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    Brandon, Manitoba
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    Buses, Trains, Model Trains, and a somewhat passive interest in aviation.

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  1. The City is now looking at demand responsive transit for evenings and potentially weekends. I see this as a potential huge improvement over the current hourly service provided at these times. https://www.brandonsun.com/local/city-looking-at-on-demand-transit-574559832.html
  2. The only orange left will likely be on the service trucks.
  3. Interesting that you can still see the remnants of the loop on Olive for the Portage bus.
  4. And that's that for the old Info Centre.
  5. 1748 has made it's way out to Kaldeck Truck & Trailers in MacGregor, MB.
  6. @BrianD you might know someone more than I would. But would you have any insight of if the city ever intends to publicly publish their real time bus data along with locations? I see things like Google Maps are still using static schedules.
  7. So many drivers cross there for not only parking, but Main @ McAdam is a relief point for the 18 and I think the 32 sometimes.
  8. Don't exactly think that would be responsible of them at the moment.
  9. Probably just forgot to punch the P/R in. Some don't really care about putting P/R messages in.
  10. Bit of a throwback. Found a few videos on my hard drive that seemed they were lost to time, so I figured now is a pretty good time to share them.
  11. I thought I actually had a photo of one somewhere, but I couldn't seem to find it. I did come across this from a 1982 Brandon system map. I still have yet to scan this one in, but I actually got this map as a gift! I did put the routes into this other map project I'm working on. https://www.google.com/maps/d/drive?state={"ids"%3A["1GHiQnhN1dwNZkhZLzxUbEmdbDTJli8cI"]%2C"action"%3A"open"%2C"userId"%3A"107129476531906607937"}&usp=sharing
  12. I hadn't noticed that! Looks like it could be intentional. https://www.winnipeg.ca/finance/findata/matmgt/documents/2014/201-2014_B/201-2014B_PA_Schedule_18_-_Technical_Requirements.pdf (page 41 of 107) Page 50 speaks more in general of the lighting rather than one station, but I don't see what they wouldn't implement it throughout. Plus the tunnel near Osborne already apparently has some really fancy lighting.
  13. I have nothing against on street BRT given the proper priority signals... not saying that real rapid transit instead of glorified buses wouldn't be nice, but... it's a Winnipeg thing.
  14. Had to do a quick swing by one of the stations... getting excited for tomorrow!
  15. As far as I'm aware, a blank stop will be used, though I'm not sure if a school charter uses this stop anymore this is the only example I know of. https://goo.gl/maps/HFmFtbKpC2m2WKgt5
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