BUSES PURCHASE PROSPECT * USA - School system negotiates purchase price of buses
Brighton,MICH,USA -The Detroit News -March 29. 2010: -- Brighton Area Schools is negotiating bus purchases as the transportation department merges under management of the intermediate school district, the Livingston Educational Service Agency... Brighton is required to buy 15 new buses over the three-year contract with LESA... Mike Hubert, finance director for LESA, contacted Brighton Superintendent, Greg Gray, after finding 1-year-old, 71-passenger buses for $15,000 to $20,000 off the sticker price...
* Maui/USA - Transit hub to get benches. Buses sheltered from cuts, riders from rain
(This sketch shows how a major transit node of the Maui Bus, at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, will look)
Wailuku,Maui Kula,HI,USA-The Maui News, by CHRIS HAMILTON -March 30, 2010: -- While Maui County might be facing its largest budget hole ever, the buses still need to run, and Mayor, Charmaine Tavares, said she is sticking with her pledge to start building a bevy of benches and shelters this year to protect riders from the sun, rain and wind.
(The Maui News / AMANDA COWAN photo - Ron Fogel, of Kula, waits patiently on a bench for the bus outside of Kihei Bay Surf alongside Lucia Cabalo, of Kihei, and her niece’s daughter, Shayna Wakayama, on Monday morning)
Maui Bus wants to build over the next five years the first nine of potentially 143 bus stops or shelters across the Valley Isle, said Transportation Department Director Don Medeiros on Monday.
(The Maui News / AMANDA COWAN photo: The Maui Bus rolls along South Kihei Road on Monday)
For instance, in addition to the $800,000 for those nine bus shelters, the federal government will provide almost $2 million, over a 10-month period through June to add five 37-passenger buses...
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