Joyce Guzowski, Author at BUSRide

To Alaska and Hawaii: C-SPAN puts its 45-foot bus on a boat

WHEN? June to Alaska.  August to Hawaii. HOW? Boats! Alaska Nine days on the boats (three from Bellingham, Wash, to Juneau, then one day from Juneau to Haines. Five days back from Anchorage to Tacoma). The bus on the boat will be using the Alaska Marine Highway System and TOTE Maritime Alaska. What kind of […]

RATP Dev USA selected to manage Santa Maria, California’s transit service

On June 7, 2018 RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has been awarded the contract to manage Santa Maria Area Transit (SMAT), the transit services for the city of Santa Maria, California. The City of Santa Maria selected RATP Dev USA through a national competitive process that awarded the contract based […]

Trapeze Group looks into transit’s future at ThinkTransit 2018, finds public transit to be the lifeblood of the new mobility paradigm

Futurist Jim Carroll along with Autonomous Vehicles Experts and Top Transit CXOs Showcase and Elaborate on the Changing Definition of Mobility at ThinkTransit: The Trapeze Technology Conference   The new mobility paradigm is pushing the transportation industry beyond the old exclusive structure, and moving toward a shared environment. By working together, and taking advantage of […]

Motor Coach Industries on the road with battery-electric prototype

  MCI J4500e reaches highway speed and reliability targets in test runs Signals MCI’s leadership move into all-electric drawing on New Flyer expertise Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America MCI announced today that […]

PA business executives to take bus to White House ceremony for Philadelphia Eagles

NFIB announced that more than a dozen Pennsylvania small-business owners and executives would attend a ceremony at the White House to honor the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, June 5. President Donald Trump recently invited the team to the event to celebrate their impressive 2018 Super Bowl win. Most of the business executives, who are rabid […]

Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) taps INIT for electronic fare management (EFM) project

Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has selected INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc. for the design, delivery and installation of their Next Generation Fare System (NGFS). The contract includes the setup of a mobile ticketing app from Bytemark and an account-based electronic fare and back-office revenue management system from INIT. INIT will implement EMV-capable smart fare […]

New Flyer of America delivers immediate safety improvements through the 3M international Customer Project

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (collectively “New Flyer”), subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc., formerly called New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”),  on May 14, 2018, celebrated the successful completion of the 3M Customer Project as one of only two globally-approved projects. New Flyer was selected as one of two […]

BYD to provide LAX with U.S. largest airfield fleet of all-electric buses

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has announced the purchase of 20 units of BYD battery-electric buses for the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), to be used for airfield passenger transportation and replace all of its diesel-operated buses and introduce a few more. The buses will make up the largest airport fleet of its kind in […]

Boosting operations efficiency with CAD/AVL data

Back in 2012, the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC), Transit authority for the Capital city of Quebec, started the installation of their brand new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and Computer Aided Dispatch / Automatic Vehicle Location (CAD/AVL), named Nomade temps réel. Since the end of the deployment until today, the Planning Department of […]

Baton Rouge Capital Area transit system awards paratransit services contract to MV Transportation

MV Transportation, Inc., a leader in passenger transportation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide paratransit services by the Baton Rouge Capital Area Transit System (CATS) beginning Sunday, May 6, 2018. Under terms of the five-year contract, MV will provide safe and reliable ADA-compliant paratransit transportation for the city of […]