News Tagged With: aging-transit-systems
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July 30, 2012

Texas’s CityLink to replace aging paratransit vehicles

Will replace nine or 10 aging vehicles, some of which have surpassed 10 years of service or 300,000 miles.


April 17, 2012

Repair backlog jeopardizes transit service demand

Decades of deferred repairs and modernization projects have many transit agencies scrambling to keep trains and buses in operation.


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