October 2012 - BUSRide

Prevost offers 2013 service school program

Prevost is offering motorcoach technicians and mechanics the opportunity to attend tuition-free service schools again this year.

NY MTA prepares for Hurricane Sandy

The New York City MTA is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Sandy and taking necessary precautions to protect its transportation network.

Complete Coach Works announces "Maxxforce RPM Tour"

The Maxxforce 9 Engine powered demo bus that Complete Coach Works has remanufactured into a nearly new condition continues to make industry heads turn with each stop it makes.

DOT agrees to audit CSA system after congressional request

The Department of Transportation has agreed to audit the FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability system after concerns were raised by legislators.

One dead, others injured in Arizona motorcoach crash

One person died and others were injured Friday night when a Silver State Trailways bus crashed on its way from the Grand Canyon to Nevada, the Arizona Republic reports.

APTA fields questions for presidential candidates from transit riders

APTA has posed a question to more than 132,000 public transit users and supporters on Facebook about what they would ask the candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election.

CTA and Mayor Emanuel welcome new class of bus drivers

The graduates are part of CTA hiring related to the Red Line South project.

MTA announces proposals for fare and toll increases

The MTA has unveiled proposals that would increase fares and tolls to raise additional revenue to support the New York region’s transportation system.

YRT and INIT partner with Google Maps to offer trip planning in Canada

The Regional Municipality of York has partnered with Google and INIT to offer riders new real-time trip plans through Google Maps.

MBTA appoints Beverly A. Scott as general manager

The MassDOT Board of Directors voted to appoint Beverly A. Scott as general manager of the MBTA and MassDOT Rail & Transit Division Administrator.