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April 2013

Transit Seating Employs Economical Advances

Looking forward toward increased sustainability, manufacturers are focusing on preserving the lifespan of vehicle seats while reducing weight and adding features to increase flexibility and safety.

July 2012

Vendor Managed Inventory: Benefits of a Transit Supply Chain Network Realized

Working with a partner with similar goals and interests has been a rewarding experience for the eight transit system members of the VMI partnership, with parts price savings averaging around 15% to date. Part 3 of 3 in a series.

June 2010

Outsourcing Inventory Management Yields Savings

Transit agencies see several cost savings in outsourcing parts inventory management, including personnel, storage and procurement costs. Other advantages include dealing with just one parts vendor, reduced inventory, streamlined supply chain and improved availability.

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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

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