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For The Transit Fans: Company Profile: Fairfax Connector

Posted by Stalliongrad, 23 January 2017 · 53 views

​Serving the bustling Fairfax County, Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. The Fairfax Connector was one of first of the smaller transit agencies in Suburban Washington to grow into a much larger operation. 

For The Transit Fans: Vehicle Profile: GM Scenicruiser

Posted by Stalliongrad, 22 January 2017 · 58 views

The next inductee into the Hall of Transit Greats helped shaped American Road Travel for Decades.  https://s-media-cach...e37719846a4.jpg  GM Scenicruiser in service with Greyhound  
​Manufacturer Quick Facts:
​​  F ounded: 1901

For The Race Fans: Series Profile: World Rally Championship

Posted by Stalliongrad, 10 January 2017 · 120 views

​(Happy New Year!)  
https://upload.wikim...yes_WRC.svg.png   ​Formed in the late 70's, the WRC is the highest caliber of Rally Motorsports in the world and formally united rallying events which were held separately and were...

For The Transit Fans: Industry Perspectives: U.S. Import Law

Posted by Stalliongrad, 28 December 2016 · 90 views

​  http://www.jeep4ever..._Customs_03.jpg  U.S. Customs and Border Protection Jeep Wrangler Rubicon   Laws regarding the importation of cars into the United States are set by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection a branch of the Department of Homeland Security.   ​ Overview: ​In th...

For The Race Fans: Event Profile: Isle of Man TT

Posted by Stalliongrad, 23 December 2016 · 107 views

http://blog-imgs-10....0303/952235.png   The oldest and most prestigious motorcycle race in the world, only the best race at the Isle of Man.  
First Organized: ​1907 ​​Type: ​Time Trials, GP Race ​Course: Snaefell Mountain Course ​Class: ​Tourist Trophy  ​The Isle of Man is a small isla...

For The Transit Fans: News, Stories and Lore: Performance Utility

Posted by Stalliongrad, 08 December 2016 · 148 views

​Americans have very specific buying tastes, Americans like large crossover SUVs with preferably a V8 engine under the hood and enough room for at least 5 people. Noticing these trends has opened up a brand new segment of luxury vehicles which may have seemed ridiculous 5 years ago. http://files2.porsch...e/rd-2013-9p...

For The Transit Fans: Manufacturer Profile: Elio Motors

Posted by Stalliongrad, 07 December 2016 · 127 views

​(So Sorry I've been AWOL, work/life been crazy)  
A newer automotive startup, seeking to reinvent personal mobility while achieving astonishing goals of building cars with high fuel economy, improved safety and low MSRP.  

For The Transit Fans: Company Profile: Trailways Network

Posted by Stalliongrad, 11 November 2016 · 181 views

A unique partnership joining dozens of bus companies under one umbrella, Trailways ensures all private charter bus companies get a fair share of business.  https://c2.staticfli...e0d632f46_b.jpg  Susquehanna Trai...

For The Transit Fans: News, Stories and Lore: Rewind Pt 1

Posted by Stalliongrad, 26 October 2016 · 100 views

Let's take a look back at some of the brands we lost over the last decade and some of the vehicles which made them notable  http://www.photofurl...ad-1024x819.jpg  2012 Saab 9-5 (Final Release)  ​Saab: The Swedish Yin to Volvo's Yang, Saab had a very interesting history and a ve...

For The Transit Fans: Company Profile: Puerto Rico Metropolitan Bus Authority

Posted by Stalliongrad, 25 October 2016 · 164 views

​Operating as a branch of the Department of Transportation and Public Works of Puerto Rico (DTOP), the service is more commonly known by its abbreviation in Spanish. Autoridad Metropolitana de Autobuses de Puerto Rico or AMA. 

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