METRO Magazine - November/December 2014

COVER STORY:

Alternative Propulsion, Safety Big Focus at BusCon 2014

By Alex Roman, Managing Editor

Held for the first time in Indianapolis, this year’s event featured several electric and new propane autogas vehicle debuts, while in the classroom, safety was a major focus, with sessions discussing technology integration and training.

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Alternative Propulsion, Safety Big Focus at BusCon 2014
Held for the first time in Indianapolis, this year’s event featured several electric and new propane autogas vehicle debuts, while in the classroom, safety was a major focus, with sessions discussing technology integration and training.

Pub Perspective: Constant change has been the industry’s primary trend
It’s been said that history may not be a song that repeats itself but it has verses that rhyme. Public transportation is one of those songs, and this past year has been one of those verses that rhyme with past ones. But it’s always been a hopeful tune, and what happened this year and likely in the next will be hopeful as well.

Micro Bird launches dedicated team to tackle commercial bus market
Micro Bird offers a complete line of durable commercial buses for up to 25 passengers, including the D-Series; a dual rear wheel bus made of six longitudinal structural beams combined with one-piece galvanized steel roof bows that enhance safety and rollover protection.

APTA EXPO 2014: Wealth of Public Transit Tech,Tools and Talk in Texas
The triennial event featured more than 750 global exhibitors, 60-plus buses and two mockup railcars, as well as more than 80 educational sessions.

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