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BAE Systems to provide electric drive systems for Philadelphia’s new fleet of zero-emission capable hybrid buses

  BAE Systems, a leader in electric propulsion, has been selected by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to supply up to 340 electric drive systems for its new fleet of low emission transit buses. BAE Systems will provide 220 electric drive systems to New Flyer of America Inc., with an option for 120 additional […]

Stertil-Koni names Michael Tillbery as service manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – today announced that Michael Tillbery has joined the company as Service Manager, based in the organization’s North American headquarters in Stevensville, Maryland. In his new post, Tillbery brings more than three decades of top experience specializing in customer care, […]

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Bus Fleet Maintenance Specialist

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Valley Metro RPTA Bus Fleet Maintenance Specialist Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer   Salary:  $61,001.00 – $91,501.00 Annually The Bus Fleet Maintenance Specialist is responsible for monitoring fixed route maintenance contracts to ensure contract compliance on various bus fleets owned by Valley Metro. Creates and maintains data and files that track […]

ABC Companies completes long-distance road trip with MTRWestern

ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport vehicles in the USA and Canada, has recently completed an unprecedented long-distance road trip with customer, MTRWestern a leading charter bus, and shuttle transport company serving the Pacific Northwest. ABC Companies provided a new 100% battery-electric Van Hool CX45E motorcoach – to facilitate […]

Nova Bus announces its largest order of electric buses in the U.S. by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in Houston

Nova Bus, a member of the Volvo Group and a leading North American transit bus manufacturer, is thrilled to announce its largest electric bus contract to date. It has been awarded a contract for 20 LFSe+ in addition to 20 options, for a total of 40 electric buses, by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO), […]

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces $912.1 million American Rescue Plan Grant Award to the CTA in Illinois

Today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a $912.1 million award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). American Rescue Plan transit funds are intended to help transit agencies around the country maintain service and keep workers on the payroll as communities continue to recover from the COVID-19 […]

Now Hiring Drivers & Diesel Technicians

  ATTENTION BUS OPERATORS! Paid Training — Great Benefits $5000 Hiring Bonus! Starting wage $20.66/HR APPLY NOW!   Walk-ins welcome at 6345 Colorado Blvd, Commerce City Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Come join the best team and work with an industry leader as a Bus Driver for First Transit. First Transit operates buses for the […]

Vicinity Motor Corp. receives approximately $2.6 million to support Calgary Transit fleet electrification efforts

Vicinity Motor Corp., a North American supplier of commercial electric vehicles, today announced the receipt of an initial C$2,570,000 million grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), a foundation created by the Canadian government, for the development of zero-emission transit busses. SDTC helps Canadian entrepreneurs accelerate the development and deployment of globally competitive clean technology […]

Complete Coach Works’ Oregon procurement contract equips Yamhill County Transit’s fleet with its latest fully reconditioned bus

  Complete Coach Works (CCW), the nation’s leading bus remanufacturer, has partnered with local governments in Oregon and Washington to enhance their transit operations. Utilizing Oregon and Washington’s statewide contracts, transit agencies are able to add safe and affordable, remanufactured buses to their fleet. Yamhill County Transit (YCT) was the first agency to purchase a […]

Prevost debuts new customer focused website

  Prevost is announcing the relaunch of its website, The redesigned website incorporates new imagery with streamlined menus to create an outstanding user experience. It explains how Prevost creates The Ultimate ExperienceTM for customers by outlining the Ultimate Ride, Ultimate Pride and Ultimate Peace of Mind. The site features in-depth information on all models […]