December 2013 - BUSRide

ABA mourns the death of Charles "Norm" Littler, ABA vice president of Regulatory Affairs and BISC executive director

It is with great sadness that the American Bus Association announces that Mr. Charles “Norm” Littler passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013, after a long illness.

Third generation of the Birnie family joins company

Kait Birnie, third generation of the Birnie family of Rome, NY, has joined Birnie Bus Service, Inc.

FMCSA's Operation Quick Strike removed 52 bus companies from the road

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA announced today that 52 bus companies and 340 vehicles were put out of business and removed from the road as a result of Operation Quick Strike.

Proterra named to Global Cleantech 100 list of most influential companies

Proterra was recently named to the Global Cleantech 100 list, which highlights the promise of private clean technology companies from around the world.

Continental to expand bus tire production at its largest tire plant worldwide

The international tire manufacturer and automotive supplier Continental announced plans to expand its truck and bus tire production facilities in Otrokovice.

Busworld Kortrijk goes electric

Luc Glorieux founded the first exhibition exclusively for buses and coaches in the small west-Belgium city of Kortrijk in 1971.

MassDOT BusPlus+ equips private operators for regional service

Seven New England companies receive 31 MCI Commuter Coaches.

Active safety engages the Four Is

Further commercial vehicle safety improvement lies in integrating safety technologies.

Operators put Airtabs™ to the test

Vortex generators reduce wind resistance and aerodynamic drag to improve fuel economy.

BUSRide Road Test: The Van Hool TX unveiled

The improvements to the T2100 are enough to warrant a name change.