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Expanding the industry’s largest service parts operation

Paul Soubry, president of New Flyer Group; Brian Dewsnup, president of MCI and New Flyer parts; and Dean Shay, vice president of parts logistics; speak to an employee about the  new conveyor system at MCI’s parts warehouse and distribution center in Louisville, KY.

Brian Dewsnup leads MCI and New Flyer parts business forward Aftermarket parts are the lifeblood of any successful motorcoach operation, public or private. Brian Dewsnup, president of the combined Motor Coach Industries (MCI) / New Flyer coach and bus parts business, knows this. “In a parts purchase, maintenance, or coach-down call, availability, speed, accuracy, and […]

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CH Bus Sales and TEMSA open new full-service location in Pinebrook, NJ

CH Bus Sales, LLC is proud to announce the opening of a new full service motorcoach sales, maintenance and repair facility in Pinebrook, New Jersey. The facility is located at 57 Route 46 East in Pinebrook, just 30 miles northwest of Manhattan, New York and about 25 miles northwest of Newark’s Liberty International Airport. This […]

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Orange County Transportation Authority partners with INIT for mobile ticketing project

INIT Innovations in Transportation Inc. has partnered with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for the implementation of electronic fare readers and a back-office revenue management system. OCTA operates countywide bus and paratransit services, as well as the planning, financing and coordinating of Orange County’s freeway, street and rail development and operation of the 91 […]

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Alternative drives were prominent at IAA

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The 66th IAA Exhibition took place in the northern German city of Hannover in September. Fortunately, the weather in Hannover was still quite warm and there wasn’t a drop of rain. This vast event is almost certainly the largest commercial vehicle exhibition in the world, with products ranging from vans, minibuses, buses and coaches, up […]

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What’s next for CNG fueling systems?

Many transit and city utility fleets are moving toward CNG.

BUSRide spoke with George Kalet, CNG applications and key account manager for Atlas Copco, Gas and Process Group, to discuss the future of compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for buses and coaches. In this informative Q&A, Kalet assesses the current state of CNG fueling systems, as well as the perceptions, prices, trends and politics surrounding […]

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Getting your house in order for financing

Open communication sets the stage for success.

Customers frequently ask me about the information they need to provide in order to get approved for an equipment loan or lease. What does a bank really look for when reviewing a transaction? For smaller transactions, many banks have a process where you can submit just an application if the requested amount falls under a […]

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Best Trails & Travel means “first class”

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With a fleet of luxurious Prevost motorcoaches, this Brooklyn-based operator caters to top-level travelers After running shuttles and mini-buses for five years since his company’s creation, Aly Goldenberg, vice president of Best Trails & Travel, Brooklyn, NY, saw market demand in 2000 shifting toward charter business. Rather than a simple business expansion, Goldenberg saw this […]

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What makes motorcoach insurance unique?

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BUSRide’s ongoing series of interviews with Tim O’Bryan, president of Service Insurance Agency, Richmond, VA, now turns to the intricacies of motorcoach operators’ insurance, what makes it unique from other transportation insurance plans, and how adept the industry is at navigating its various pitfalls. You deal in all transportation modes – what do you notice […]

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MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR

Gold Line, a nationally recognized Motor Coach Transportation Company located in southern Maryland, and member of the Martz Group, is seeking candidates for the position of Maintenance Director.  The successful candidate will possess: 10 plus years  experience within a heavy equipment shop (truck/bus) with emphasis on preventative maintenance. Minimum of 5 years supervisory/leadership experience Strong […]

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Metro Bus REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Metro Bus invites qualified vendors to participate in the competitive bidding process for acquiring Enterprise Finance, Payroll, Human Resources, Asset and Fleet Management, Purchase Order processing, Timekeeping, Scheduling, and related software services that will either replace, or fully integrate, to the business needs of Metro Bus. The St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission (Metro Bus) was […]

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