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Trans-Bridge Lines to begin reservations April 3

  Trans-Bridge Lines, the Lehigh Valley’s premier motorcoach company, has announced that it will offer a reservation experience beginning Monday, April 3, on its Doylestown/Flemington routes. All trips will offer passengers confirmed bus runs for the travel date and time booked. “We are excited to take this next step forward for our passengers and our […]

Hele-On has extended the free fare pilot through December 2025

The County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency has extended its free fare program upon County Council consent through December 31, 2025.  The free fares continue to be funded through an American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant which will cover the lost fares in 2023, 2024 and 2025.  The agency cites a 40 percent uptick in ridership […]

DART and Toyota partner with Circuit to connect West Dallas residents

  Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Toyota have partnered with Circuit to support a free ride-share transportation service that provides West Dallas residents with an easy way to get to grocery stores, doctor visits, and other services throughout West Dallas, as well as access to the larger DART network. Founded in 2011, Circuit currently […]

ZeroEyes and United Safety & Survivability Corporation join forces to protect public transit from gun-related violence

  ZeroEyes, creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced a strategic partnership with the United Safety & Survivability Corporation (United Safety) to increase safety and decrease gun-related violence on public transit. United Safety will resell ZeroEyes’ proactive artificial intelligence […]

RTA’s Bus Rapid Transit East-West Bank Corridor project resolution approved by New Orleans City Council

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the approval of the resolution by the New Orleans City Council regarding RTA’s Bus Rapid Transit East-West Bank Corridor project from the New Orleans City Council. Bus Rapid Transit is a high-capacity and high-quality rapid transit system that uses buses to offer a service that operates […]

TAPTCO and MCSTCO Training Built Around a Safety Management System to Remove or Reduce Risk

For decades, the Transit & Paratransit Company (TAPTCO) and the Motorcoach Safety Training Company (MCSTCO) have been at the forefront of the public and private bus industries’ safety trends and regulations with its driver training programs. A Safety Management System (SMS) is a process where you identify the hazards in driving a bus, analyze these […]

UMA EXPO 2023 Round-Up

Here are some of the top stories coming out of the 2023 United Motorcoach Association’s (UMA) Motorcoach EXPO, held January 11 – 14 in Orlando, Florida: All-New Prevost H3-45 Takes Center Stage  All eyes were on Prevost on Thursday as the company introduced its all-new, next-generation H3-45 during the 2023 UMA EXPO in Orlando, Florida. […]

Hannibal Public School District #60 Awarded Funds for Clean Buses

Missouri district adds nine propane school buses   Hannibal Public School District #60 has utilized funding from incentive programs like the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program and the Missouri Propane Education & Research Council to double down on its commitment to substantially reduce its carbon footprint with propane school buses. Plans for a […]

New Vehicles Take the Spotlight at Busworld North America 2023

Busworld North America took place in Detroit from 4 February to 7 February: a three-day trade show (4-6 February) and a three-day conference (5-7 February).  It was organized in partnership with American Bus Association (ABA) and its annual Marketplace, an event for bus and tour operators. Below you can find a short summary of the […]

Durham School Services Donates Bus for Mobile Mental Health “Chill Room”

Durham School Services (DSS), a leader in student transportation, has donated a school bus to the West Jefferson Hills (WJH) School District in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania, to renovate into a mobile “Chill Room/Makerspace” for its students. The Chill Room will allow students to seek innovative ways to help manage stress, anxiety, and focus on mental […]