January 2014 - BUSRide

Setra opens new doors

MCI unveils a European second door and the latest hospitality features available on the 2014 Setra TopClass S 417.

Motorcoach industry mourns the passing of Steve Van Galder of Van Galder Bus Company

BUSRide received word late Thursday, January 24, from the ABA of the sudden death Steve Van Galder, president and CEO of the Van Galder Bus Company.

FMCSA finalizes rule to shut down carriers based on patterns of safety violations

Next week, the FMCSA will publish a Patterns of Safety Violations Rule which implements the agency’s authority to shut down a bus company if the company has a history of purposely violating federal safety regulations.

U.S. DOT announces final rule to streamline environmental reviews for transit projects

The FTA and FHWA anticipate that the new rule, issued jointly, will expedite the delivery of certain transit and highway projects.

Veolia Transportation names Mike Murray as senior vice president

Murray will oversee Northeast Region for Transit Division.

Proterra closes second round of Series C investment on strong sales performance

Proterra Inc. has closed round two of its Series C funding. More than $10 million was raised in this second round, bringing total Series C funding to date to more than $34 million.

The 2013 Best of BUSRide Awards

With the Best of BUSRide Awards, BUSRide devotes an issue to the bus industry’s best and brightest.

Chicago MPC builds its case for top-tier BRT

Community contributions stretch well beyond faster bus service.

Suppress fires, save lives

BUSRide recently spoke with executives and engineers from a few of the most successful fire suppression system manufacturers in the U.S.

Select Bus Services delivers BRT to New York City

Ten years ago, our transit buses began traveling slower through the streets of New York City.