April 2013 - BUSRide

APTA statement on selection of Anthony Foxx for secretary of transportation

On behalf of the 1,500 members of APTA, I applaud President Obama’s selection of Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and look forward to working with him to advance public transportation nationwide.”

President to nominate Charlotte Mayor Foxx to lead DOT

A source has confirmed to NBC that President Barack Obama is planning to nominate Anthony Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, NC, to replace Ray LaHood as secretary of transportation.

Freightliner Custom Chassis announces partnership with ARBOC

FCCC and ARBOC Specialty Vehicles are working through a collaborative process to develop a customized chassis for ARBOC’s Spirit of Liberty product line.

Bolt Bus crash in Pennsylvania injures 14

A Bolt Bus drove off the highway on I-295 in Mercer County around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Philadelphia’s FOX29 reports.

APTA statement on MBTA police officer shot in the line of duty

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President Michael Melaniphy released the following statement on Friday.

ABA joins U.S. Department of Transportation to celebrate Earth Day

When people entered the headquarters of the U.S. DOT today, representatives from the ABA, MCI and DC Trails were there to explain why motorcoaches are the “greenest” form of transportation.

Patrick Scully to lead a more unified MCI sales team

Motor Coach Industries has melded its private, public and Setra new coach sales teams into one cohesive group.

NTSB launches investigators to fatal Texas bus accident

The NTSB announced that it has sent two investigators to gather information regarding yesterday morning’s deadly bus crash in Irving, Texas.

NJ Transit: Customer satisfaction jumps nearly 25 percent

Nearly four in five customers said they would recommend NJ TRANSIT to a friend or relative in the agency’s latest customer satisfaction survey, released and available at njtransit.com.

Yosemite DNC adds six "talking" D4005 coaches

DNC Parks and Resorts at Yosemite, the company that provides transportation and other concessions to America’s oldest park, has taken delivery of six Motor Coach Industries D4005 coaches to use for customer tours and shuttles.