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  1. On 9-14-2020 The Bangor City Council Has Approved the purchase of 7 New Community Connector Buses by piggybacking from the Vermont Public Transportation Authority’s Order and The Buses That the Community Connector Will be purchasing are Gillig Buses and the Order Consists of 4 35’ and 3 29’ Clean Diesel Buses And The Timeline and the delivery of the buses as follows we will be getting 4 35’ Gillig Standard Low Floor Diesel buses in 2022 will replace all 4 2003 New Flyer D35LF Buses 1 29’ Gillig Standard Low Floor 29’ Diesel Bus in 2022 to replace the 2004 Gillig
  2. The Community connector recently gotten in Brand new 2019 Gillig Low Floor 29’ Buses 1985-1989 information to add to the roster these replaced 3 2000 New Flyer D30LF Buses 0027-0029 and 2 Eldorado National Areo elite International units 0725-0726 Bus 1985 Delivered on 10/31/19 the Vin Number is 15GGE2719K3093685 Plate number is 428.178 Entered service on 11/4/19 Bus 1986 Delivered on 11/12/19 the vin number is 15GGE2710K3093686 plate number is 428.192 Entered service on 11/19/19 Bus 1987 Delivered on 11/12/19 the VIN number to is 15GGE2712K3093687 plate number 428.191 E
  3. To update the roster per my contacts from the community Connector that all 5 2002 Orion V 30’ Buses are all retired and also 2 Cutaways retired as well As 2002 Orion V Bus 0202 Retired in April 2018 2002 Orion V Bus 0203 Retired in October 2018 2002 Orion V Bus 0207 Retired in May 2018 2002 Orion V Bus 0209 Retired in February 2019 2002 Orion V Bus 0210 Retired in February 2019 2007 Eldorado National Areo Elite Unit 0725 Retired in December 2018 due to mechanical issues 2009 Goahen Coach CC5500 Unit 0924 Retired in October 2018
  4. Community connector’s retired fleet of buses 0202,0203,0207,0209,0210. 2002 Orion V 30’ retired in 2018/2019 as these are being replaced by Gillig 29’ Low floor buses Here the dates of there retirement 0202 Ex westchester beeline 102 retired on 4/2018 0203 Ex westchester beeline 103 retired on 10/2018 0207 Ex westchester beeline 107 retired on 6/2018 0209 Ex westchester beeline 109 retired on 2/2019 due to front end electrical fire 0210 Ex westchester beeline 110 retired on 2/2019 The last bus to retire from revenue
  5. Hello I would like to share with you with my permission is a photo I took of BAT Community connector (Bangor ME) 2004 Gillig Phantom 30’ parked at the community connector bus maintance facility in Bangor Maine photo Taken on 7-9-17 this was an Ex MCAT Transit Bus out of florida the community connector is going to renumber the bus but that’s TBA and this bus has been on community Connector property since June of 2017 and there in the process of getting it ready for service with my permission to add this photo to the roster and another note bangor Community connector just r
  6. Community Connector Gillig bus photos to add to the roster with my permission 1046 a 2011 Gillig 35' Advantage photo taken on 5/21/17 at the community connector bus maintenance yard 1047 A 2011 Gillig 35' Advantage photo taken on 4/30/17 at the community connector bus maintenance yard Bus 1048 A 2011 Gillig 35' Advantage taken on 6/20/17 at the community connector bus depot pulling in to do a Mount Hope Route 1049 is a 2011 Gillig 35' Advantage photo taken on 8/23/16 at the community connector bus depot at Pickering square doing Hammond st 1050 a 2011 Gillig 35' Advantage photo
  7. Bangor community Connector Bangor Maine Capital Improvement program for 2018-2022 and FY18 budget With 2 New Gillig 29' buses comming this year in 2017 And 2 More Gillig 29' buses comming next year in 2018 And we still have a lot of funding from the Fast Grant from the FTA for future new Bus orders http://www.bangormaine.gov/filestorage/1538/4808/12241/FY18_Proposed_Budget.pdf
  8. Bus 0723 our 2007 International champion has retired as of October 31st and it will be used as parts Bus we have 5 2003 New Flyer D35LF the buses that were bought fro Austin Texas we got 5 Not 8 that is state in the roster that we got 8 but we got 5 there up in limestone Maine the Maine Military Authority being overhauled and we will be having 3 2017 Gillig 29' Advangates being delivered in 2017 And we have our other 3 2018 29' Gillig Advantages being delivered in 2018 can you change that in the roster
  9. Hello I have some photos to Add to the Roster with my permission i have a photo of a 1996 Orion V Bus 43 This photo was taken on 7/27/16 at The Community Connector Bus Hub at Pickering Square doing a Stillwater route i have a photo of a 2009 Goshen Coach Chevy Bus 0924 was taken 5/31/16 at The Community Connector Bus Hub at Pickering Square doing a Hampden route i also have a Photo of a 2011 Gillig 35' Advantage bus 1046 this photo was Taken on 6/7/16 at the Community Connector Bus Hub at Pickering Square doing a Hammond st Route 'I also have a Photo of a 2007 Eldorado Areo Interna
  10. This arrived in limestone Maine a minute ago this is a 2003 New Flyer D35LF one of bangor Community connector new buses heading up to limestone to Maine Military Authority for overhaul it for the bangor community connector Credit to Eric Huoppi one of the Maine military Authority employees we have 4 units now but we have 8 being delivered These buses came from an agency out of California and transfer to Texas for delivery don't know where in California they came from and the fleet numbers are TBA these will replace buses that have lasted There extended useful life can some
