Mattapan to Ruggles is dead due to community opposition:

I don't know who irritates me more: the idiots on Beacon Hill ...
  Topic: Orion announces new orders (including Suffolk Transit)
ctrabs74

Replies: 5
Views: 4908

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 11:49 pm   Subject: Orion announces new orders (including Suffolk Transit)
Wow... Seattle going with Orion after the long relationship they've had with New Flyer?

Once the Orion VII NGs get on the property, Seattle should be a very interesting fleet to cover...
  Topic: Westchester County Bee Line Orion VII sighted
ctrabs74

Replies: 10
Views: 7020

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:02 pm   Subject: Westchester County Bee Line Orion VII sighted
Whoops; I wasn't paying attention to the bus number. #201-204 are Orion VIIs and may be sold to MTA Bus.

That must be new... I was under the impression that the 400 series Orions were being sold to ...
  Topic: NYCT Queens Division Summer 2009 Schedules
ctrabs74

Replies: 2
Views: 2632

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:28 pm   Subject: NYCT Queens Division Summer 2009 Schedules
It certainly makes for some interesting reading as to how runs are cut in NYC. Thanks for posting the links...
  Topic: [CT] CT Transit fleet update
ctrabs74

Replies: 543
Views: 303741

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:04 am   Subject: [CT] CT Transit fleet update
Thanks alot Bill. Two things though. I don't see the returned buses being sent to Stamford compared to the 3xx series MCIs due to the door issue. Second, I am working on a roster for CT Transit buses ...
  Topic: [CT] CT Transit fleet update
ctrabs74

Replies: 543
Views: 303741

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 8:59 am   Subject: [CT] CT Transit fleet update
I may be heading up to the New Haven/Stamford area in a few weeks to do some bus fanning (may take an overnight Greyhound bus from Philly to NYC, then MN to New Haven and work my way down on CT Transi ...
  Topic: [CT] CT Transit fleet update
ctrabs74

Replies: 543
Views: 303741

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:02 pm   Subject: Re: [CT] CT Transit fleet update
In addition, CT Transit is in the process of obtaining several used coaches from Peter Pan for use on Hartford based commuter routes. This should enable the retirement of the last of the 2004 D40HF's ...
  Topic: (MA) State budget cuts hit Worcester-Boston bus services
ctrabs74

Replies: 10
Views: 8321

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:00 pm   Subject: (MA) State budget cuts hit Worcester-Boston bus services
Veolia Transit Services is a relative newcomer in the U.S. Their area of expertise is in rail commuter operations, but in recent years they have jumped into urban transit in a big way. Rail operatio ...
  Topic: Centro Orion V diesel renovated for further use
ctrabs74

Replies: 2
Views: 4036

PostForum: Upstate New York Surface Transit   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:31 am   Subject: Re: Centro Orion V diesel renovated for further use
A newly renovated Centro bus was a big hit with special needs football fans Saturday. The bus is used for special events. Today it transported football fans from South Campus to the Carrier Dome. Bus ...
  Topic: Multicolor destination signs
ctrabs74

Replies: 13
Views: 12092

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:21 am   Subject: Multicolor destination signs
Locally, the nearest TA to NYC that I am aware of having it on public transit buses is Norwalk Transit in Norwalk, CT.

I think Suffolk Transit also has multi-color destination signs. For some odd ...
  Topic: [NJ] NABI Contract for New Jersey?
ctrabs74

Replies: 40
Views: 36081

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:21 pm   Subject: [NJ] NABI Contract for New Jersey?
Anyone have word on what the status is of the NJT Milleneum (non-)order? I haven't been able to find too much new news since the original BusTalk went away...
  Topic: [PA] SEPTA 'doomsday' vote set for May 24
ctrabs74

Replies: 2
Views: 3669

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 9:37 pm   Subject: [PA] SEPTA 'doomsday' vote set for May 24
The SEPTA board had approved the plan for a modest pass rate hike (but not to the base fare) however the City of Philadelphia's two reps had exercised their veto power over both that vote and a vote t ...
 
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