BUS TRANSIT BASICS
Bus Driver Training: Putting Customer Service at the Top of the List
Driving a bus means good people skills as much as it means safe driving. This article talks about putting transit customer service at the top of the list, and training bus drivers for people skills.
Bus Transit Partnerships: Merging Private and Public Bus Operations
Private and public bus transit sectors often operate as separate entities, but there are times when joining for mutual benefit makes sense. This article talks about how motorcoach operators can earn more revenue by partnering with public bus operations.
Transit Projects: How and When to Use DBOMs
When should you use DBOMs? In this article, we analyze how you can benefit from design, build, operation and maintenance contracts.
Bus Safety: Taking Steps to Protect Bus Drivers
After recent bus attacks, we ask, what can we do to increase bus driver safety? Agencies talk about steps they are taking to increase driver safety and bus security.
High-Floor Buses Worth Another Look
The U.S. bus transit industry almost exclusively used low-floor busses. But high-floor busses have several benefits, including the possibility of operating cost benefits. In this article, we review the benefits of high-floor busses versus low-floor and standard-floor bus systems.
Strategies to Find and Nurture Transit Bus Technicians
Keeping your bus fleet tuned for efficiency and safety is no easy task. This article examines strategies to get quality transit bus maintenance technicians and how to keep them on staff.
Bus Transportation Changes that Mattered
A summary of the big changes that moved the bus transportation industry forward. This article looks at the history of bus transportation, from the invention of diesel motors to the rise of the big bus transit companies.