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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. Changes are coming

    They said that it was too costly or is that your guess? Also, upon looking at the list again, Metra was the only commuter rail system in the top 10 to sell tickets on the website, for at least the last few years. Never realized
  2. Pace/CTA North Shore Coordination Plan

    Chicago Botanic Gardens. I understand most people drive, but they still market transit options. I've no idea why, since, if you aren't taking the 213, which isn't the most reliable Pace route, you'll be walking a mile to Braeside, iirc. On a separate note, what sort of ridership does the 213 garner?
  3. Pace/CTA North Shore Coordination Plan

    Jeez, the 213 already has terrible headways and is almost never on time, this'll only make it worse. Only possible benefit is that people going to CBG by bus won't have to go to Davis anymore
  4. Bus Spring Pick 2018

    I remember the 79 losing artics, but when I was in Chicago in January, I saw one artic on the 66. Have they been pulled off en masse now? What's the reason?
  5. New Express Routes Coming Soon.

    Was the ridership for the 54A high enough that the new Route C is justified, or is this an experimental service?
  6. Bringing Back a Route and/or Segment

    While this route is before my time, I've always thought that East 83rd street could use bus service again. The Wal-Mart and 87th Red Line would be decent passenger attractors and it could run from the Wal-Mart that is currently served by the 24 to 83rd/Lakefront.
  7. MARC Kawasaki multi-level cars

    I can confirm that 7802 has made it back, I haven't seen the rest. Based on some pictures from the r/TrainPorn reddit, they were in Denver & Pueblo. Still wondering when we're going to get our set of low-levels back from SEPTA
  8. FTA rips DC Metro's track maintenance

    You think its bad from the news, but as someone who lives here, this stack upon stack of problems really wears down on life. I remember when the Red Line had to do abrupt single tracking and station skipping and I was forced to walk 30 mins to my destination from Union Station. I can never recall seeing waiting times of 26, 28 & 32 for trains in Chicago, from when I lived there to my visits, not even on a Sunday
  9. If I ran Transit for one day...

    Any specific corridors?
  10. If I ran Transit for one day...

    Oh, I vaguely remember that? Why didn't that work? Also, what are some of the shuttles?
  11. If I ran Transit for one day...

    Hey-o! I've been gone some time and I come back to see one of my favorite threads active. Thusly, I decided to contribute something! 1: Redo of the L train (new stations mostly, Orange/Brown combo) https://drive.google.com/open?id=11V_8XpPUz0LGw67Dd81JLPQgQOg 2: Creation of a "Link" system (CDOT & CTA) https://drive.google.com/open?id=1WSScFDVNFW5f3sOisXBxkAxQDZc&usp=sharing
  12. Spring Pick 2016

    I come after a near year to some good news apparently! Any more news of 11 extension and/or a 31st street route?
  13. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    #8146 out on #57
  14. 700-series XE40 - Deliveries & Assignments

    None of which are new sightings, barring the fact that the XE's haven't been out in about 5-6 days. Anything new?
  15. More Bus Moves

    I used the Maths22 tracker, so that was probably a recent appearance.