Speaking of First

    June 20, 2014

    Sun Metro – Overhauled System Driving Toward Even Brighter Future

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    Twenty-two new buses recently rolled into service for Sun Metro, the El Paso public transit system. The 2014 New Flyer Xcelsior models replaced the 1991 models that had logged more than a million miles each. We welcomed their improved fuel economy and more aerodynamic design, but just as importantly, we welcomed what the buses represented for both Sun Metro and First Transit – Progress!
    May 21, 2014

    "Most Wanted" List of Transit and Vehicle Improvements 2014

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    Most transportation professionals are familiar with the popular “Most Wanted” list that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) publishes at the beginning of each year. Imitation being the highest form of flattery, it’s fitting to launch Speaking of First with a slightly narrower, perhaps more achievable variation on the NTSB list – a list of the half-dozen most wanted transit and vehicle improvements in 2014.