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BART may trim seat size

Rail| June 7, 2011
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.

BART launches mobile seat lab to elicit customer feedback

Accessibility| May 18, 2011
The mobile seat lab took several months to create and contains four stations, each equipped with several different seats.
Rail| 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.
Rail| March 8, 2011

Tests find bacteria on BART seats

A recent study conducted by the San Francisco State University's biology lab tested one BART seat and one San Francisco Muni seat at random. BART’s seat harbored several different strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Bus| January 20, 2010

Kustom Seating taps new president

Keith N. Nippes, who most recently served as president/COO of Ultimate North America Transportation Equipment LLC, will take over, while Founder Joseph Lazzara continues in his role as CEO.
Accessibility| February 6, 2009

Seating Options for Today's Passenger Transportation Systems

The latest industry models combine cutting-edge technology with modern design to enhance numerous vehicle interiors. Current features include three-point seat belts, “back-to-back” configurations, and anti-microbial/anti-bacterial vinyl and stainless steel structures.
Motorcoach| 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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