Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'Bus'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • CPTDB | Transit Discussion
    • Western Canada Transit Discussion
    • Ontario Transit Discussion
    • Québec Transit Discussion
    • Atlantic Canada Transit Discussion
    • General Aviation Discussion
    • General Railway Discussion
    • Marine Transportation Discussion
    • American Transit Discussion
    • Global Transit Discussion
    • General Motorcoach Discussion
    • General Vehicle Discussion
  • CPTDB | General Discussion
    • Transit Lounge
    • General Lounge
    • Photography Discussion
    • Transit Websites & Fan Page Updates
    • Upcoming Transit Events
    • Transit Employment Discussion
  • CPTDB | Wiki Discussion
    • General Info
    • Content Changes and Additions
  • CPTDB | Announcements & Updates
    • Site Discussion

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


AIM


MSN


Website URL


ICQ


Yahoo


Jabber


Skype


Location


Interests

Found 41 results

  1. According to page 153 on the December 14, 2017 Board Meeting report, there is a project titled "2019 Conventional bus expansion" under the 2018 New Capital Program that highlights the replacement of 25 High Floor Buses with 32 double-decker Low Floor buses. What we DON'T KNOW at this moment: 1) Destination sign 2) Seats (I know they went with Lazzerini but I forgot which type). 3) Height and configurations (including the engine, doors, seating arrangement) 4) Which Orions will be replaced What we DO know at this moment: 1) Alexander Dennis will be providing the double deckers (since they're the only successful makers in North America thus far) 2) Colour scheme 3) Transit Centre (besides RTC because a chunk of them are going there for sure.) 4) Route specifics (aside from 601/555 linegroup)
  2. I've been starting to notice more and more different transit in the media, either in the background of tv shows or movies, or in the forefront and featured, such as the GM Fishbowl in Speed or an HSR Classic in a commercial for ING Direct. Where have you seen transit in the media lately? In last week's issue of View Magazine, a comic called Weltschmerz takes place on a TTC streetcar.
  3. I found this old RTS bus laid up near Paddy's Pond outside St. John's, Newfoundland, I was wondering what company it used to belong to.
  4. I know that #643 was initially preserved, but then scrapped in 2011. Have any of these buses been preserved? Are there any at museums? Has the MTHA held on to any of these? I remember these buses from when I was a little kid. They ran on the #21 Crestview, plus a few routes out of Charleswood.
  5. Here is our first episode of the series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfDjNU6S2lE Any other race ideas using transit only we could consider?
  6. Looks like TTC is looking for manufacturers for a future bus order. Future TTC Bus order Document request list Here R32PA16809 - FUTURE BUS PROCUREMENT OF TTC BUSES The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is seeking an expression of interest in order to identify and obtain information from firms interested in participating with future bus purchases. The TTC currently operates and maintains a fleet of approximately 2,000 buses to support the movement of its customers across the Greater Toronto Area. A move to steady state procurement has been implemented and the TTC plans on purchasing approximately 120 buses annually.
  7. This is SUPER geeky, but I had to make it. I'm sure I share this with some of you out there, older and younger members, but the way a bus sounds is very important to me. Certain things can make me love or hate a bus, and sound is pretty much at the top of the list. Be it an awesome sounding axle, a dirty exhaust or a savage jake brake, it always helps. Now being a younger and inexperienced member I know that my interests are tailored towards newer buses, Cummins ISL/L/9/M/X/B etc., and even the DDS50/60 etc, (that's about it; anything older I genuinely dislike, especially the 6V92), but I'm curious to hear what your interests are when it comes to sound. To each their own opinion, so post videos or comments of your favorite sounding buses. As a matter of fact, I listen to audioclips of good ones while I work; it really helps. I'll start us off with a few: As you may know, or be able to tell, I'm a ZF fanboy, so here are a few. Listen with bass on if can: First pull off: I've recently discovered a popular French bus, Heulizez, which makes the GX337h, which sounds quite punchy. Listen from 3:29: And we can't forget Allison. Love the shifts into 5th and 6th on these things, never disappoints: from 0:54 to 1:30: Let's hear what you've got!
  8. why not everyone make custom liveries for bus ect? is it weird or what
  9. Mine is obviously 14 Glencairn. I just saw 1001 go by on it. It's because I live on Glencairn Ave. and see the 14 go by everyday, and it's been my dream to drive a 14 since i was little. Mount Dennis, here I come!
  10. Hello all, Does anyone know where to get model TTC Transit buses like this? Doesn't matter what model. I am currently trying to make a model TTC garage. Just wondering if anyone else has these and are willing to sell them or say where they got them. I already know about the model fishbowls and have a couple.
  11. hello guys , I'm a student at university and actually I'm looking for canadian people to answer a quick questionnaire which topic is life in canada ( culture, music, art, movies, aviation...) . so if you are interested in , and have time to read it please check the links below and if you have questions feel free to contact me by message . https://framaforms.org/life-in-canada-1-1524846147 https://framaforms.org/life-in-canada-2-1524846322 Thank you guys
