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Not exactly as shown: New buses for "MetroX" will be of lesser grade than the "city" buses in the fleet.

New Metro Transit Coverage For Highway 103

Not exactly as shown: New buses for "MetroX" will be of lesser grade than the "city" buses in the fleet.Folks living along Highway 103 will have a new option to get into the Downtown core.  Metro Transit plans to add service to these areas via a newly branded bus service, “MetroX”.

 

A tender was awarded to Overland Custom Coach recently at a price tag of $1.35 million dollars for 10 buses.  Overland manufactures motorcoaches for touring companies and schools, not the grade of vehicle used in the rest of Metro Transit’s fleet.  

Amy Pugsley Fraser over a the Chronicle-Herald covers the story in detail, and writes:

Future phases of MetroX will include service along the Highway 101, 102 and 107 corridors.”

Full story is over at the Herald.

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