Sarasota County Area Transit sells express bus fleet to Hillsborough Area Regional Transit

A New Life

Post was updated on 11/25/2018.
Please see the bottom of this post for the updated information.


Many transit agencies go through vehicle replenishment on a regular basis. Here in the United States, most transit vehicles operate anywhere from 10 to 15 years before it’s time for the agency to bid farewell and retire them. Some agencies however will keep buses on the road longer if the need is there – like if a new bus order is delayed or additional demand arises, while others may part ways earlier than planned if the vehicles are no longer needed – many instances due to shrinking budgets and service reductions.

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