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Dallas sniper attack claims the life of DART Officer Brent Thompson

Brent Thompson, 43, a Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) officer, was one of five police officers gunned down July 7 in the sniper attack in downtown Dallas, TX. Thompson joined DART in 2009 as a transit patrol officer, working in Dallas’ northwest transit sector. At the time of his death, he was a newlywed of […]

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Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) Request for Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RFP #16-03 – PRTC Bus Overhauls Phase II The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) is soliciting proposals from qualified companies to perform overhaul services on twenty-three (23) 45-foot MCI coaches and one (1) 40-foot Gillig low-floor transit bus. There will be an optional pre-proposal conference held on Monday, July 18, 2016 […]

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Mobility Transportation Services rebrands as Mobility TRANS

The commercial passenger van manufacturer formerly known as Mobility Transportation Services, based in Canton, MI, is now Mobility TRANS, in a consolidation that will see operations continue under the new name as a bus dealership in Michigan and Tennessee. In operation since 1992, the company has built paratransit and passenger vans for commercial passenger transportation. […]

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AUCTION! Wednesday, July 27th @ 10 a.m. – 3999 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg, NY

AUCTION! Wednesday, July 27th @ 10 a.m. 3999 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg, NY   Over 100 Buses & Vans from Carrier Coach! Many with wheelchair lifts! Most of the buses are current DOT inspected! See the complete line-up at: www.cashauction.com, including: Ford E-450 Buses: 2013 Ford E-450 Super Duty – Only 43,000 Miles! 2012 Ford E-450 […]

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ABC Celebrates 40 Years at Winter Garden, Florida, location

Originally opened as a small service facility on the edge of an orange grove, 2016 will mark the ABC Florida location’s 40th year in operation. Started as a hobby during his “first retirement” by founder Clancy Cornell, the original five-acre facility in Winter Garden, Florida, fortuitously became the incubator for the company’s now nationwide repair […]

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Jefferson Lines RFP: Retrofit Work on Over-The-Road Diesel-Powered Buses

NOTICE JEFFERSON LINES  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR RETROFIT WORK ON OVER THE ROAD DIESEL POWERED BUSES Proposal No. 2016 – 424346   Jefferson Partners L. P. (dba) Jefferson Lines with administrative offices located at 2100 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, is requesting proposals for retrofit/refurbishment of three(3) over the road bus as identified […]

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QUANTUM adoption leads to accessibility award for MATBUS

The Accessibility Award from Freedom Resource Center was received by MATBUS during their 5th Annual Appreciation Luncheon on May 10, 2016. Nate Aalgaard, Executive Director of Freedom Resource Center, presented the award to MATBUS for going above and beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements with the installation of the QUANTUM wheelchair securement system […]

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Concord, N.C. awards Transdev contract for bus operations and paratransit

Transdev will begin bus and paratransit services for the Concord Kannapolis Area Transit (Rider) system after the city council voted on the contract this spring. The system serves 500,000 riders annually with seven fixed routes and additional ADA services. Transdev will manage the staff of 47, including 28 operators, and 12 revenue vehicles. Paratransit service, […]

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BusCon Connect launches for 2016

BusCon Connect – a new initiative designed to foster connections between operator buyers and suppliers at the event. BusCon Connect is a pilot program taking place at BusCon on September 19-21, 2016 in Indianapolis aimed at connecting transit bus, paratransit, shuttle bus and coach operators with exhibiting suppliers.  Full scholarships are available for a select […]

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CCW Delivers First Buses to Ark Encounter

          RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) is excited to announce it has delivered three buses to the Ark Encounter, a biblical theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, featuring a 510-foot replica of Noah’s Ark. The project will supply the Ark Encounter with a fleet of eleven refurbished low-floor buses. The […]

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