March 2013 - BUSRide

Shuster announces addition to communications team

U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster today announced the appointment of Jim Billimoria.

Cubic receives $27 million contract from New York MTA

Cubic has been awarded a contract from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build and integrate the Bus Hardware System for MTA Bus Time.

Delaware Transit Corporation hires new chief operations officer

The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) welcomes its new COO, Richard Paprcka, on March 4, 2013.

FMCSA declares Santana Busline, Inc. to be an imminent hazard

The FMCSA has ordered Springfield, Mass.-based Santana Busline, Inc. to immediately cease unauthorized interstate passenger service.

FMCSA shuts down bus company Ming An, Inc. of New York City

The FMCSA declared Ming An, Inc., an interstate passenger carrier based in New York City, to be an imminent hazard to public safety.

$390 million to transit agencies recovering from Hurricane Sandy

Ray LaHood yesterday announced the allocation of nearly $390 million in Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds to reimburse the New York MTA and PATH.

FMCSA shuts down Fung Wah Bus Transportation

The FMCSA last week shut down Boston-based Fung Wah Bus Transportation using new authorities given to FMCSA under MAP-21.

Blue Bird delivers 10 buses to the Georgia Department of Corrections

Blue Bird Corporation and Yancey Bus Sales and Service announced delivery of 10 new 2014 All American buses to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

Metrolink employee wins APTA 2013 Call Center Challenge

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) crowned Metrolink employee Lauren Whetsel as the 2013 APTA Call Center Challenge winner.

People Mover enjoys upgraded fare technology

People Mover, the Municipality of Anchorage transit system, outlined a 10-year plan in 2004 to take advantage of intelligent transportation systems and upgrade technology.