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  Topic: Good bye to the Phantom?
ralph kramden

Replies: 3
Views: 2619

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:08 pm   Subject: Good bye to the Phantom?
I heard a rumor the other day that Gillig has phased out the Phantom. Does anybody know if this is true? If they did, who got the last order?
  Topic: DESTINATION SIGNS ON NEW YORK CITY BUSES
ralph kramden

Replies: 7
Views: 5680

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:33 am   Subject: DESTINATION SIGNS ON NEW YORK CITY BUSES
Interesting!! Thanks for the info.
  Topic: Museum bus pics from December 20th [25]
ralph kramden

Replies: 5
Views: 3438

PostForum: Photographs, Bus Logs and Route Suggestion Ideas   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:11 pm   Subject: Museum bus pics from December 20th [25]
These pictures are AWESOME!!!!!! Clap
  Topic: DESTINATION SIGNS ON NEW YORK CITY BUSES
ralph kramden

Replies: 7
Views: 5680

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:36 am   Subject: DESTINATION SIGNS ON NEW YORK CITY BUSES
Please don't think I am crazy but I have to ask:
Before the electronic destination signs took over for the roll signs, were the destination signs one roll with split colors, or were the front signs ...
  Topic: "The Graduate" (1967)
ralph kramden

Replies: 1
Views: 2904

PostForum: Buses in Pop Culture   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:29 pm   Subject: "The Graduate" (1967)
This bus was actually bought and placed in service at Kent State University in 1967. It was sold several years ago to a KSU alum, and as far as I know is still in the Akron/Kent Ohio area. To see pict ...
  Topic: The Official Hidden Buses on TV Thread
ralph kramden

Replies: 17
Views: 12481

PostForum: Buses in Pop Culture   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:25 pm   Subject: The Official Hidden Buses on TV Thread
Has anyone ever saw the movie "The Laughing Policeman" staring Walter Matthau? This movie shows incredible inside (some outside) shots of San Fransisco's Mack's. The actual crime takes place ...
  Topic: IT'S OFFICIAL - NovaBus to re-enter U.S. market
ralph kramden

Replies: 27
Views: 17521

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:13 pm   Subject: IT'S OFFICIAL - NovaBus to re-enter U.S. market
Could anyone name me a list of potential customers for the LFS when Nova re-enters the U.S. market?

As I stated earlier, I would actually think ABQ RIDE could show interest in the LFS HEV when the ...
  Topic: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
ralph kramden

Replies: 8
Views: 5420

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:29 am   Subject: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
AATA took delivery of 15 hybrid Gillig BRT's back in November; they are suppose to get another 5 some time this year.
  Topic: IT'S OFFICIAL - NovaBus to re-enter U.S. market
ralph kramden

Replies: 27
Views: 17521

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:34 pm   Subject: IT'S OFFICIAL - NovaBus to re-enter U.S. market
If you go to novabus.com you can see a picture and get the specs for the Articulated NovaBus. Seems that we may want to watch this one!!
  Topic: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
ralph kramden

Replies: 8
Views: 5420

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:33 pm   Subject: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
Thats what we run is Cummins with Voith transmissions.........I have never been real happy with the Voith's. They would probably be ok on the highway, but in stop and go traffic they get a little bum ...
  Topic: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
ralph kramden

Replies: 8
Views: 5420

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:29 pm   Subject: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
The jury is still out on this. We got the Regents involved somehow or rather they got themselves involved and want to look into the hybrid thing. We are using bio-diesel and have been for a couple of ...
  Topic: Are You A Bus Driver?
ralph kramden

Replies: 20
Views: 15567

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:37 am   Subject: Are You A Bus Driver?
Hey Pipe if it's not too late; I'm gonna through my hat in the mix! I am a bus driver for the University of Michigan Campus Bus System. I started driving a bus when I was just 18 years old and fresh o ...
  Topic: [FL] Sarasota and Gillig hybrids
ralph kramden

Replies: 5
Views: 3695

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:28 am   Subject: [FL] Sarasota and Gillig hybrids
You can add these properties to the Gillig Hybrid list:

AATA (Ann Arbor,Michgan)
The Rapid (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Madison (Wi) METRO
  Topic: Any transit fleets still not 100% wheelchair accessible?
ralph kramden

Replies: 10
Views: 6028

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:20 am   Subject: Any transit fleets still not 100% wheelchair accessible?
At U-M we still have 3 or 4 non lift equipped Flxibles that we use from time to time. They may be around for some time as our ridership continues to grow. In all probability it looks like we will be o ...
  Topic: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
ralph kramden

Replies: 8
Views: 5420

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:15 am   Subject: New Flyer Announces Recent Bus Orders for 1,180 Buses
Just curious......We are in the process of placing an order with New Flyer for several articulated buses. At this point I do not know if they will be 2 door or 3 door. I have never driven (or even se ...
 
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