Thread: MBTA Bus & BRT
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Old 12-28-2017, 04:53 PM   #441
Joel N. Weber II
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Re: new buses

Originally Posted by swtat View Post
The Neoplan AN440LF fleet is 12-13 years old and is becoming increasingly unreliable. The T can't wait too much longer to order new buses or bus operations would take a hit..
If the battery buses do turn out to be more reliable than the buses with diesel engines, and the T's management could have determined that today but chooses not to, is the T's management going to look competent 3-5 years from now when the reliability of the T's fleet is compared to the reliability of buses run by agencies that were willing to consider buying current technology instead of new but obsolete buses?
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