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  2. I saw munro's plan and it looks like they will keep about 55 of the 8000s until 2021
  3. J. Bullock

    MiWay

    Peel Region also includes Caledon...
  4. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    The Random Thoughts Thread

    I don't know what it is with my school and daily random groups. I get that they want to use that method but they may want to use it less, quite frankly. I love sitting where I want. I mostly pick the same seat because that's what I'm confortable with. I love working on my own as that's where I excel. As for groups, we do actually contribute equal amounts of work into our project, however, when it comes to presenting it to the class, I'll usually not present because I am too anxious (I have an IEP outlining this accommodation). In that case, I'll get one of my groupmates to take over my part and answer any questions that come out of it.
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  6. Matthew TTC 4120

    The Random Thoughts Thread

    We actually have seating plans in most of our classes. Some classes we can just sit where we want to. I hate working in groups. I am always stuck with people that do absolutely nothing, and I have actually failed projects because of this. I prefer working alone. I am pretty shy, and will avoid being picked to answer questions.
  7. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    The Random Thoughts Thread

    Does anybody else's teachers do random groups for seating every day? I don't like it. The math classes in my school have a method where they use random groups every day and make those groups work on problems on whiteboards for the whole period. I hate that because I end up being too self-concious and shy to attempt the problem in front of my group (I'm bad at math). And to make it worse, my group ditches me sometimes which means I'm alone to solve problems. So math class usually ends up being 75 minutes of dreading having a teacher unexpectedly come and help you in front of your groupmates. I also don't like when random groups are done just for the sake of being with different people every day. I find that it really doesn't do much for me. Some of my classes are like this. The only saving grace is that if I'm absent one day, I'm gauranteed to find my seat quickly in case the teacher randomly decides to change a normal monthly seating plan the day I'm absent. Also, am I the only person who prefers sitting alone or in self-chosen groups and working on booklets instead of doing these "activities" in random groups that are basically designed to make you collaberate?
  8. leylandvictory2

    Safeway Tours

    in a way it is good in the event if there is a major recall like nova hybrids.
  9. Transit_Hub

    TTC's CAD/AVL "Vision" System

    Don't know which operators you talk to but all the ones I know say they hate the VISION system and that they prefer the TRUMP.
  10. ns8401

    Greyhound in the news

    A greyhound driver was arrested for DUI after a crash on a run from LA to Seattle, looks like it’s Americanos USA 60590 that was damaged: https://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/greyhound-bus-driver-arrested-on-dui-charges-in-fresno-chp-says-1/1873607468 More on the driver... he was a new guy as he had the white shirt on: https://www.yourcentralvalley.com/crime/greyhound-bus-driver-s-identity-released-after-alleged-dui-crash-in-fresno/1874097179
  11. Imgursdownvote4love

    TTC CLRV/ALRV updates and discussion

    They Avro Arrow'd it
  12. My thoughts on VISION and TRUMP. VISION from an operator's perspective: I like it because all the info I need is right there. No more scrambling to find information. VISION from a customer's perspective: I don't like how the TTS calls street names wrong. The stop announcements are also very quiet. TRUMP from an operator's perspective: I hate it. That's all I have to say. TRUMP from a customer's perspective: I like how the announcements are nice and loud and all the announcements are pronounced right (most of them, at least).
  13. Doppelkupplung

    The Random Thoughts Thread

    TTC take notes https://jalopnik.com/replacing-a-bus-wheel-with-a-giant-log-will-apparently-1832934957
  14. State of good repair.
  15. Millennium2002

    King County Metro - Seattle, Washington

    It's unlikely to see hush mode removed - they are built into the buses after all, aren't they? But it's possible future orders might not have a need for it.... and yet, having said that, did KCM not just order some extended range BAE hybrids? So maybe the working assumption is that they'll find a use for the feature... somehow... somewhere.
  16. Doggosareamazing

    TTC Orion VII Retirements

    What is a SOGR? Sounds like Russian Cottage Cheese.
  17. Yesterday: 22-392 was on the 105 in the morning. It wasn't tracking. I took 22-386 on the 90-W around 17:30. Today: 22-201 was tracking on the 105. Based on when the tracker said it departed, I missed it by 5 minutes.
  18. Gerbil

    Today's Sightings

    Today 30-248 and 31-122 were on the 162. 24-254 and 26-072 were on the 105. 29-154 was on the 90-E at Vendome around 17:45, doing a regular LS run. I understand the random buses on SN routes, but 29-154's appearance is a quite odd.
  19. jameskoole

    Bombardier Flexity Deliveries

    Spotted 4534 down in the Beach mid-afternoon heading east to Neville signed out of service.
  20. Matthew TTC 4120

    TTC CLRV/ALRV updates and discussion

    4022 is definitely the car at Hillcrest. There is tape holding the front light in. The car super shiny on the sides with the sun light. One of the best C's I have ever seen.
  21. Matthew TTC 4120

    Missing in Action buses

    1665 is currently sitting at Hillcrest beside CLRV 4022.
  22. I think at this point it would be best to let the speculation lie and just wait to see what happens. We've been over this a million times without reaching any definitive conclusions, and we know that there are internal plans to reactivate some cars, so at this point we should just sit back and wait for the fruits of their labour to materialize.
  23. The weather is much warmer so it is more likely for alrvs to return. Also don’t forget 4221 can still run even if it doesn’t track
  24. EvergreenRailfan

    King County Metro - Seattle, Washington

    Outside of the tunnel, does the HUSH mode have a use, or will it be rwmoved.
  25. Only1Moore

    The Bus (Honolulu, HI)

    The Gillig HQ in California. Just came off the assembly line a few days ago along with the new orders from Kalamazoo, Seattle, Atlanta, Salem (Oregon) and Milwaukee. It was posted up on the Gillig bus fans page. Once they’re ready, expect them to catch a ride aboard Matson ahead of their debut this Summer, possibly to phase out several of the 300 series Phantoms.
  26. Princess Daisy D 19

    The Bus (Honolulu, HI)

    Is that at the Kalihi Bus Facility?
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