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Managing a Mixed Fleet Doesn't Have to Be Difficult

The gradual move to Battery Electric Buses means operating both BEBs and Diesel vehicles in one ecosystem for the foreseeable...


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Tags: Transit Industry, Technology

Real-Time vs. Historical Data and the Case for Why Your Agency Needs Both

Data plays a critical role in decision-making, and there is nothing more important than having the information necessary to make...


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Tags: Technology

Quieter Electric Vehicles: Great for the Environment but a Pedestrian Safety Concern

Many transit agencies are well underway with their plans to inject Electric Vehicles (EVs) into their fleets. Doing so offers a...


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Tags: Safety and Security

Four Reasons Your CAD/AVL System Should Support Interlining

Today’s modern scheduling systems work hard to provide you with the most efficient and economical service plan. Intelligent...


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Tags: Technology, Planning and Scheduling

Case Study: Clever Devices Revitalizes the University of Michigan Service for Riders and Operators

When the University of Michigan, a Big Ten university located in Ann Arbor, MI, needed a new ITS solution to enhance service...


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Tags: Transit Industry

The Importance of Managing Crowding and Communicating Occupancy Levels to Your Riders

When COVID-19 began to spread like wildfire across North America, public transportation quickly came to a grinding halt. With...


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Tags: Communications, Transit Industry

Automated Vehicle Health Monitoring Helps Brampton Reduce Mechanical Breakdowns

When Brampton, a city in the Canadian province of Ontario, put in place its vision for the future, enhancing its public...


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Clever Devices Celebrates 30 Years of the ADA and Accessible Transit

A look back at how the landmark legislation changed the transit industry and propelled Clever Devices into a leading provider of...


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Tags: Technology

Preparing for an Unknown Future with Transit Scenario Planning Tools

How do you plan for an unknown future?

Scenario planning tools let you see the impact of your decisions before you put them into...

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Tags: Planning and Scheduling

Successful Technology Transitions Require Early Engagement

Every year, we see exciting new advancements in Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technology from a variety of providers...


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Tags: Technology

No Unauthorized Operators: Preventing Bus Theft Before It Happens

Keeping operators and riders safe from onboard crime and bus theft is high atop the list of priorities for all transit agencies....


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Tags: Safety and Security

New Vs. Repurposed: What’s The Right Technology Approach For Your New Bus Builds?

The decision to invest in new bus builds brings with it a whole host of questions: What kind of propulsion system do you need?...


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Tags: Technology

How AVM Can Help Your Agency Prepare for Unpredictable Weather Extremes

When unpredictable weather catches your agency’s maintenance teams off guard, uncomfortable temperatures onboard cause riders to...


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Tags: Maintenance

The Business Case for Having Both VoIP Communications and a Land Mobile Radio Network at the Same Time

Five Reasons Why It Makes Perfect Sense

If you’re currently evaluating your communications technology, you may think you have one...


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Tags: Communications

Using Audio Alerts to Prevent Unsecured Bus Accidents

There is nothing more important than the safety and security of your passengers, operators and the pedestrians you encounter on...


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Tags: Safety and Security

Transportation Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change

Planning for the Future and Unexpected Changes in Weather Patterns

Changes in climate and weather patterns around the world have...


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Tags: Disruption Management

Are Pedestrian Detection Systems Really Ready for Transit?

With the recent reports of high failure rates, agencies must rethink their strategies.

Today’s pedestrians are more distracted...


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Tags: Safety and Security

How Onboard Digital Signage Can Help Transit Agencies Improve Perceptions and Enhance the Rider Experience

As a provider of public transportation, you offer an essential service to your community -  an affordable, reliable, sustainable,...


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Tags: Communications

CAD-Agnostic VoIP – The Affordable Communications Solution You Need to Know About

Communication is key when it comes to connecting operations control with your fleet on the street. However, if your agency...


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Tags: Communications

Making Bus Theft a Thing of the Past

Several months ago the driver of an intercity bus was standing outside the vehicle waiting to leave for Montreal when he noticed...


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Tags: Safety and Security