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week of January 21 Transit Windsor 420-a.jpg Transit Windsor 420, a 1999 Orion VI, is seen at the International Transit Terminal while operating route 4 Ottawa. Photo: 51 Leslie
week of January 28 Antalya 215-a.jpg Pictured is a 2016 Hyundai Rotem LRV, operated by AntRay, the tram operator of the Turkish city of Antalya. Unit 215 is seen travelling from Antalya International Airport to the suburb area of Fatih, pausing at one of the city center stops. Photo: MiWay0310
week of February 4 Toronto Transit Commission 8929-a.jpg A trio of TTC buses are seen at Victoria Park station shortly before Christmas. Brand new Nova Bus LFS #8929 is overtaken by soon-to-be-retired Orion VII #7770, while #8002, making a rare appearance in Scarborough on a private photo charter, idles behind. Photo: PCC Guy
week of February 11 Coast Mountain Bus Company 2242-a.jpg Coast Mountain Bus Company 2242, a 2006-2007 New Flyer E40LFR, heads west on Broadway into a winter sunset. In 2007, this bus was loaned to ETS as a test. Photo: Michael Marriott
week of February 18 San Francisco MUNI 5433-a.jpg San Francisco MUNI 5433, a 2001-02 ETI 14TrSF, at 18th St & Market St in August 2016. Photo: MarkusPuettmann
week of February 25 Edmonton Transit System 129-a.jpg Edmonton Transit System BBC trolleys 129 in refurb scheme and 145 in original scheme passing each other in September 2007. Photo: captaintrolley
week of March 4 MR63-a.jpg 2 Canadian Vickers MR-63s at Radisson Metro. A rare site in Montreal now with the Azur trains taking over the Orange Line and sending the MR-73s to the Green Line. Photo: MTL66
week of March 11 Réseau de transport de la Capitale 1801-a.jpg Réseau de transport de la Capitale 1801 is the first of 64 new Van Hool A330K buses expected to arrive in the next few years. Photo: eclair14
week of March 18 Oakville Transit 4111-b.jpg Oakville Transit 4111 seen at the GO Station operating route 19 River Oaks. As of February 2018, only 2 units remain. Photo: 51 Leslie
week of March 25 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 5448-a.jpg MTA 2017 Nova Bus LFS Artic 5448 meets 2012 Nova Bus LFS Artic 5977 on the M34A Select Bus Service in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan. Photo: Around the Horn
week of April 1 Sarnia Transit 043-b.jpg Sarnia Transit 043 was the last Orion I in Canada to be retired. Its last day was March 29, 2018. Photo: Jan Boic
week of April 15 Edmonton Transit Service 4046-b.jpg ETS 4046 is the class leader for the 1998/99 D40LF purchase. Coming up on 20 years of service, these buses are up for retirement with the arrival of 110 new XD40s this year. These buses introduced many features to the Edmonton fleet, including draft doors, warm wall heating, Bailos LED signs, and the Cummins C8.3 engine. Photo: M. Parsons
week of April 22 Bus Bash 2018.jpg A lineup of buses present for Bush Bash 2018. Photo by: Jan Boic.
week of May 6 BC Transit 4065-a.jpg BC Transit 4065, a 2017 Grande West Vicinity is seen here at Colwood Exchange in Victoria, BC.
week of May 13 Grand River Transit 21765-a.jpg Grand River Transit 21765, a ION branded 2017 New Flyer XD40, is seen here at the Ainslie Street Terminal. Photo: Youngjin Ko
week of May 20 & 27 Mississauga Transit 1781-a.jpg MiWay Nova Bus LFSA 1781 on route 1 Dundas arriving at Islington station.
week of June 3 Welland Transit 1170-a.jpg Welland Transit recently placed their first Grande West Transportation Vicinity buses into service. Unit 1170 was captured at their Main Street Terminal.
week of June 10 Amtran 164-b.jpg On June 1, AMTRAN withdrew their last General Motors New Look buses from service. Built in 1974 and 1976, they were the last of their kind in service in the United States.
week of June 17 Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority 9805 and 1404-a.jpg The Bus History Association recently held their 2018 convention in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio. Two buses were used for a tour of Dayton on June 6. Greater Dayton RTA 9805, an ETI-Škoda trolleybus, and 1404, a Gillig battery-electric trolleybus, are seen on route 5 at Far Hills Avenue and Wiltshire.
