August 2013 - BUSRide

DesignLine files for bankruptcy protection

DesignLine, Charlotte, NC, filed for bankruptcy last week after several weeks of furloughs and layoffs, according to the Charlotte Observer.

FMCSA shuts down Florida-based McRea Transportation, Inc.

The FMCSA today announced that McRea Transportation, Inc. one of two unrelated bus companies that had stranded New York City-bound passengers in Virginia following a mechanical breakdown last month, has been declared an imminent hazard.

Volkswagen trainees first in U.S. to receive German apprenticeship certificate

Twelve trainees of the Automation Mechatronics Program at Volkswagen will be the first U.S. students to receive an official graduation certificate by the DIHK and the AHK USA.

Best of BUSRide nominations are now open!

Click here to nominate now!   With the Best of BUSRide Awards, BUSRide devotes the December issue to the bus and coach industry’s best and brightest. In this annual presentation, BUSRide bestows badges on the safest, greenest, most efficient and innovative transit agencies, coach operators, and bus and equipment manufacturers in transportation. In the transit, […]

Oregon study offers guide to success for small-city transit

In partnership with ODOT Public Transit Division, the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program produced the study with Parson’s Brinkerhoff in Portland.

Patrick Scully Q&A

Patrick Scully speaks to new MCI initiatives.

Reaching for world-class safety at Veolia Transportation

Veolia develops tools to aid safe operations.

QAS ensures repeatable success

MCI line techs are empowered to contribute and ensure quality work.

HVAC compliance and regulation

Air-conditioning innovations help the bus industry to comply.

THE RIDE keeps rolling in NYC

The concept has grown to include corporate participation THE RIDE launched in New York City in 2010 when entrepreneurs and creative minds came together in an amalgamation of a coach tour and live sidewalk entertainment viewed from a 45-foot Prevost shell outfitted with stadium seats and floor to ceiling windows for up to 49 passengers […]