October 5, 2011
Bennett brings significant experience in the power unit and vehicle industry, serving most recently as vice president of business development for the industrial sector at Eaton Corp. He also spent time in other operating and corporate managerial roles with Honeywell and General Electric.
In the Tuesday general session at the APTA Expo, guest speaker Richard Florida, founder of Creative Class Group and author, says ‘post-crash prosperity’ is possible, but only through investing in a public transportation system that fits a new generation America.
Whether it’s Bill Millar or Michael Melaniphy, the same issues remain in creating revenue streams for public transportation.
Hand-in-hand with the new SEE#1 safety program is the development of Tectrans’ “Red Carpet” customer care program, which is being highlighted during EXPO.
The breadth of products includes: VDO ViewGate intelligent information center, KIBES advanced onboard control and monitoring system, VDO Compact View engine data display, VDO FlexCluster indicating instrument, Driver's Workplace advanced cockpit module, VDO ALAS I and II adjustable fuel senders, and VDO CANcockpit and Viewline instruments.
With an imager that can rotate 350 degrees, mount the CA Wedge at any angle and end up with a horizontal picture — the camera is fully adjustable to increase the range of viewing angles.
The new system has several features, including enabling passengers to sign up for auto-replenishment, which automatically adds money to the card whenever it dips below a pre-determined amount and charges their bank account or credit card.
October 4, 2011
The hybrid-electric propulsion system saves an additional 10-20 percent on fuel for bus fleets, which doesn’t include the other 10 percent in fuel savings made possible through a new idling function.
The NABI BRT has been engineered and "Whole Bus Tested" at the Altoona Bus Testing Center as a heavy-heavy-duty transit bus and is equipped with a proven structure and industry standard components for dedicated BRT operation as well as regular fixed-route service.
The new diesel option is especially suited to vehicle repowers for public transit authorities committed to improving air quality and reducing environmental problems.
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