THE GENERAL MOTORS TRANSBUS. VOLUME 3

The GM TRANSBUS, designed and built as part of a program of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration, features a number of design departures from present production coaches including a significantly lower floor; an independent front suspension; a special kneeling feature; a U-shaped lounge; improved air-conditioning, heating, and exhaust systems to provide a year-round, fume-free, temperature-controlled internal environment. This GM TRANSBUS is powered by a Detroit Diesel Allison gas turbine. Volume 3 is the Appendix. (Portions of this document are not fully legible.)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by General Motors Corp., Pontiac, Mich. GMC Truck and Coach Div. See also Volume 2, PB-262 639.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Booz-Allen Applied Research, Incorporated

    4733 Bethesda Avenue
    Bethesda, MD  USA  20014

    General Motors Corporation

    Warren, MI  USA  48090

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 322 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00150496
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BAAR9073055582GL1214Final Rpt., UMTA-IT-06-0025-76-4
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-1008
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1981 12:00AM