In addition to improving mobility in the region, Fort Collins, Colo.-based Transfort’s new BRT route, the MAX, will help manage growth and spur economic development.
Converting to alternative fuels is one popular savings tactic, while recruiting and retaining great drivers is a shared concern.
Key guidelines to follow include not making assumptions about your customer’s intellectual
or physical capabilities.
Currently, Livonia has four ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-450 Cutaway buses that are used for its Community Transit system.
Connecting to jobs and other transit modes as well as supporting economic development were big boons cited. Last year’s sequestration hurt some projects, but not enough to keep this from being a strong year for the mode, with 10 new lines opening.
While often being used to provide driver and passenger safety, solutions can offer even more capabilities, such as improving headways, with the film itself also able to be used as a training tool.
Hopefully, as the trust funds are going bankrupt, Congress will address not only that issue but also answer the call for a long-term policy on at least coping with the risks of climate change.
Spotting opportunities in difficult times and diversifying their products to meet customers’ changing needs has made Larry and Lorna Hundt’s tour and coach operation a continued success for more than 30 years.
With a focus of building on the co-located show with the NTA, understanding and growing new business relationships across the whole travel and tour industry is a key theme. Meanwhile, new vehicle models, including some new to the private bus market, make their debut.
The Green Line Extension will include seven new stations, the addition of 4.5 miles of light rail track and the development of two facilities, with emphasis placed on developing and implementing sustainable solutions wherever possible.
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