week of June 24 Société de transport de Montréal 81-501-a.jpg On June 21, 2018, the last MR-63 train operated in service on the Montréal Métro. The MR-63 was the first type of car for the system, operating in service since the Métro's inauguration in 1966. In this photo taken at Station de Castelnau, lead car 81-501 heads toward Snowdon on the Blue Line.
week of July 1 Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission 1119-a.jpg OC Transpo 1119, an Alstom Citadis Sprit LRV, undergoing tests on the Confederation Line. The new 12.5 kilometre light rail line is set to open in November 2018.
week of July 8 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 7623-7629-7335-a.jpg Two of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new 2018 New Flyer XD40s, 7623 and 7629, on layover while a 2015 XD40 approaches the stand at Kings Plaza to begin a northbound run on the B46 Select Bus Service.
week of July 15 Yellowknife Transit 4751-a.jpg Yellowknife Transit 4751, a 2014 New Flyer MD35, departing Old Town on Route C. This is one of six buses in the Yellowknife fleet.
week of August 5 YUL Bus Charters 04 August 2018-a.jpg On Saturday, YUL Bus Charters treated participants to an excursion on the Société de transport de l'Outaouais' 1992 MCI Classic that was original to Calgary Transit.
week of August 12 TransEd Partners 1001-a.jpg Late last month riders had a chance to preview one of the new Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRVs that will be used on the Valley Line when it opens in 2020.
week of August 19 BC Hydro Transit 2416-a.JPG This 1954 CCF Brill T-48A, preserved by the Transit Museum Society of British Columbia, is making trips on Vancouver's streets throughout the month to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the city's trolleybus system.
week of August 26 Toronto Transit Commission 4221-b.jpg There are now less than half of the TTC's ALRV streetcars in service. The Toronto Transportation Society is holding a farewell charter on September 2 to celebrate the ALRV's service in Toronto.
week of September 2 Fort Erie Transit 3209-a.jpg Fort Erie Transit's newest addition to the fleet is this 2005 ElDorado National E-Z Rider II, original to YRT.
Week of September 9 & 16 San Francisco Municipal Railway 5300-a.jpg This past weekend, the SFMTA held their annual Heritage Weekend where the public is treated to vintage vehicles in a celebration of the system's history.
week of September 23 Toronto Transit Commission 4000-a.jpg On September 23, the Toronto Transit Commission celebrated the 80th anniversary of the PCC streetcar in the City with free rides on car no. 4549. Pictured here is the Commission's first PCC streetcar, delivered in 1938. It is preserved at the Halton County Radial Railway.
week of September 30 & October 7 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 7510-a.jpg The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in the process of receiving 371 New Flyer XD40 buses. Pictured is one of the latest, delivered to Fresh Pond depot in Brooklyn.
week of October 14 Toronto Transit Commission 2252-b.jpg The Toronto Transit Commission unveiled their fully restored 1982 General Motors T6H-5307N at a family event on October 14. Unit 2252 was set aside in 2012 for preservation as a historic vehicle. From 2016 to 2018, TTC employees restored the bus to how it appeared after its 18-year rebuild.
week of October 21 Metro Area Transit 9407-a.jpg Metro Area Transit of Omaha, Nebraska still operates 12 Flxible Metro buses. They are expected to be replaced by 12 Alexander Dennis Enviro200 buses by the end of the year.
Week of October 28 Réseau de transport de la Capitale 1673-a.jpg A 2016 Nova Bus LFS Artic advertises the Réseau de transport de la Capitale's new rapid transit plan, which includes 17km of high-capacity BRT and 23km of LRT.
week of November 4 Greyhound Canada 970-a.jpg At the close of October, Greyhound Canada withdrew all service from Western Canada. According to the company, bus service in rural parts of the country, and the west in particular, were no longer sustainable.
week of November 11 Manitoba Transit Heritage Association 188-a.jpg The Manitoba Transit Heritage Association recently welcomed its newest addition to the operational fleet. This 1954 General Motors TDH-4801 is representative of the "old look" buses that have operated in Winnipeg. Restored in the Greater Winnipeg Transit Commission livery, the bus was original to Los Angeles Transit Lines.
week of November 18 New Jersey Transit PA9107-a.jpg A 1985 Volvo B10M Articulated bus in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
week of November 25 Suffolk County Transit 7007-a.jpg One of Suffolk County Transit's newest buses, a New Flyer XDE40, posed at Sunrise Coaches in Greenport, New York.

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