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Transit improvements coming to Oakdale and Riverbank

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) plans to launch comprehensive service changes on March 5, 2023. The changes will have significant implications for the cities of Oakdale and Riverbank, particularly on Routes 24 and 60. StanRTA worked with members of both communities over several months in 2022 to reconfigure routes to provide better access to […]

Link Transit relaunches Real Time Transit

As part of a multi-county procurement led by the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation, Link Transit relaunches real time transit with GMV Syncromatics The City of Burlington on behalf of Link Transit, has launched a live bus tracking service to allow passengers to locate Link Transit free bus service, in real-time. In 2021, the Piedmont […]

INIT introduces Open Payments in Tampa

  Open payments, a component of the Flamingo Fares account-based fare system from INIT, have been implemented by the regional working group comprised of Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART), Hernando County (The Bus), and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA). Riders can now tap to ride across the Tampa Bay region using credit and debit cards, digital […]

Cincinnati Metro reaches 1 over million monthly rides for first time since COVID

  Metro is excited to announce that it provided more than 1 million trips in the month of January, marking the first time the transit agency has reached the ridership milestone since early 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the region. To help celebrate the occasion, Metro identified Ms. Mala Escobar as January’s one-millionth rider. […]

RATP Dev USA welcomes Ibrahima Toure as Chief Development Officer

RATP Dev USA, the North American subsidiary of the global transportation provider, today announced the appointment of Ibrahima Toure as Chief Development Officer. In his new role, Ibrahima will oversee business development and marketing teams, generating business results through investing equally in people and operational improvement. “I’m honored to be joining RATP Dev USA,” said […]

MTM Transit partners with the County of Hawai’i for paratransit services

  Following a competitive bidding process, MTM Transit is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency (MTA) to operate its Hele-On Kako’o Island-Wide Paratransit Services. Under the contract, MTM Transit will operate every aspect of MTA’s paratransit services program, inclusive of paratransit eligibility assessments, travel training, and […]

ABA’s Pantuso to step down in after nearly three decades of accomplishments

The American Bus Association, the leading industry association representing the bus, motorcoach, tour, and packaged travel industry, announced that its longtime leader, Peter J. Pantuso, will retire in September 2024. Pantuso joined ABA in 1996 and has served as President and CEO since that time. During his tenure, ABA’s membership nearly tripled in size and […]

Green Bay Metro teams up with Equans to upgrade its bus technology and transport services

  Green Bay Metro, Green Bay’s mass transit system in Wisconsin, selected Equans, via it subsidiary Ineo Systrans USA Inc., to enhance its bus services via NAVINEO Computer Aided Dispatch and Automatic Vehicle Location (CAD/AVL) system and modern passenger information. Innovative and flexible, Equans’ solutions will prove particularly handy during Green Bay Packers’ home games, […]

Napaway Coach, Black Tie Transportation & Bus Charters announce partnership

Napaway premium sleeper coach service and Black Tie Transportation & Bus Charters announced their partnership at the Busworld North America conference in Detroit, MI last week. Black Tie will add two co-branded luxury motor coaches, utilizing Napaway’s proprietary Butterfly® convertible seating system, to their North Carolina-based charter fleet. Black Tie Transportation & Bus Charters is […]

TARTA, Toledo NAACP unveil Rosa Parks display at Transit Hub

  To honor the courage, life and legacy of Rosa Parks and to celebrate Transit Equity Day, the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and Toledo’s Chapter of the NAACP partnered to debut a tribute to the civil rights icon on the wall of TARTA’s Transit Hub in downtown Toledo. The wall display – placed […]