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New York to launch electric bus test & evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), today announced that the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. […]

Royal Excursion expansion continues with add-on

    Acquisition of NE Indiana motorcoach operator Excursions Trailways significantly expands geographic footprint Royal Excursion has acquired Excursions Trailways, a Ft. Wayne, IN-based premium charter bus company. The transaction closed on Jan. 4, 2018. Terms of the deal were not released. With the closing, Royal Excursion, a leading charter bus and luxury transportation provider […]

Cline Tours builds Graceland tour experience with 11 new 2018 MCI J4500 coaches

  Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), said Cline Tours will add a new dimension to the tourist experience in the Memphis area by providing its newest 2018 MCI J4500 coach for Graceland Excursions™, Elvis Presley’s Graceland new music and entertainment day-trip experiences. Graceland Excursions takes guests […]

Notice for Request For Proposals (RFP)

Jefferson Lines 2100 East 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404   Submit to: Cem Onbasi                                                                  Proposal No. 1016-2018 Date Out: January 8, 2018   Proposals are requested for                                                        Bus Refurbishment Project -See Section D: Scope of Work     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Jefferson Lines, 2100 East 26th […]

MCI to cease distributing Daimler’s Setra coaches

Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (“MCI”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), announced today that EvoBus GmBH (“Daimler”) has terminated the distribution rights agreement (“DRA”) for German built Setra motor coaches in the United States and Canada effective June 29, 2018. Under previous private equity ownership, MCI entered into the DRA as […]

Luminator pairs with Tolar Manufacturing for transit smart shelter solutions

Luminator Technology Group (Luminator), a provider of transit passenger information display solutions and Tolar Manufacturing Company (Tolar), North America’s transit shelter manufacturer, today announced availability of high resolution digital smart shelter technology for North American transit agencies. Luminator’s shelter signs portfolio includes TFT, LCD, and low-power displays for use in any application- with or without […]

UMA evolves on Stacy Tetschner’s watch

UMA evolves on Stacy Tetschner’s watch On the job since June 2017, UMA President and CEO Stacy Tetschner may be new to the motorcoach industry, but he knows his way around industry associations. He arrived in his new world following more than 25 years with the National Speakers Association and the California Restaurant Association. Following […]

Park City becomes first U.S. ski resort to showcase zero-emission Proterra® buses

Proterra buses help meet net-zero carbon goal To meet the needs of Park City’s four-season mountain climate, including extreme cold weather winter conditions, Park City Transit deployed Utah’s first zero-emission, battery-electric transit fleet with six Proterra Catalyst® buses. Selected to serve the region’s renowned ski resort community, the Proterra fleet supports Park City’s and Summit County’s […]

Luminator Technology Group and Houck Transit Advertising announce digital onboard advertising partnership

Luminator Technology Group (Luminator), a provider of onboard passenger information systems and Houck Transit Advertising (Houck) announced their partnership in providing high resolution digital advertising solutions and services for North American public transit agencies. Luminator’s INFOtransit passenger information system provides a best-in-class platform for keeping passengers updated with information such as bus route, next stop, and […]

INIT processes first virtual fare card via Android Pay

The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District (TriMet) recently announced the beta launch of the first virtual public transit card via Android Pay. Through a partnership just announced with Google, select TriMet riders will now be able to tap and pay their transit fare using a virtual Hop card stored securely in their Android smartphone with Near […]