July 2013 - BUSRide

Thor Industries announces sale of bus business for $100 million

Allied Specialty Vehicles will buy Champion Bus, Inc., General Coach America, Inc., Goshen Coach, Inc., El Dorado National California, Inc., and El Dorado National Kansas, Inc.

Natural Resources Defense Council: transit saves money and the environment

The NRDC’s study says commuters could save more than $1,800 annually by integrating carpooling, public transit, and telecommuting into their daily commutes.

FMCSA teams with Transport Canada, others, on driver fatigue management tool

FMCSA Administrator Anne S. Ferro and Lisa Raitt, Canada’s minister of Transport, today announced the launch of the North American Fatigue Management Program.

VIA Metro announces new president/CEO

The VIA Metropolitan Transit Board of Trustees has selected Jeffrey Arndt as the agency’s new president and chief executive officer.

APTA applauds Senate confirmation of Anthony Foxx as U.S. Secretary of Transportation

The American Public Transportation Association released a statement on June 28.

IndyGo does more with less

By Michael Terry President and CEO IndyGo Indianapolis, IN Delivering public transportation in American cities requires managerial tenacity and dedication to providing vital service as part of our nation’s infrastructure. Many systems across the country struggle to keep vital transit services on the street due to pressures of the economy on the industry. Costs for […]

Operators can ask for help

ABC Companies manages the details through Fleet Assist.

Volvo widens its range

Toward the end of April, Volvo Buses held a major briefing event for its important customers and the European trade press in its home city of Gothenburg, Sweden, to drive and ride on a wide selection of the latest products at its extensive test facility in nearby Hallerad.

Sleek upgrades made simple

Hadley demos its wares on a Gillig bus for The Rapid.

Safety set in steel

Prevost outlines its commitment to safe passenger transport.