March 10, 2014
The van service, which started as a volunteer program with a personal van about 10 years ago, has transformed into a collaboration with the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority that includes two minibuses and professional drivers.
September 9, 2013
The vehicle features a one-piece fiberglass roof, a fully welded, tubular steel framework, high-gloss fiberglass sidewalls and exclusive frame-less windows that offer exceptional performance and reduced long-term maintenance.
July 30, 2013
The company is currently serving under a 5-year contract and operates 60 vehicles at BWI.
November 15, 2012
The California Transit Association presented its Transit Excellence Award to the agency for its seasonal Muir Woods Shuttle program.
July 23, 2012
The fleet includes 45 vehicles that run on B20 biodiesel. At peak times, there are 20 to 22 vehicles on the road and 12 to 15 in the evenings. Peak school year ridership is between 40,000 to 50,000 passengers a week.
July 2, 2012
The order comes from a contract awarded to Dynamic Specialty Vehicles, which includes an extension clause if BC Transit chooses to extend the contract on a yearly basis.
November 28, 2011
Currently, a shuttle is the university's only transportation system to the Med School and affiliated hospitals.
October 25, 2011
All Sprinters are powered by a 3.0-liter BlueTEC diesel engine and all versions are equipped with a number of Mercedes-Benz safety features — ESP stability and rollover control, ABS anti-lock brakes, Brake Assist and traction control.
August 8, 2011
Efforts to enhance the safety of its campus shuttle system in the wake of a recent fatal accident is on track, with 39 vehicles equipped with retractable seat belts and the remainder to be completed by month's end.
June 13, 2011
Will operate six new shuttle buses, transporting more than 15,000 passengers annually.
Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!
View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit
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.
Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines
More white papers
The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue
Copyright © 2014 Metro Magazine. All Rights Reserved.