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May 7, 2012

APTA names Bus Safety & Security Award winners

Safety awards went to Monterey-Salinas Transit of Monterey, Calif; San Antonio, Texas-based VIA Metropolitan Transit and Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. Pierce Transit of Lakewood, Wash. and New York City Transit took home security awards.


May 23, 2011

MCI debuts new fleet monitoring technology

Will unveil the ACTIA Smart Power Multiplex System on its 2011 MCI Commuter Coach at the American Public Transportation Association’s 2011 Bus & Paratransit Conference May 22 to 25 in Memphis, Tenn. The system is now standard on all new MCI D-Series models equipped with 2010 engine technology.


May 23, 2011

APTA announces Bus Safety, Security awards

Awarded in four categories determined by annual ridership for public systems and one category for contracted systems, the awards recognize public transportation organizations for their positive and proactive safety and security programs that are dedicated to improving safety and security for the employees, passengers and the public.


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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

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.

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