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FROM THE EDITOR – Survey says: Grow [up] America; Part Deux

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On the day President Obama spoke to the economic benefits of boosting travel within the United States, Dow stated that unfortunately, as it stands, our infrastructure cannot handle even the existing demand on travel.


RESNA raises restraint standards

Q’Straint recently unveilved the iQ Research Center of Excellence to enhance the company’s product development capabilities. Tfacility features state-of-the-art technologies such as a HYGE™ crash simulation system and Phantom high-speed cameras.

Q’Straint explains what new WC18 standards mean for wheelchair transportation.


NTI praises Dallas, Denver and Los Angeles’ MAX program

Dallas Area Rapid Transit was one of three programs, along with Denver RTD and L.A. Metro, that NTI praised for its collaborative MAX program.

As partners, three major agencies create a model program to promote best practices.


Greyhound turns 100


The Centennial Tour celebrates the iconic brand in stops across America.


UMA members have a winning day on Capitol Hill

Members of UMA took to Capitol Hill Thursday en masse to speak to their Congressional elected officials to discuss key MAP-21 issues affecting the motorcoach industry.


OFFICIAL BUSRide Road Test: The 2014 MCI J4500

Driver Dave Zibro transported the Columbia High School Choir on a six-day trip from Kansas City, MO, to Nashville, TN, which he says presented a tremendous opportunity to test the new J4500.

New brake, axle and suspension systems reflect MCI’s attention to technical and mechanical detail By David Hubbard The strategic effort by Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Des Plaines, IL, to bring its J4500 and D-model coaches closer together has been a work in progress since 2008. According to the company, its mission has been to unify […]


VIA receives $35 million from TxDOT for bus transit improvements

TxDOT will allocate $35 million from the UTP to help VIA Metropolitan Transit pay for added bus passenger amenities, including transit centers, bus shelters, park and rides, and the expansion of the agency’s CNG efforts.


FMCSA shuts down Minnesota-based bus company

The FMCSA has ordered On Eagles Wings Charters, Inc., to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations.


New Flyer to focus on Xcelsior® as single heavy-duty and BRT transit bus platform

New Flyer Industries Inc. announced today plans to focus on a single heavy-duty transit and BRT bus platform that features its world-class Xcelsior.


Alex Clifford appointed as CEO/General Manager of Santa Cruz Metro

METRO operates fixed route and ParaCruz transit services in Santa Cruz County, California.

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