METRO Magazine - May 2016

COVER STORY: * Maintenance Survey 2016 * *

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Maintenance Survey 2016 (COVER STORY)
As electric bus usage and adaptation of electric cooling fans continues, maintenance departments seek ways to both address issues and proviide specialized training for their staff.

Inside AVTA's Aggressive Zero-Emissions Goal

Following the lead of the City of Lancaster to be a "Net Zero City," the agency recently awarded BYD a contract to supply up to 85 electric buses over a five-year period.

Dallas Streetcar Connects Commuters to City Center

The 1.6-mile starter line, which recently expanded its service hours, is providing greater connectivity to a revitalized community.  Find out top tips from consultants for streetcar projects.

Crisis Communications for Motorcoach Operators

Steps operators should take to effectively communicate with staff and the media, as well as managing the company's reputation in the event a vehicle is involved in an accident.

St. Cloud Training Center Improves Paratransit Process

A new $2.2 million customized facility provides assessment and training services more efficiently and in a more customer-friendly manner, with a cost-savings of about $125 per assessment.

Custom-Designed Bus Shelter's Becoming Standard

Lower-priced materials are huge factor in this shift.  Amenities being implemented include LED displays and solar lighting, to make riders feel welcome.


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