  12. Ontario is providing up to $13 million to Brampton and York Region to buy 14 electric buses and four charging systems over the next 2 years. Ontario's strategy to cut greenhouse gas pollution to 15 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020, 37 per cent by 2030 and 80 per cent by 2050. SOURCE: Government of Ontario Climate Change Action Plan
  13. Here's an odd one. The Bruce Peninsula now has a privately operated transit system based out of Wiarton, Ontario (that's about 20 Min NW of Owen Sound). They currently have one route, and they are using an ex Hamilton bus (apparently its a full sized transit bus!). A smaller cutaway will soon run another route to the popular Sauble Beach as well. They are also planning a connection to the Chi Cheemaun ferry stop at Tobermory. http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/2017/06/08/transit-bus-service-on-bruce-peninsula Their fleet information describes them as having a 38 passenger transit bus, and its supposedly ex HSR. Anyone know what that might be... D40LF? https://brucepeninsulatransit.com/other-services/ Given that I spend a lot of my summer up on the Bruce, I will be on the lookout for this new operation, and hope to report more soon.
  14. I mainly have made electronics videos for the past 2 years, but sometimes I upload bus videos. Here is todays upload of sound recordings of Golden Gate Transit's 2003 Orion V's.
  15. This is my first post on this website, so here goes (forgive me if this isn't the right place to post it). I've been a fan of transit and buses for many years now; I think it goes back to when I was a kid and growing up riding the bus just about everywhere. Now I've grown to the point where I want to be a bus collector and gather a series of buses, both past and present. Now the one I'm looking for in particular has been rather hard to find. I'm looking for a Neoplan AN460 still intact that hasn't been torn apart yet or scrapped in a junkyard. I've looked all over, eBay, Transit Sales, Bargain Bus News, and many other used bus sales websites, but to no success. Out of the many buses I've looked and seen over the years, this one has always stood out to me is it was a common bus I rode in Pittsburgh back in 2011-2013 before they were retired and now owning one for me would serve a nostalgic purpose. Does anyone out there know of any person, place, or transit agency that might still have one and is looking to sell it in the future or is up for sale right now?
  16. I would like to start a discussion regarding your reviews and opinions of transit vehicles in Québec. I think that this discussion would be better suited in the Québec Transit Discussion forum than the General Vehicle Discussion Forum.
  17. Hi Everyone, ANIME-AND-BUSES here, I'm new here and this is my first topic. So, in the future, I plan to buy a New Flyer bus hopefully when Santa Cruz Metro retires some of their models. But I want to ask others what was their experience with buying a used bus, and what do they do with it.
  18. Public Transit in Mexico Leon, Guanajuato MX ______________________________________________ OPTIBUS Leon was the first city in Mexico to create a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. Optibus is nicknamed "La Oruga" by locals because the articulated buses look like big green Caterpillars. This is one of their newest buses.
  19. El Paso - Los Angeles Limousine Express, Inc. is a bus company that links cities in the southwestern United States with El Paso, TX. Connections are also available to its sister company in Mexico. The fleet is mostly Motor Coach Industries (MCI) buses.
  20. A thread for Greyhound buses and any other American bus living a second life in Guatemala: Company Model, Number, Guatemala License Plate Fuente del Norte: MC-12 #1875 C271BCL MC-12 #2948 C561BMS MC-12 #3100 C939BNC MC-12 #3113 C230BND Rapidos del Sur: MC-12 #3073 C709BDG Photos: #1875 IMG_5212 by GojiMet86, on Flickr #2948 IMG_4315 by GojiMet86, on Flickr #3073 IMG_5213 by GojiMet86, on Flickr #3100 IMG_4404 by GojiMet86, on Flickr #3113 IMG_9126 by GojiMet86, on Flickr I'll throw in a couple more in case anyone manages to identify them: IMG_6882 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_6880 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_6876 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_6520 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5733 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5271 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5269 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5266 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5260 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5257 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5252 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_5246 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_4286 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_3866 by GojiMet86, on Flickr IMG_3882 by GojiMet86, on Flickr
  21. Ready Bus Line #L380 was in Calgary, Alberta earlier today:
  22. I'm wondering if anyone besides me has a favorite bus/engine/transmission combination because of the way it sounds? Obviously a lot of us are fans of screaming two-stroke Detroits, but does anyone have another one they personally like? For me, it's a Nova Bus Classic with a Detroit Series 50 and an Allison B400R transmission. In this case the transmission is heard much more prominently than the engine, and I find the B400R's whine under acceleration very pleasant to listen to. Calming, if you will. My local system had such a Classic, until it was retired in 2014 when the transmission failed. 3:10 in this video: Trent
  23. What are your favorite powertrains? Some of my personal favourties are the 6V92TA/Allison HT-740 to HT-748, the Series 50/ZF, and the Cummins M11/Allison B400R. There are a few more that I really like, but I cannot think of them at the momment.
  24. What is your favourite model of bus? Why is it your favourite? Why isn't it your favourite? Comment below!
×
×
  • Create New...