  11. Good news Bangor community connector based out of bangor Maine there 5 2003 New Flyer D30LF buses are up at the Maine military Authority bus refurbishment place in limestone Maine they came from Texas today with less rust on if that's good news and the agency in Texas we got these from is unknown All they need is to get a good paint Job and any other work that needs to be done before they are brought to Bangor and also bangor bought them for $5,000 for all 5 D30LF and they had other funding that was tucked away for the used buses It might take months for them to overhaul the buses and to g
  12. The bangor Community Connector in Bangor Maine has bought 5 Used 2003 New Flyer D35LF with 2 Doors from Texas but there are on there way to maine but there not comming to Bangor there going up to Limestone Maine to Maine Military Authority to have a Complete midlife overhaul done And also they ordered an additional 4 more New 2018 Gillig 29' that are comming in 2018 to add on the 2 that's been previously ordered so they have 6 on order now Here's what buses that are due up for retirement 3 1996 Orion V 3 2000 New Flyer D30LF that we gotten from Greater Portland Metro Portland Maine
  13. BANGOR, Maine — Bangor has been awarded a $1.4 million federal grant to purchase 4 new Gillig buses to add to its aging fleet that city officials say has been in dire need of an upgrade. U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Friday in news releases that the Community Connector had been awarded the Federal Transit Administration grant. community Connector also ordered 2 new Gillig buses, 6 months ago but those also will take more than a year to arrive "Bangor gets ‘game changing’ $1.4M grant to overhaul bus fleet" https://bangordailynews.com/2016/09/02/news/bangor/bangor-gets-
  14. Hey I got an Email From The Community connector Operations Officer And she said our 2 New 2017 Gillig 29' diesel Advantage Buses has been ordered and It will take 2 years for completion of manufacturing of the 2 buses which its a plus and How Ever they are Actively Looking for Surplus buses But it will take a long process to find Surplus buses for Now until we get our 2 New buses We are going to due on what we have for right now can someone edit the community connectors roster
  15. Hello I was told that Our 2 2018 29' Gillig Advantage 29' diesel buses has been ordered and they ordered the buses a few months ago of this year and to be delivered In 2018 can someone edit the community connector roster and put the order on the roster I was told prior to ordering the buses it takes 18 months for completion and delivery
  16. Hello everyone I Just got word from Laurie Linscott the bus Superintendent of the Bangor Community Connector has orders out for 2 2018 Gillig 29' Advantage Diesel buses, but those take 18-24 months to be delivered in And the delivery will take place in 2018 for our Gilligs and also Community Connector is looking for up to Ordering 10 new Gillig 29' Diesel buses to phase in over the coming years, but it will be a slow going process with limited funding. For now the Community Connector will have to rely heavily on extending the lives of what buses we have http://www.bangormaine.gov/fil
  17. The Bangor Maine finance committee approved for the purchase of 2 new 2018 Gillig 29' Diesel Buses For the Bangor community connector in Bangor Maine They are using the funding in the amount of. 414,669 in FTA Grant funds and 168,033 in Maine DOT funds and 250,00 in the FY year 16 budget city budget Delivery to take place for the 2 29' new Gillig buses will be in 2018 And also the bangor community connector out of Bangor Maine will be purchasing 10 excellent condition used new flyer buses from an agency out of Texas one of the community connector drivers told me and said that
  18. I give Detroit Diesel 6V92TA permission to add these photos on the Bangor community connector wiki page it's all Watermarked with my name on all the photos I give permission for anyone to upload my photo to the wiki page I would appreciate it 1 Photo is a 1996 Orion V Bus 44 1 photo is a 2000 New Flyer D30LF 0028 1 photo is a 2002 Orion V 0210 1 photo is a 2006 Bluebird ultra LF 0621 1 photo Is a 2007 International Champion Defender 0723 1 Photo is a 2007 International Eldorado Areo Elite 0725 1 photo is a 2009 Goshen Coach 0924 1 photo is a 2011 Gillig Low Floor 1050
  19. Here's bangor Community connectors currant roster Bangor Maine For our 1996 Orion V's we have 2 Units Active 43&44 and Bus 45 has been placed on the out of service retired list due to mechanical failure and condition it's in and it won't pass state DOT inspection bus 45 retired in January of 2016 Bus 43&44 are used as spare buses and that's in the process of being retired For the 2000 New Flyer D30LF we have 3 Units still active 0027-0029 For the 2002 Orion V we have 5 Units still active 0202-0203-0207-0209-0210 For the 2006 Blue Bird Ultra LF We have 1 Unit active 062
  20. Bangor Maine 2011 Gillig Bus 1046 will soon be added to the Community Connector fleetbut it wont be its first time carrying passengers. In fact this bus is five years old, newly refurbished through a so-called midlife overhaul by the Maine Military Authority in Limestone. They bring them up and we tear them down, and we build them back up, said Bob Jandreau, general manager at MMA. From seats to seat belts, new lights to a new radiator-this bus has been rehabbed top to bottom. This is a way to protect the resource that we have already invested in, and to make it last longer, and to make i
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