November 2012 - BUSRide

Prevost donates H3-45 motorcoach to ABA Foundation Live Auction

Prevost has donated a 2013 H3-45 motorcoach to the ABA Foundation Live Auction, which will be held Sunday, January 6 at ABA Marketplace 2013 in Charlotte, NC.

Accenture recognized in report on mobile ticketing and open fare systems

Accenture is listed as a “vendor to watch” in the recently published Gartner Market Trends: Mobile Ticketing for Public Transportation, Worldwide, 2012.

Nutcracker Holiday Bus comes to Phoenix streets

The Phoenix Public Transit Department is partnering with Ballet Arizona to bring a holiday tradition back to city streets – a decorated holiday bus.

Secretary LaHood celebrates new Bus Rapid Transit Service in Monterey

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood last week attended the grand opening of the first completed high-tech bus shelter on the new Monterey-Salinas Transit JAZZ BRT line.

NTSB releases 2013 Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board today released its 2013 Most Wanted List, with six of the 10 issues focusing on highway travel.

Stertil-Koni wins bid for CTA lifts

Stertil-Koni, manufacturer of heavy duty vehicle lifts, this week announced that it has been awarded a major competitive bid with the Chicago Transit Authority.

Skål International USA reaches management agreement with ABA

The American Bus Association and Skål International USA announced an agreement on a management contract for the day-to-day operations of SIUSA for 2012 and 2013.

Voters approve nearly 70 percent of transit ballot measures

These numbers reflect a long-term trend – since the year 2000, more than 70 percent of public transit ballot measures have successfully passed.

MSBMA honors Pace for its small bus fleet

Pace is extremely pleased for the Mid-Size Bus Manufacturers Association (MSBMA) to have recognized our transit agency for operating the nation’s largest fleet of small buses under 40 feet.

SORTA weighs its options

After installing new fare boxes, Cincinnati Metro prepares to deploy the go*SMART card.