Hampton Roads to rebuild buses, buy vintage trolleys

The 28 existing buses will be sent to a Tavares, Fla.-based Coach Crafters, where numerous components will be replaced including engines, transmissions, seats, air springs, doors...

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Brampton Transit to test safety shields for bus operators

The clear portion of the shields being tested on Brampton Transit buses are made of AS-2 certified materials (glass or glass-polycarbonate), which are able to withstand a significant amount of force, and reduce glare and reflectivity.

Nova testing diesel-electric hybrid bus in Quebec

The E series LFS HEV will be tested for six months to document the benefits of its green technology, under the various propulsion modes it offers — diesel, hybrid electric or fully electric.

PATCO, SEPTA working toward fare compatibility

After SEPTA switches to its long-awaited electronic Key "smart card" fare-payment system this year, PATCO cards will be compatible with the SEPTA system, as long as the user registers its PATCO card with the agency, which will permit SEPTA to identify the user and bill PATCO for the trip.

TTC unveils 2015 'Customer Charter'

Now in its third year, the charter is designed to track promises and improvements that benefit customers, while holding TTC’s management to account if promises are not kept. The progress against these commitments is reported to the TTC board quarterly and posted on the agency’s website.

First Transit wins 3 paratransit contracts

Company will provide services in San Mateo, Calif. and Broward County and Palm Beach County, Fla.

N.Y. MTA stand by Staten Island paratransit services

Addressing complaints brought up by several customers and Marybeth Melendez, the former democratic hopeful for State Assembly who uses the service regularly, an MTA spokesman said complaints against Staten Island car services, which address 30% of Staten Island intra-borough trips, have remained relatively flat.

Md. MTA paratransit riders file suit

Users are routinely picked up and dropped off late for critical medical appointments by MTA's mobility/paratransit service, according to the lawsuit.

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