D-dot's New Flyer D40LF bus #3905 on Route 78 Imperial
UPDATE: After 54 years of service, Route 78 Imperial Express (Limited) is now discontinued, eliminated and history due to increased low passenger ridership and drastic service cuts.
Sorry about that folks; my first Windows Media movie with the D-dot's transportation wasn't to good so I had to take it off my video gallery so forgive me on that because this is my first time that I'm trying something new anyway.
Well, anyhoo, here is D-dot's 2004's New Flyer D40LF bus#3905 operating on Route#78 Imperial/Grand River(Limited/Express).
Engine: Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR
Transmission: Allison B400R 5 or 6 speed auto
Due to budget problems that happened in 2005, Route 78 has been slated down to rush-hour traffic hours only(which means Route 78 no longer runs all day from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.).
Hanging around Marta buses in Atlanta
Orion 7's, New Flyer D35LF's, D40LF's, C40Lf's, C40LFR's and XN40's of
various age and fueled with either diesel or CNG are seen in this video.
Shot in various locations around Atlanta, GA.
MTS_2013 New Flyer XN60 #1120 - Inuagural Day Rapid Route 235, My First Ride On 235
2013 New Flyer XN60
First day of Rapid 235, June 8,2014. The transmission on this bus made a
lot of noise, growly grinding sound.
These buses are very nice and the service is quick. I really hope people
take this as an alternative transportation to downtown. The comfort,
convienence, and saving fuel makes this a very viable option to driving.
MTS went all out on this one, hopefully people will see the benefits.
D-dot NovaBus RTS 82VN #3857
Here is D-dot's 2002 NovaBus RTS operating on Route 16 Dexter.
Oh, and, sorry, but this bus is going STRAIGHT TO SOUTHFIELD AND W. OUTER
DRIVE, NOT NORTHLAND!
Engine: Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR
FIRST RTS-II COACH ARRIVED IN DETROIT 30-YEARS AGO
June 26, 2008, marked thirty continuous years of the RTS (Rapid Transit
Series) Advanced Design Bus operating along the streets of Detroit, MI.
In early 1978, the Detroit Department of Transportation (D-DOT) surveyed
its riders to gather their opinions regarding the quality of the city's bus
service. Unfortunately, the survey results were not good. However, DDOT
management took advantage of an opportunity to release the results of the
survey to coincide with the launching of its new fleet of GMC "RTS-II"
During a press conference held at the west-side Coolidge Terminal, on
Friday, June 23, 1978, DDOT unveiled its new bus fleet to the media. The
department had anticipated that the new RTS fleet would drastically improve
the quality of DDOT bus service.
This video compiles newsclips from three local newscasts (WJBK-TV2, WWJ-TV4
(now WDIV) and WXYZ-TV7) that covered the media event back in 1978.
GM's first newly designed transit bus since 1959 began service in Detroit
on Monday, June 26, 1978. The DDOT #1300-series RTS's (#1300-1369) featured
in this video were the first Model TH-8203 (second series - "Series 03")
RTS-II coaches to be manufactured by GMC Truck & Coach.
(video posted for educational purposes only)
For more Detroit transit videos visit:
Malta Buses End Of An Era DVD 2 Excerpts.
Excerpts from the 2nd DVD in the 2 DVD set 'Malta Buses: End Of An Era'
which commemorates the changes to Malta bus services in July 2011. DVD set
is available from www.bhtransportdvds.co.uk, price £17.00. Wide screen, UK
PAL format, also available on Ebay.
New Metro Bus (New Flyer 5634) "Route 110 Bell Gardens"
Another shot of the new bus fleet from outside to the inside. Good shot of
the front and back doors and some window action (open and close). Too bad
on these buses the drive lock is on both doors so no more driving with the
front doors open.
Mississauga Transit 2008 New Flyer D60LFR #0855
A ride aboard Mississauga Transit 2008 New Flyer D60LFR #0855 on Route 26 E
Burnhamthorpe, traveling eastbound.
Cummins ISM / Allison B500R
By: Ryan Flores
Date Taken: 2008/02/16
D-dot 2004 New Flyer D40LF bus #3978
Watch this video in high-quality mode!
Listen to the sound audio of the New Flyer D40LF bus #3978 that has the
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR engine and the Allison B400R WTEC automatic
D-dot 2010 New Flyer D40LF bus #1009 audio recording
Recorded on 4-22-10 during the evening...
Here is another of D-dot's 2010 New Flyer D40LF buses, but this time, the
audio recording from coach #1009 while it is operating on Route 22
Greenfield. This bus is powered with the Cummins ISL-07(280-HP) Diesel
engine with the Allison World B400R automatic transmission. Also, these
#1000 series are the first low floor buses to come WITHOUT the SuTrak A/C
unit on top of the bus and it has a different tailights as well. They also
have different seatings too.
*Ex-SMART* D-dot 1995 NovaBus RTS T8O-206 #3214 (RETIRED)
Take a ride on the NovaBus RTS T80-206 #3214 owned and operated by
D-dot(Detroit Department of Transportation) as this bus is operating on
Route 22 Greenfield to Northland Mall.
This bus was formely owned by SMART before it was sold to D-dot around 1997
due to Suburban SMART Transit's finacial problems.
Powertrain: Detroit Diesel Series 50 + Allison V-731
UPDATE: This coach and the rest of the coaches #3200-3232 have been retired
between the summer and autumn of 2008.
TTC New Flyer D40LF #7323
Ride aboard 1998 TTC New Flyer D40LF, unit 7323, as it goes southbound to
Kipling Station via Route 111 East Mall.