September 2012 - BUSRide

ABA: Talks with NTA and UMA dissolved over non-disclosure

Peter J. Pantuso, president and CEO of the ABA, today released the following statement in regards to a proposed joint trade show with UMA and NTA.

Volvo Powertrain begins I-Shift assembly in United States

The Volvo Group’s Powertrain plant in Hagerstown, MD, began assembly of the Volvo I-Shift transmission with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in August.

RTC seeks students to promote anti-graffiti campaign

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is inviting local students to submit artwork to promote its 2012 RTC Anti-Graffiti Art Contest.

Transit ridership up, marking sixth consecutive quarter of growth

Transit ridership increased by 1.6 percent over the second quarter of 2011, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association.

NTSB crisis management training seminar at ABA Marketplace

The American Bus Association announced that the NTSB plans to conduct a one-day Crisis Management Training Seminar at the conclusion of ABA’s Marketplace 2013 in Charlotte.

MARTA announces finalists for general manager/CEO

The MARTA Board of Directors has named two transit executives as finalists who are being considered to serve as MARTA’s next general manager and CEO.

NRDC poll: Two out of three Americans favor expanding transit

Two out of three Americans favor expanding transit, according to a new nationwide public opinion survey released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Sun Metro awarded $1.2 million grant

Federal funds will help purchase clean energy vehicles.

LaHood: $59.3 million for energy-efficient transit projects

Ray LaHood today announced that 27 projects will receive a combined $59.3 million to help transit agencies purchase and support cleaner, greener buses.

FTA awards $3.3 million for fuel-efficient buses in St. Cloud, MN

The St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission will use the $3.3 million to help renovate its Metro Bus Operations Center.