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Video highlights from BusCon 2013

Posted on October 11, 2013

Much happened at BusCon 2013 and our video production team at Terrapin Blue was on hand to capture it on film. Over the next few weeks, METRO Magazine will feature several videos from BusCon 2013 as it wrapped up its stay at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

  • Arboc Specialty Vehicles’ Ken Becker and wheelchair advocate Kristina Rhodes demonstrate the company’s low-floor vehicles and their compatibility with accessible ramps. To view the video, click here.
  • People’s Transit Chairman/CEO and BusCon Board Member Chuck Covington discusses how his company got into providing paratransit transportation and compares BusCon 2013 to Disneyland. To view the video, click here.
  • Senior Transportation Connections’ Ed Eucker discusses his Cleveland-based nonprofit company, including some of his day-to-day challenges, as well as why he visits BusCon 2013. To view the video, click here.

BusCon 2014 will be held Sept. 15 to 17 at Indianapolis’ Indiana Convention Center.  

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