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A transit bus (also big bus, commuter bus, city bus, town bus, stage bus, public bus or simply bus) is a type of bus used on shorter-distance public transport bus services. [1]

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Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.

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Articulated bus

An articulated bus (either a motor bus or trolleybus) is an articulated vehicle used in public transportation.

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Bi-articulated bus

A bi-articulated bus or double-articulated bus is a type of high-capacity articulated bus with an extra axle and a second articulation joint that allows it to carry three passenger compartments instead of two.

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A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Bus rapid transit

Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.

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Coach (bus)

A coach (also motor coach) is a type of bus used for conveying passengers.

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Conductor (rail)

A conductor (American and Canadian English) or guard (Commonwealth English) is a train crew member responsible for operational and safety duties that do not involve actual operation of the train.

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Daimler Fleetline

The Daimler Fleetline (known as the Leyland Fleetline from circa 1975) is a rear-engined double-decker bus chassis which was built between 1960 and 1983.

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Destination sign

A destination sign (North American English), or destination indicator/destination blind (British English) is a sign mounted on the front, side or rear of a public transport vehicle, such as a bus, tram/streetcar or light rail vehicle, that displays the vehicle's route number and destination, or the route's number and name on transit systems using route names.

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Disability discrimination act

In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, a number of countries have passed laws aimed at reducing discrimination against people with disabilities.

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Double-decker bus

A double-decker bus is a bus that has two storeys or decks.

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Electric bus

An electric bus is a bus that is powered by electricity.

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Environmental degradation

Environmental degradation is the deterioration of the environment through depletion of resources such as air, water and soil; the destruction of ecosystems; habitat destruction; the extinction of wildlife; and pollution.

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Equal Access

Equal Access International is an international not for profit organization (501c3), headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Express bus service

An express bus service (also known as commuter bus service) is a bus service that is intended to run faster than normal bus services between the same two commuter or destination points.

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Free public transport

Free public transport, often called fare-free public transit or zero-fare public transport, refers to public transport funded in full by means other than by collecting fares from passengers.

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Fuel cell bus

A fuel cell bus is a bus that uses a hydrogen fuel cell as its power source for electrically driven wheels, sometimes augmented in a hybrid fashion with batteries or a supercapacitor.

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Guided bus

Guided buses are buses capable of being steered by external means, usually on a dedicated track or roll way that excludes other traffic, permitting the maintenance of schedules even during rush hours.

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High-floor is an expression used to distinguish tram, light rail and other rail vehicles, along with buses and trolleybuses, built to formerly conventional design, from their counterparts of low-floor design.

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Hybrid electric bus

A hybrid electric bus combines a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system.

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Intercity bus service

An intercity bus service (North American English) or intercity coach service (British English and Commonwealth English), also called a long-distance, express, over-the-road, commercial, long-haul, or highway bus or coach service, is a public transport service using coaches to carry passengers significant distances between different cities, towns, or other populated areas.

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Leyland Atlantean

The Leyland Atlantean is a double-decker bus chassis manufactured by Leyland Motors between 1958 and 1986.

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List of buses

Year refers to the first year introduced.

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London Buses

London Buses is the subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL) that manages bus services within Greater London.

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Low-floor bus

A low-floor bus is a bus or trolleybus that has no steps between the ground and the floor of the bus at one or more entrances, and low floor for part or all of the passenger cabin.

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A midibus is a classification of single-decker minibuses which are generally larger than a traditional minibus but smaller than a full-size single decker and can be anywhere between and long.

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A minibus, microbus, or minicoach is a passenger carrying motor vehicle that is designed to carry more people than a multi-purpose vehicle or minivan, but fewer people than a full-size bus.

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Municipal bus company

A municipal bus company is an operator of bus services owned by the local government authority.

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Passenger information system

A passenger information system (PIS or PIDS) is an automated system for supplying users of public transport with information about the nature and state of a public transport service, through visual, voice or other media.

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Plaxton is an English builder of bus and coach vehicle bodies based in Scarborough.

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Public transport bus service

Public transport bus services are generally based on regular operation of transit buses along a route calling at agreed bus stops according to a published public transport timetable.

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A pullstring (pull string, pull-string), pullcord (pull cord, pull-cord), or pullchain (pull-chain, pull chain) is a string, cord, or chain wound on a spring-loaded spindle that engages a mechanism when it is pulled.

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Rigid bus

A rigid bus (either a motor bus or trolleybus) is a vehicle used in public transportation with a single, rigid chassis.

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Single-deck bus

A single-decker bus or single-decker is a bus that has a single deck for passengers.

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Sustainable energy

Sustainable energy is energy that is consumed at insignificant rates compared to its supply and with manageable collateral effects, especially environmental effects.

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Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the public body responsible for co-ordinating transport services throughout Greater Manchester, in North West England.

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Wright StreetCar

The Wright StreetCar is an articulated bus developed by Wrightbus and Volvo Buses for FirstGroup.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transit_bus

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