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XE NewFlyer

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  1. A 2006 D40LF with A different Sign

    same as 1249?
  2. CTA buses to go all electric by 2040?

    If that is the plan then after the 8325's no more new non electric buses assuming the 8325's last 20 years.
  3. New Flyer DE40LF 804 Out Of Service

    the 800's might last that long if 804 is not retired.
  4. 4000-series DE60LF - Updates - Rehabs

    Will the TV's in the old jump buses be taken out? I was on 4105 the other day and it still had the TV.
  5. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    Ok how won't it work? jajuan's issue happens once or twice a year, on the day that it happens it might seem big but overall it's pretty minor and in addition that issue has nothing to do with what i'm saying.
  6. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    i would guess it's more likely they will start running on a weekday rather than a weekend
  7. New Flyer DE40LF 804 Out Of Service

    the retirement is about to finish.
  8. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    if Artics were put on routes including but not limited to : 3, 20, 35, 36, 49, 66, 77, and 79 the cta may be able to take out some runs reducing operating costs without packed buses. This would work well on the 49 as it has a leap frog stop pattern and extra Dwell time becomes less of a problem. The 66 and 79 have already been tested but i'm not sure if there was a schedule change which may have caused the problem.
  9. 6400-series Nova LFS - Updates & Retirements

    well 6746 is also running. it's on the 152 right now
  10. Up to 45 Electric Buses

    if proterra's running the downtown shuttle had problems the people running them would have told the cta about it. so those problems might not be widespread
  11. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    7903 was on the 100 the other day
  12. The Breakdown Thread

    thats pretty minor compared to other head on crashes like the one on madison that one sunday morning
  13. Random CTA

    There are only 4 artics in service today all from kedzie. does anyone know why this is. i would imagine alot of the buses are packed.
  14. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    another safety issue with these buses is the back doors they always slightly swing open when the bus makes a fast left turn.
  15. The Breakdown Thread

    that would not have happened if that bus was articulated
  16. Bringing Back a Route and/or Segment

    there are passengers during rush hour who still live and work along the routes and still go downtown at a time other than rush hour. someone who lives on Barry and Sheridan can either take the 151 downtown which could take as much as 30 minutes or walk two blocks north and take 146 which would be at most 8 minutes. if you can't tell already most people would go for the 146 and those 146's get packed and the the stop that's the most crowded is Belmont and Lake shore. same thing goes for the 146 vs. 147 at Foster. The main point is to reduce crowding and to provide faster service. Honestly what is the downside. there are so many 151's that usally come at two at a time surely some of those buses could be used on the 143 or 148 there actually may be. some tourists going out for the day or some kids going on a day off school. even if there was not demand there are still not in service buses going up north which some or all could go up Michigan rather than LSD and accept passengers without too much delay.
  17. Bringing Back a Route and/or Segment

    The 143 and 148 should run both ways AM rush to PM rush and run on the weekends. In other words run in a similar pattern to the 146 and 147. I can't say this will work but i don't see how it will cause too much extra cost. as the 143 could be interlined with the Belmont+Halsted 151's and the 148 with the 22 on weekends and 146 or Devon+Clark 151's on weekdays.
  18. More Bus Moves

    you may be right as both buses ran for 7 or 8 hours straight when they were at kedzie i have also done some miscalculation 77th ran 701 from 6:10 to 9:50 according to the math's tracker on october 4th but that's still only 2 hours and 40 minutes a day
  19. More Bus Moves

    oh, well thats good they can actually run for more than 45 minutes a day
  20. More Bus Moves

    it seems likely 701 left 77th and went to another garage because it has not been on the tracker since October 4th
  21. Bringing Back a Route and/or Segment

    155 Devon Should go west to Cumberland or should get taken over by pace after Kedzie
  22. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    i meant 34
  23. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    4:00 PM Weekdays artics on routes like 9, 30, 24, 49, 56, 62, 92, 93, 126, 206. the 52 usally gets 1 artic on weekdays
  24. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    hopefully we will see more artics on routes there not usually on tomorrow
  25. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    maybe, they weren't on the tracker