With the idea of mobility evolving and impacting all facets of bus transportation, BusCon 2018 featured all of the latest vehicles and technology, as well as hosted discussions on some of the hottest topics, including autonomous vehicles and electric bus usage. The event was held Oct. 1 to 3 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.
Here are some of the top tweets from the week's excitement, including new vehicle offerings from MCI and BYD, session highlights, and the keynote address, which was delivered by L.A. Metro's Nadine Lee.
The #BusCon2018 show floor is officially open!! Ribbon cutting courtesy of @IndyGoBus Vicki Learn #Indianapolis #buses #publictransit #accessibility #Mobility #innovation #technology #Sustainability pic.twitter.com/U4iXUum7Ym— METRO Magazine (@METROmagTweet) October 2, 2018
🇺🇸 Another day on the #BusCon2018 show floor in Indianapolis with our Enviro200. The world's best-selling lightweight midibus is a great value addition for transit and shuttle fleets! pic.twitter.com/mVxK9WItIy— ADL (@ADLbus) October 3, 2018
the success of @RideSacRT #microtransit pilot led to a $12M award to expand the service to other areas, says Alva Carrasco @ #BusCon18 #publictransit #innovation #ridership @TransLoc pic.twitter.com/5jRrW1mVyn— METRO Magazine (@METROmagTweet) October 2, 2018
BusCon 2018@proterra #Proterra #BusCon2018 Very honored and humbled to be selected for a Metro 2018 Innovative Solutions Award with our customer from DTA and CTE for deployment of electric buses in Duluth pic.twitter.com/h3Ezr7iN83— Michael E Hennessy (@MichaelEHennes1) October 3, 2018