May 2014 - BUSRide

BYD showcases all-electric transit

California Governor Jerry Brown helps BYD unveil state’s first ever long-range electric bus factory in Lancaster.

Terrapin Blue's first quarter success

Terrapin Blue improves operations with grant expertise, emergency preparedness and savvy digital marketing.

BUSRide Financial Roundtable: Part II

Guest panel encourages financial and accounting best practices as the only way to play ahead of the curve By David Hubbard In February, BUSRide convened with a select group of financial leaders in the bus and motorcoach industry during the UMA Motorcoach EXPO in Los Angeles, CA, for a roundtable discussion on the issues, trends […]

From the Editor: Grow (up) America; it’s time to rebuild

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has sent the Obama Administration’s long-term transportation bill, titled Grow America, as the House and Senate face looming deadlines.

The Motorcoach Marketing Council gets its kits together

GoMotorcoach marketing gives operators the tools to sell directly to groups best served by coach charter service.

Lytx drives safe

Lytx links with ARI Insurance; makers of DriveCam advance video-based driver safety technology.

Yavapai-Apache Transit connects Central Arizona

Though its primary purpose is to provide transportation for tribal members between Camp Verde and Clarkdale in this stretch of central Arizona known as the Verde Valley, the anxiously-awaited Yavapai-Apache Transit will serve as a vital link for all the residents in this region.

BYD's first 40-foot, zero-emissions electric rapid transit bus completes Altoona testing

The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center under the Larson Institute and sponsored by the FTA, last week completed the FTA’s “new model bus testing program” of the first 40-foot, all-electric bus.

MCI Service Centers offers free Federal DOT Inspections through June 5

ith a commitment to highway safety, MCI Service Centers will be offering free Federal DOT inspections from now until June 5.

Foothill Transit Board authorizes $17 million bus purchase

Foothill Transit’s Executive Board authorized staff to execute an option that would allow the agency to purchase 30 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled, 42-foot vehicles for a total of $17,145,720.