Bus News

FAAC Builds Industry’s First Vertical Screen Array for Transit Driving Simulators New Viewing Concept Expands Instructors’ Capability; Adds Functional Realism

Published on September 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI – FAAC’s new vertically optimized screen array is being deployed for the first time after a recent contract award in Ontario. Company engineers have developed a configuration for very large format flat panel monitors, installed vertically to create a ‘sidewalk-to-sky’ viewing angle. The transit application of this engineering … Continued

JTA unveils new bus simulator

Published on March 25, 2015

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Lynx drivers to get new simulation training

Published on March 24, 2015

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Nashville MTA Upgrades Simulator Training Department with FAAC’s MB-2000

Published on August 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority instructors may have just taken possession of their new FAAC driver training simulator, but this is not its first bus roadeo. MTA instructors have been using driving simulation as part of their overall training program for years. So when it came time for an … Continued

RGRTA’s Simulator Upgrade Gives Instructors a More Robust Training Platform

Published on June 24, 2014

DFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI –  The old adage is that if something is not broken, don’t ‘fix it.’ But as the Rochester-Genessee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) points out, the adage does not say anything about an upgrade. RGRTA recently received a substantial improvement to its transit operator simulation system by its original … Continued

Busy First Quarter for FAAC Transit Simulator Deliveries Reasons for Purchase are Varied, but Benefits Have Wide Appeal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI FAAC’s engineers and installers have had a busy spring filling orders for new and upgraded transit driver training simulators from agencies across the country. New driving simulators are headed to: • TAPS in Sherman, Texas; • LYNX in Orlando, Florida; • MTA in Nashville; • Capital Area Transit … Continued

Devant: Bus simulator coming

Published on August 16, 2011

By SEAN DOUGLAS http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,144183.html TRANSPORT Minister, Devant Maharaj, said a bus simulator will soon arrive in TT to offer further training to bus drivers of the Public Service Transport Corporation (PTSC). The simulator, which has been in the works for PTSC for some time, comes on the heels of Tuesday’s mishap involving an articulated bus. … Continued

FAAC Offers Certification at 6th Annual User Conference

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FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its 6th Annual User Conference will be held aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California Oct. 11-14. FAAC hosts its annual conference to benefit customers through knowledge sharing, networking, and expert instruction. This year, FAAC is conducting the first-ever certification course for driving simulator instructors. “The Driving Simulator … Continued

A ride on the Oakville Transit bus simulator

Published on June 16, 2011

http://www.insidehalton.com/news/article/1046204–a-ride-on-the-oakville-transit-bus-simulator NORTH OAKVILLE TODAY – Consider the size of your living room. Now consider driving your living room down Trafalgar Road. That’s how Oakville Transit Supervisor Doug Hawthorne describes the difficulties of driving a 40-foot bus and after a virtual test drive, this reporter agrees with that metaphor. In order to teach trainee bus drivers … Continued