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    Los Angeles MTA

    According to Wikipedia, Los Angeles Since the early 1980’s Neoplan was a contractor for Southern California Rapid Transit District, which became the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority. In September 1984 cracks were found in 128 Neoplan buses, more cracks found in 92 buses up to February 1985. Neoplan in the 1990s had a high problem occurrence rate in many of its methanol and ethanol fueled buses. On January 4, 2000, a report by MTA Inspector General Arthur Sinai cited several problems on about 250 new Neoplan buses delivered between 1997 and 1999.[17] They included a dozen chronic defects on clutches, problems with exhaust pipes and engine oil reservoirs, failing door structures and defective wheelchair lifts. The report also noted that “none of these problems were remedied by the manufacturer.” The report noted problems went unfixed for long periods, and if repaired often done at MTA expense instead of under warranties. Some warranty claims were refused by Neoplan due to lateness in processing complaints. The report also noted conflicts of interest with MTA inspectors. Three MTA personnel took jobs with Neoplan after leaving the MTA, with one of them working with Neoplan one month after their resignation. Many inspectors who spent time at the Lamar plant physically were caught fudging travel and expense accounts for nearly $10,000 in a 7 month period ending in 1997. One MTA engineer accused of account padding was charged with grand theft in Los Angeles in 1999.
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    Miami-Dade Transit Discussion

    https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fmedia.nbcmiami.com%2Fimages%2F652*367%2FInvestigation_Continues_Into_Miami_Dade_Bus_Crash.jpg&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcmiami.com%2Fnews%2Flocal%2FMiami-Dade-Transit-Bus-Crash-Multiple-Injured-505465511.html&docid=bz0Jss1IEGO6pM&tbnid=kXwOpGf314wuoM%3A&vet=10ahUKEwjc8aDuobrgAhVDp1kKHRLgBvwQMwhcKAEwAQ..i&w=652&h=367&client=tablet-android-samsung&bih=1371&biw=981&q=Miami Dade Transit&ved=0ahUKEwjc8aDuobrgAhVDp1kKHRLgBvwQMwhcKAEwAQ&iact=mrc&uact=8 Bus 06140 was damaged in an accident http://www.ttmg.org/transitwiki/Miami-Dade_Transit
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    AC Transit

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_Transit and look at the Neoplan on the AC Transit Fleet Roster
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    San Mateo County Transit District - SamTrans

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SamTrans fleet and look for Neoplan USA AN460A Transliner Articulated listed on the roster
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    Transit Related Dreams

    You meaning dexta Daps in shabba madda pot https://player.vimeo.com/video/258505129
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    MUNI (San Francisco, CA)

    Did you use Wikipedia for SF MUNI fleet roster?
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    WMATA Washington

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metrobus_(Washington,_D.C.)#/media/File:WMATA_2002_Neoplan_AN460A.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metrobus_(Washington,_D.C.) and look for Neoplan USA AN460A and AN440A in the fleet roster
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    NJ TRANSIT (New Jersey Transit)

    According to Wikipedia, Neoplan USA filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in August 2006,[6] listing assets of $13.7 million and debts of $59 million, after closing its manufacturing plant in 2006. The company still technically continued to exist until selling its parts-supply division, Neopart. Once Neopart was sold, in October 2007,[8][9] Neoplan USA ceased to exist. But FYI, Neoplan Bus GmbH is still in business in Germany and it is an German automotive company that manufactures buses, trolleybuses and coaches. It is a subsidiary of MAN SE. As of this, did you now the neoplan founder Gottlob Auwärter who founded Neoplan Bus GmBH in 1 July 1935 6. Juni 1903 in Möhringen; † 10. August 1993)
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    Port Authority of Allegheny County [PAAC] -- Pittsburgh, PA

    PAT would continue ordering buses in that specification until 1995 when they ordered buses with both seating sides facing front except when on wheel wells. The side destination signs were moved immediately to the left of the front door starting with the 1998 Neoplan AN-460 (articulated bus) order. This continued with the Neoplan Metroliner order but skipped the Neoplan AN-440LF order in 1999. Neoplan USA is now back in business.
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    NJ TRANSIT (New Jersey Transit)

    9501-9549 feature transit seating, while 9601-9636 feature suburban seating. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NJ_Transit_bus_fleet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoplan Neoplan USA is now back in business.
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    SEPTA (Pennsylvania)

    In 1982, SEPTA ordered buses from Neoplan USA, a purchase that was both the largest for Neoplan at the time and SEPTA's largest to date. These buses were used throughout the SEPTA service area. SEPTA changed its specifications on new bus orders each year. The Neoplan AK's (numbered 8285–8410), which was SEPTA's first Neoplan order, had longitudinal seating: all of the seats face towards the aisle. However, their suburban counterparts (8411–8434) had longitudinal seating only in the rear of the bus. The back door has a wheelchair ramp, which forced SEPTA officials to limit its use and specify wheelchair lifts in their next order. These buses had a nine-liter 6v92 engine and Allison HT-747 transmission. In 1983, SEPTA, along with other transit operators in Pennsylvania, ordered 1,000 Neoplan buses of various lengths. SEPTA ultimately received 450 buses from this order: 425 were 40-foot (12 m) buses (BD 8435–8584 and CD 8601–8875), which came without wheelchair lifts, and 25 35-foot (11 m) buses (BP 1301–1325). SEPTA purchased additional Neoplans in 1986. The first two groups (3000–3131 and 3132–3251) came without rear wheelchair lifts; the last two groups, one in late 1987 (3252–3371) and another in 1989 (3372–3491), included them. All Neoplans built between 1986 and 1989 were equipped with a ZF 4HP-590 transmission. By the early 1990s, SEPTA had 1,092 Neoplan AN440 coaches in active service, making it the largest transit in North American with a fleet primarily manufactured by Neoplan USA. These buses dominated the streets of Philadelphia through late 1997, when the earlier fleet of AK and BD Neoplans (8285–8581) was replaced by 400 buses built by American Ikarus and – the same company after a 1996 reorganization – North American Bus Industries. The older GMC RTS 35- and 40-foot buses were also replaced in this order, with the sole remaining exception of No. 4462, a 35-foot coach. More replacements occurred when SEPTA received its first low-floor fleet and retired the last An440 buses on June 20, 2008. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SEPTA
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    Los Angeles MTA

    Did you check Wikipedia for lacmta fleet
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    RTC of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RTC_Transit
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    NFTA-Metro

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NFTA_fleet and look for 1992 McI Classics
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    Miami-Dade Transit Discussion

    Miami Dade Transit #19101-19210 is in the process of being delivered, the last batch of the order is currently Awaiting Inspection. Units #19122 and higher are assigned to CWD Garage for South and West Dade Routes early this year and .other areas are getting them soon they are doing construction work to the Garage that does the routes in the SW and Southern Part of the County so they can handle CNG fueled buses. Bus #647 was participated in this week's 2019 MLK Day Parade.
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