MBTA Neoplan Trackless Trolleys at North Cambridge Yard
MBTA Neoplan Trackless Trolleys at North Cambridge Yard by Aijale26

Over on our discord server, we had yet another Photo of the Month competition. The winner would not only have their photo featured as the site’s cover photo but would also win a free month of Discord Nitro! With 10 votes, this photo of MBTA Neoplan Trackless Trolleys at North Cambridge Yard was the winner. Congratulations to Aijale26

If you want your photo featured on the site’s homepage, check out the discord server, as we will have competitions every month.

On March 12th, 2022, MBTA Discontinued trackless trolley service on routes 71, 73, and 77A, which marks the end of trackless trolleys in North Cambridge.

The Silver Line trackless trolley service is to be discontinued later in the year, replaced with hybrid-electric buses

Rest in Peace MBTA Trackless Trolleys in Cambridge, 1936-2022

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I have been with Virtual Transit Center since it's conception as the "Dash Forums" back in 2008. Since then, I have been writing and doing YouTube side by side, focusing both on Transportation and Gaming. Most of my knowledge comes from SEPTA as I lived in Philadelphia for most of my life. As of 2021, I am on YouTube as DashTransit, Dash5155, and TheDashOfficial.

As for the name DashTransit itself, it actually stems from my YouTube channel.

DashTransit was originally called "njt5329" and the channel was just clips of buses. Mostly SEPTA and NJT. A Fujifilm Finepix was used in this era.

Starting in July 2011, the Canon SX130IS camera became the camera of the channel, bringing HD documentary-style videos much like my buddy (trainman1971) did for DVD for many years past. This is when the channel became known as "Transit Action Series"

In May 2012, the original Canon SX130IS retired, and then all videos were recorded off a mobile phone until eventually uploaded proved too difficult due to hardships IRL

Starting in 2017, I used a Canon SX200IS from Bastranz to reboot the channel that otherwise was dead for a whole year prior.

Between April 19th, 2019, and January 21st, 2021, all videos were recorded by a Canon SX710 HS camera. The channel was renamed DashTransit 4/19/19.

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