July 2012 - BUSRide

First Student offers bus service for Lorain High School students in Ohio

First Student will provide round-trip transportation to Lorain High School students in Ohio throughout the 2012-2013 school year.

Proterra, RFTA among those accepting Champions of Change Awards

Proterra, the RFTA, and 12 other organizations will each accept a White House Champions of Change Award for Transportation Innovation on Tuesday, July 31.

Webb Wheel releases new training and certification video

Webb Wheel Products, Inc., has added a new training video with an associated tech certification test to the Training Toolbox on their website.

ABA mourns loss of Jessica Ghawi

The American Bus Association released a statement mourning the loss of Jessica Gawhi, who died in the Aurora theatre shooting.

Report: Heavy bus production will rise in 2012

World heavy bus production is set to rise to a new record level in 2012, according to the authors of ‘The World Bus & Coach Manufacturing Industry’.

Coach USA buys nine Coach America Inc. companies

Coach USA, Paramus, NJ, announced Monday that it has finished a deal to buy nine Coach America Inc. companies.

Veolia Transportation wins City of Modesto transit contract

In a unanimous vote the City of Modesto City Council awarded Veolia Transportation a five-year contract to operate the Modesto Area Express.

Transportation Secretary: $787 million to repair transit infrastructure

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $787 million for modernizing and replacing aging transit facilities.

Proterra's Goldman to address electrifying fleets at Plug-In 2012

Proterra will share its results from the adoption of its EcoRide™ buses at this year’s Plug-In 2012 Conference.

Police shut down four unlicensed NYC coaches

The New York Police Department decommissioned four unlicensed motorcoaches last week, the NY Daily News reports.