Category Archives: Bus Technology

Public Transit in City of Dublin May Soon Be Most Innovative In The Nation

The LAVTA Board recently approved changes to the Wheels bus system, providing more frequent buses and new routes in Livermore, Dublin and Pleasanton. In making the changes, the agency also introduced two innovative concepts within the City of Dublin; a … Continue reading

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Facebook Eyes Ridesharing

A couple of weeks ago I posted about GM investing in Lyft to ensure a place at the table with real-time, dynamic ridesharing.  It’s the way of the future in urban areas and will not only make buying a car … Continue reading

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A Look Forward Into 2016

In my mind, 2015 will be known as the year of planning for Wheels.  Looking ahead, 2016 will likely be known as the year of preparation for implementation.  Here’s a quick look in my crystal ball as to what you can expect: … Continue reading

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Wheels Submits Federal Grant for Electric Buses

Last month the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) submitted a federal grant to purchase the transit agency’s first electric buses.  Eight of them to be exact, with the vision being to operate the popular Wheels Route 10 in the near future at a super … Continue reading

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