October 2013 - BUSRide

Voith supplies fuel-efficient transmissions for Portland transit buses

70 buses equipped with Voith DIWA.5 automatic transmissions using fuel-saving SensoTop technology are bound for TriMet.

FMCSA orders "Bus Go Bus" to immediately cease all operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA has ordered Philadelphia-based Bus Go Bus, Inc., to immediately cease all commercial operations.

Madison County Transit deploys Crosspoint Kinetics Hybrid System

Crosspoint Kinetics, a newly formed subsidiary of Cummins Crosspoint, has installed 43 second-generation electric hybrid systems into Madison County Transit¹s bus fleet.

San Antonio's VIA mobile app earns regional award

The SWTA has presented VIA Metropolitan Transit with a Hit the Spot award for the agency’s launch of a mobile app for smartphones earlier this year.

Operation Safe Driver Mobilization Week set for October 20-26

Takes aim at distracted driving and driving safely around trucks and buses.

Q'Straint introduces fully automatic wheelchair securement system

Q’Straint has announced the introduction of Quantum, the industry’s first fully automatic rear-facing wheelchair securement station designed for virtually any bus.

And the survey says…

Accenture determines transit passengers worldwide are willing to pay more for an improved experience.

UITP invites Americans to join

The International Union of Public Transport came together when 50 of the principal European tramway systems decided to try to work closer with one another.

Predicting the future of payment methods

With the emergence of every new payment technology, there’s a chorus declaring that it will revolutionize payment for products and services.

VTA delves into Bus Rapid Transit

Three BRT corridors emerge as the most promising for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.