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Trinity Metro names new President and CEO

Trinity Metro is pleased to announce that Richard W. Andreski, a public transportation veteran with 23 years of experience and more than 10 years of executive leadership, has been selected as the next president and chief executive officer for the agency. Andreski previously served as the Bureau Chief for Public Transportation for the Connecticut Department […]

Bus Industry Safety Council (BISC) Hot Topics: Reengineering Retention

Tim Brewster sheds light on ways to weather the storm. One of the most common topics in the workplace is recruiting and retention, especially today. This is for good reason as many leaders may feel like they are in a sinking ship, taking a tactical approach to bail out water and plug the ship to […]

Audi and Navistar partner to improve emergency vehicle and school bus safety

Audi and Navistar have partnered to further develop and demonstrate potential safety enhancing C-V2X technology in Navistar emergency vehicles and school buses. The partnership allows for both companies to develop use cases and safety enhancing demonstrations in close collaboration as members of the Volkswagen Group. First deployments are expected to begin this summer. While the […]

First Student partners with school districts winning grants in six states to expand school bus electrification

  First Student, the leader in school bus transportation in North America, announces the winning of grants in California, Rhode Island, Missouri, Illinois, Oregon, and Montana to expand school bus electrification. First Student partnered with customers to write, complete, and win grant applications securing funding to introduce electric school buses into their fleets. Funding sources […]

Nuvve joins DOE’s historic multi-stakeholder V2G agreement

Nuvve Holding Corp., a global cleantech company electrifying the planet at the intersection of energy and transportation through its intelligent energy platform, took part in a press event earlier today led by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work with government agencies, utilities, and electrification industry leaders […]

SORTA Board welcomes two new trustees

  The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board of Trustees welcomed two new members during its Tuesday evening meeting. Mr. Trenton Emeneker will represent Butler County on the board, and Ms. Krista Lewis will represent Warren County. Mr. Emeneker is a project management and operations consultant living in West Chester Township and a member […]

MCTS will continue to tequire masks on buses effective immediately

In partnership with the Milwaukee County Executive, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) will continue to require riders to wear masks on County buses. The decision comes out of an abundance of caution as COVID-19 cases have increased locally over the past three weeks. Riders should continue to practice safe riding habits and respect fellow […]

Proterra announces appointment of Julian Soell as President of Proterra Transit

Proterra Inc, a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, today announced the appointment of Julian Soell as president of its Proterra Transit business unit effective May 2, 2022. As president of Proterra Transit, Julian will oversee Proterra’s growing business as the leading manufacturer of electric transit buses in North America. In his role, Julian […]

Toronto’s TTC awards contracts for up to 565 buses to NFI

NFI Group Inc., a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its subsidiary New Flyer Industries Canada ULC has received new firm orders from the Toronto Transit Commission (“TTC”) for 134 Xcelsior® forty-foot hybrid-electric heavy-duty transit buses, and 68 Xcelsior sixty-foot hybridelectric buses (136 equivalent […]

Proterra introduces ZX5 electric bus with 738 kilowatt hours of energy

Proterra Inc, a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, today announced that it is increasing the amount of energy onboard its purpose-built ZX5 electric transit bus – delivering more battery storage to help transit agencies scale zero-emission bus fleets with electric vehicle technology. Starting in 2023, the 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit bus […]