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  1. More Bus Moves

    To be exact, the NP buses that were loaned to 74th this week were 1388, 1706, 1749, 1762 and 1894.
  2. Pace Bus Moves

    If the Wheaton-Lombard contract weren't renewed, the four routes might have simply been discontinued and possibly replaced with an on-demand "Call-and-Ride" service since there is simply very little if any demand for a north-south fixed West Suburban bus route that doesn't operate into any part of the City of Chicago. And who knows from which company the 78 new 40-footers will be coming? That's to be decided after the conclusion of the bidding.
  3. Pace Bus Moves

    Sorry, Busjack, that I haven't kept up with the less-obvious developments. And with the slowness of new procurements, it might make more sense for W to give up some of its fixed routes to third parties or other Pace divisions given their current ridership performance.
  4. Pace Bus Moves

    Speaking of the highway Eldos: 6380 has recently made the move from S to R. It is on the 606 now. As more of S's highway Eldos make their way from S to R, expect the three remaining 6560s (6561, 6562 and 6563) to make the move from R to W. And Pace could renegotiate the Wheaton/Winfield contract in the coming years. If another MV Transportation unit or even a Pace division assumes the operation of routes 709, 711 and 715, then that might free up 2727-2735 for reassignment to N. But nothing has been confirmed yet for that instance.
  5. So as a new (ptbo) part time bus operator will I get 30-32 hr at least and is there RooM for over time??

  6. More Bus Moves

    Also noted, over this past weekend, NP lost 1407-1409 back to 74th but gained 1703 and 1704 from K. 1406 has not been seen in service since before the weekend moves.
  7. Pace Bus Moves

    6651 was repaired and returned to service. It, along with 6612, may be the last two 6600s left. By the way, W got all of the 6730s (6730-6739, 10 buses) over the weekend. The 6740s are still at N.
  8. More Bus Moves

    I stand corrected. FG also has 1000-1025, 1028-1033, 1552-1560, 1590-1593, 1595, 1596, 1746, 1753-1761 and 1763 in addition to 1799. So the list of 1000s for the week of 6/17/18 should be this: 103rd: 1034-1194 C: 1368, 1369, 1371, 1372, 1374-1386, 1800-1820, 1822-1838, 1933-2029 74th: 1026, 1027, 1366, 1367, 1410-1551 77th: 1195-1304, 1306-1365, 1370, 1373, 1387 FG: 1000-1025, 1028-1033, 1552-1560, 1590-1593, 1595, 1596, 1746, 1753-1761, 1763, 1799 K: 1561-1589, 1594, 1597-1704, 1709, 1712, 1714-1717, 1721, 1722, 1725-1729, 1731-1741, 1743, 1747, 1748, 1750-1752, 1839-1846, 1849-1854 NP: 1388-1409, 1705-1708, 1710, 1711, 1713, 1718-1720, 1723, 1724, 1730, 1742, 1744, 1745, 1749, 1762, 1764-1798, 1847, 1848, 1855-1932
  9. Pace Bus Moves

    This means that even fewer 2003 NABIs should be out except during peak hours when more operable buses are needed, although there are still a few of those NABIs on the road as of this posting.
  10. More Bus Moves

    1386 is also at C.
  11. More Bus Moves

    More moves: FG got 1028-1032 from 103rd. 1033 hasn't been out, so its whereabouts are unknown right now. (1026 and 1027 are still at 74th.) The mystery of 1560, 1799 and 1800 is now solved - at least this week: 1560 is still at FG. 1799 and 1800 went to C.
  12. More Bus Moves

    1561 was on the 60 earlier today. 1561 and 1563 were on the 82 yesterday. That still leaves the whereabouts of 1560, 1799 and 1800 unknown: None of those three buses were on any route this weekend. 1559, 1746, 1763 and the 1753-1761 group are still at FG.
  13. More Bus Moves

    In preparation for the North Shore changes, FG lost a few of its 1000s. 1379-1386 to C; 156?-1563 to K.
  14. Up to 45 Electric Buses

    I read it the other day. When the buses arrive, they will initially be tested on the #66 and #124 (the latter, currently operated out of K garage, will be reassigned to C upon their delivery). Bus fleet numbers are to be determined.
  15. 5000-series - Updates

    Probably. Rumor has it that by this fall, the Pink and Green Lines may lose some or all of their 5000s and instead be mostly or completely equipped with old 2600s although nothing has been confirmed yet.