CHICAGO — On Thursday, Chicago Transit Authority leaders are expected to sign an agreement to freeze bus and train fares for two years in return for limited state assistance. For the full story, click here.
Division 13 will serve as a bus maintenance, operations and service facility with a multi-level parking garage that accommodates 200 CNG buses, fueling equipment, transportation offices and support areas.
The company has purchased and sold more Ford E-Series chassis than any other bus manufacturer in North America since 2006.
The product improvement plan focuses on improved fuel efficiency, lower total cost of ownership and improved uptime.
University of Washington researchers have developed an inexpensive system that uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals from passengers’ mobile phones and devices to collect better data about where bus riders get on and off, how many people use a given stop and even how long they wait to transfer to another bus.
According to the agency transit manager, the driver “got off route” and drove under the bridge, though why is still under investigation. The bus was out-of-service and had no passengers at the time.
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