Richard Tackett, Author at BUSRide

New Flyer and TDC Announce Partnership Expansion on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced that it is expanding its partnership with the Transportation Diversity Council (TDC), a nonprofit organization providing world class education and development programs that promote diversity in the transportation and construction industries, to announce the forthcoming release of a national Community Benefits Framework (CBF) to be unveiled next month. […]

ABA Wraps Up A Successful Marketplace 2020

The American Bus Association (ABA) — an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — wrapped up a successful Marketplace in Omaha, Nebraska from January 10 to January 14. Being the first time in bringing its Marketplace to Omaha, ABA welcomed 3200 participants. “This Marketplace was the best yet,” said ABA President & […]

Daimler Coaches North America assumes responsibility for Daimler Buses touring coach business in U.S. and Canada

The founding of Daimler Coaches North America (DCNA) sees Daimler’s bus division assuming independent responsibility for its North American touring coach business. To this end, Daimler has taken over the shares in REV Coach LLC from the REV Group. REV Coach LLC was previously responsible for the sale and servicing of Setra touring coaches in […]

BUSRide honors John Oakman with Good Stewardship Award

BUSRide Publisher Judi Victor presented John Oakman with the BUSRide Good Stewardship Award on Sunday, January 12 during the Operators’ Breakfast at the American Bus Association’s (ABA) Marketplace in Omaha, Nebraska. Created in 2014 in conjunction with ABA, the BUSRide Good Stewardship Award honors its recipient not only for individual accomplishments and success, but for […]

REV Group’s commercial and recreation segments partner with LiquidSpring Smart Suspension

REV Group (REVG), manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, announces select Bus and RV subsidiaries will now have the upgrade option of LiquidSpring, an innovative, high-tech suspension system which reduces body roll and vibration. ElDorado and Champion buses, and Fleetwood RV, will join REV Ambulance brands Horton, AEV, Leader, Wheeled Coach, Road Rescue and McCoy […]

Southern Nevadans asked to provide input on plan for the future of transportation

RTC’s ‘On Board’ plan outlines future mobility recommendations for the valley With more than 600,000 new residents expected to call Southern Nevada home by 2040, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is preparing now for the future of mobility in our community. More than 20,000 members of our community have helped shape On […]

BYD to showcase motorcoaches at UMA Motorcoach EXPO

Build Your Dreams (BYD) announced it will bring three of its battery-electric, zero-emission motorcoaches to the United Motorcoach Association’s annual expo in Nashville, being held January 19-23. BYD will display its 45-foot double-deck C10MS, the largest battery-electric motorcoach in North America. The C10MS can seat up to 77 people and has a range of up […]

Stertil-Koni USA Notches Record Sales in 2019

Stertil-Koni, a recognized leader in hydraulic bus lifts and truck lifts, today announced that it achieved record sales in 2019, further boosting its presence in both the municipal and private sectors of the heavy-duty vehicle lift market in the U.S. and Canada. Company President Jean DellAmore noted that three key success factors have been driving […]

First of Michigan’s zero emissions electric school buses arrive to transport students

The first of Michigan’s electric school buses arrived recently in Gaylord, Oxford, Three Rivers, Kalamazoo and Zeeland. Ultimately, seven school districts — including Roseville and Ann Arbor — will receive 17 electric school buses to replace older diesel school buses. “Michigan has a great once in a lifetime opportunity to provide significant financial support for […]

ABA, Busworld sign three-year agreement for Busworld North America

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – and Busworld – the most recognized international exhibition in the world exclusively for the bus and motorcoach industry – have signed a three-year partnership to bring the newly created Busworld North America to ABA’s Marketplace in Baltimore, Jan. […]