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The Women in Buses Council celebrates its 10-year anniversary

The Women in Buses Council, a leadership group within ABA, is proud to announce and celebrate the 10-year anniversary in January 2021. Women in Buses was established in 2011 as a resource to recognize the significant role of women in the motorcoach and tour/travel industry through networking, education and mentoring programs. Since the conception, the […]

APTA: Consolidated Appropriations Act Includes Vital Emergency Funding for Public Transportation

The American Public Transportation Association’s CEO Paul Skoutelas has released the following statement in response to the newly proposed H.R. 133, the ‘Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021’. The bill provides $14 billion of COVID-19 emergency funding for public transit, which is critical for the industry’s survival: “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the […]

ABA Says Congress Has Once Again Failed the Motorcoach Industry

Upon hearing the outcome of the latest stimulus relief package from Congress, the American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – released the following statement: “It is truly disappointing and shocking that once again Congressional leaders have failed to provide adequate funding for the motorcoach industry” said […]

DART celebrates Silver Line construction with first concrete pour ceremony

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Archer Western Herzog (AWH) commemorated construction of the future Silver Line Regional Rail project with a First Concrete Ceremony on Wednesday, December 16. The event took place near the intersection of Preston Road and the Keller Springs Road, a mile northeast of the future Knoll Trail Station in Dallas. […]

Dayton RTA launches cash payment option for mobile app, installs Masabi Justride Validators

Greater Dayton RTA has today announced that riders can now use cash to purchase tickets for its Tapp Pay mobile ticketing service at participating T-CETRA retailers across Dayton. Tapp Pay mobile is part of RTA’s new contactless payment system, available by downloading the Transit app on Google Play or the App store. Customers who have […]

RTA’s newest ferry vessel enters revenue service

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announces the addition of the newest ferry vessel, RTA 1, which will enter revenue service on Tuesday, December 15 at 2 p.m. RTA 1 will be used interchangeably with RTA 2 along the Algiers Point – Canal Street route to allow for seamless service during routine maintenance, vessel trainings, or deep cleanings. The Col. Frank X. Armiger which previously serviced […]

APTA congratulates Pete Buttigieg as new Secretary of Transportation

In a statement released Wednesday morning, The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) congratulated Mayor Pete Buttigieg on his nomination as the Secretary of Transportation. Included below is APTA’s full statement. “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the public transportation industry, congratulates Mayor Pete Buttigieg on his nomination as the Secretary of Transportation. […]

Complete Coach Works welcomes its newest regional sales manager

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is proud to welcome Tracy Owen as the company’s newest Regional Sales Manager. With over 30 years of unique experience and expertise in sales, Tracy will continue to build his success with CCW, the nation’s leading bus remanufacturing company. Tracy has worked as a Sales Manager in both the transit bus […]

CCW receives award to supply and rehab five buses for Yamhill County Transit

Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today it was recently awarded a contract from Yamhill County Transit (Yamhill Transit) to supply three 30’ and two 35’ remanufactured Gillig buses. In the height of the Covid-19 pandemic essential businesses, including public transit agencies, implemented safety and caution procedures for their employees and riders. Yamhill County Transit is […]

NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (ADVERTISED)

Jefferson Lines 2100 East 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404 Submit to: Cem Onbasi Proposal No. 0005 Date Out: December 15, 2020 Proposals are requested for: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that proposals will be received by the Jefferson Lines, 2100 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, until 2:30PM local time, January 15th, 2021 for the purposes […]