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8 Open Source Benefits Every Agency Should Know

Technology| September 13, 2017

Lower cost is one of the chief reasons agencies should consider open source, which unlike proprietary licensed software, is a base platform that any agency can use free of charge and adapt to meet its specific needs.

Deadline extended for Innovative Solutions Award submissions

Management & Operations| May 22, 2017

Applications can be submitted either by the operation or the solutions provider and will be judged by our BusCon Advisory Board, with winners and shortlisted submissions recognized at BusCon’s Award Breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

Management & Operations| March 28, 2017

[Video] The Battle Public Transit Must Win: Stopping Burnout

Public transit authorities have some of the highest turnover and absenteeism rates of any U.S. industry. This video explores some of the costs facing transit and discuss how to recognize burnout and disengagement. For more solutions, visit www.redkiteproject.com. Research that helped inform video: https://medium.com/@Zstone/literature...

March 15, 2017

The Challenge of Reporting Near-Miss Bus Operation Incidents

Nobody questions the value of reviewing vehicle “near-miss” incidents; however, there are plenty of skeptics out there harboring doubts that bus operators will actually report themselves committing unsafe acts. Often, when the subject of self-reporting is being discussed, it is greeted by swells of suppressed laughter by those familiar with human nature.

Sustainability| February 2, 2017

PERC launching e-newsletter for transportation professionals

Launching this month, The Autogas Refuel is a quarterly news digest providing the most current information to propane autogas public and private transportation fleets, delivered straight to their inbox.

January 11, 2017

The Hidden Factor in Bus Accidents when Human Error is the Cause

It happens every day. A pedestrian sees a bus barreling down the road but is convinced he can make his way to the other side without harm. Most of the time he’s right, and the only harm done is to the driver’s skyrocketing blood pressure.

Government Issues| December 14, 2016

U.S. DOT releases toolkit to engage public in decision-making process

It uses clear design and plain language to explain the transportation decision-making process and describe how members of the public can work with their local and state transportation agencies in a proactive, constructive way.

December 7, 2016

How Using One-Third Rule Helps Bus Operators Manage Intersections

I’ve been noticing a rising number of folks — driving vehicles of all types — rushing through intersections after the signal has reached a full and solid red. There is one particular intersection in town where motorists continue to plow through the red signal as if stopping has somehow become optional. Rushing through intersections is not a safe practice and proceeding through a red signal still happens to be a traffic violation. This should be a secret to no one. Yet, it seems to happen all the time.

November 16, 2016

Tips for Training Bus Instructors and Remembering an Old Friend

Soon after reaching my 20th year in the transit industry, back in 1993, after a draining day of addressing routine bus issues, I would cross paths with another employee, who I always remember, seemed to be quietly “doing his own little daily gig.”

Motorcoach| August 15, 2016

How is the Motorcoach Industry Tackling the Driver Shortage?

The crisis has pushed operators to use new workforce development tactics, including adding full-time human resources departments, increasing marketing and advertising, and enhancing their benefits package to be more attractive to job hunters.

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