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August 19, 2013

U. of Minn. testing roundabout

Officials monitoring the experiment to see the effectiveness of a permanent roundabout when buses return to Washington Avenue Southeast after Central Corridor light-rail construction concludes.


March 18, 2013

Coach USA, subsidiaries add 51 MCI coaches

New models come equipped with three-point passenger seat belts, wheelchair lifts, Wi-Fi, 110-volt and power outlets, GPS and Saucon Asset Tracking systems. Electronic stability control, SmarTire and a fire suppression system are standard safety features.


September 14, 2012

APTA : Buses, trains leading clean tech advances

Today’s public transit vehicles are significantly more advanced than automobiles in their ability to run on clean fuels. For instance, buses on the road powered by alternative fuels rose from 2% in 1992 to 36% in 2011. That compares to the percentage of cars capable of being powered by alternative fuels was only 3.2% in 2011.


August 7, 2012

Honolulu opens transit center, unveils Gilligs

Center includes four bus shelters with a total of 140 seats, informational boards, a landscaped bicycle and pedestrian path, and a bus layover area under the parking garage for the new Joint Traffic Management Center now under design.


May 9, 2011

MCI hosts Illinois Congressman

Prior to departing, Rep. Joe Walsh toured the latest editions of MCI's D4500 Commuter and J4500 touring coaches.


April 6, 2011

Shuster introduces 'BUSES' safety bill

The "Bus Uniform Standards and Enhanced Safety (BUSES) Act of 2011" to increase safety and strengthen the U.S. DOT's oversight and ability to set uniform safety standards on new and existing buses and motorcoaches.


April 13, 2009

Razorback Transit benefits from stimulus funding

Transit program is receiving $1.26 million in stimulus funding, most of which will be spent to procure three new buses at a cost of about $332,000 each, for a total of $996,000.


April 8, 2009

GO Transit unveils service, fleet expansion plans

Agency will begin two environmental assessments, which will look at expanding its rail service into new communities, and is buying 25 new bi-level passenger railcars from Bombardier.


March 27, 2009

New Flyer hosts Vice President Joe Biden

Others present included Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Transportation Secretary Raymond LaHood; Education Secretary Arne Duncan; Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan; Agriculture Secretary Kenneth Vilsack, and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale.


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