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April 4, 2012

BART unveils new railcar seats

In March BART began replacing existing wool seat assemblies in 100 cars with a brand new type of seat material. These train cars will be integrated into the existing fleet — a few cars at a time — until 100 cars are achieved.


June 7, 2011

BART may trim seat size

Agency’s “seating labs” with passengers show that while they prefer wider seats, about 90 percent are willing to sacrifice about two inches from the current seats to allow for slightly wider aisles.


April 27, 2011

BART unveils mobile seat testing facility

The mobile testing facility, which features a mock-up of alternative seat widths, heights, coverings and leg room, will make a series of public appearances over the next few months.


October 27, 2008

LaFrance expands eco-friendly, safety-certified fabric line

The LaFrance Ritz Repreve is the only independently certified, eco-friendly motorcoach seating fabric available to the North American motorcoach industry. LaFrance supports energy and resource conservation and sustainability by using Repreve recycled yarns in an energy-efficient system.


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