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NewFlyerMCI last won the day on August 11 2015

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    Philadelphia, PA (Temple University)
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    #500s, #700s, #800s, #900s, #4000s (MAN), #5800s, #7500s, #7800,
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  1. New RTA System and Regional Maps

    You have a link? RTA System Map is still dated Feb 2018 and CTA is July 2018
  2. CTA 2019 Budget Recommendations

    Didn't see it posted yet, so here's the link https://www.transitchicago.com/assets/1/6/FY19_Budget_Recommendations_Book.pdf CTA page with more info/links https://www.transitchicago.com/finance/
  3. 6400-series Nova LFS - Updates & Retirements

    Generations by NovaBus standards, not CTA's, which you didn't state. Naturally, we would all assume you meant CTA which then led to my question about their being 2 gens vs 4 gens..
  4. The Breakdown Thread

    No, it wouldn't have. Instead, the articulated joint would've broken apart and in a flash of light, the bus would've spontaneously caught on fire as though someone had muttered the words "by the power of grayskull"
  5. Pace 2019 Budget

    Do you know where there would be map & schedules pdfs for the 655 and 889? Wayback machine has turned up nothing except the info pages
  6. 3200-series - Rehabs

    Put extra 5000s at Howard so that extra 5000s can go to 54th so that some can be put on blue? I can't say that I can make sense of that statement. Before they said anything about power, it was just (from what I observed) speculations, accusations and the same old "CTA lays siege to the NW side, NW is CTA's dumping ground" talking points of before. Now, there is a clear reason as to why the blue can't continuously have the latest equipment and from there you can establish a tentative timeline to where service can be comparable with the rest of the city*. FG is no longer exclusively 6400s, there are shoeboxes and 7900s present, there is a goal of bringing the blue line to the modern age, I just don't see what all the outrage accomplishes. As a veteran of this forum, you should know better than I that these things just take time. I'm sure everything will be up to snuff soon *Happy to be wrong if someone has more pertinent/correct info than I do
  7. Pace 2019 Budget

    2) Joliet - Yorktown and/or Oakbrook - Rosemont? 5) Joliet - Bolingbrook/Old Chicago - Midway? These seem like the ones with the least amount of risk to start, although I don't know if their is a market for any of these services. There's also the issue of parking at B/OC, if they get a midway service, but this is just speculation.
  8. Random Metra

    Hey, that's my system! Here's what the tickets look like now. Still prefer Metra's tickets in the end
  9. 700-series XE40 - Deliveries & Assignments

  10. 7000-series - Procurement

    Pink & Green, but not Blue as well. IIRC, happy to be wrong, this current measure is essentially a stopgap until the necessary equipment and upgrades are in place. I don't see this being a long-term solution.
  11. 7000-series - Procurement

    The new infotainment displays being tested on select 7900s. @Busjack responded here, so as to remain on-topic in both threads
  12. Random CTA

    What does NSML stand for? Im thinking "North Shore etc etc".
  13. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    Ah gotcha, I forgot that was happening sooner rather than later, thank you.
  14. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    Any idea where 7900-7905 has been? 7905 will show up periodically on a 77th route, but 7900-7904 have been MIA for a while.
  15. 2005-2009 New Flyer D40LF(Retiring)

    This was my question too. For some strange reason, I don't see Xcelsior's winning the bid, so Gillig or El Dorado?