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Metro joins transit agencies & local leaders to celebrate Ohio Loves Transit Week

Every segment of Ohio – businesses, communities, individuals and families – benefit from public transportation, an essential service that enhances economic development, insures sustainable lifestyles and a higher quality of life. In 2022, Metro provided approximately 9.6 million rides, keeping our communities strong by connecting friends and neighbors to jobs, schools, medical appointments and much […]

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company selects Equans, Masabi and Transit App to deliver transit technology upgrade

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC), the transit agency serving the City of Lynchburg and its surrounding areas, has today announced that it has chosen Equans, Masabi and the Transit app to deliver solutions modernizing its services delivering improved affordability, accessibility, and ensuring the continued provision of high-quality public transportation service to the Central Virginia community. […]

StanRTA to launch transit changes to bring the county together

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) plans to launch systemwide service changes on March 5, 2023, as a result of its Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) findings from 2022. The changes will help provide transit equity across The S service area. Although the service change will not occur until March 5, StanRTA will begin promoting the […]

Annapolis Transit electrifies its fleet with purchase of two BYD K7M buses

  The City of Annapolis announced today the purchase of two BYD (Build Your Dreams) battery-electric K7M transit buses, which will be the first in its transit fleet. Annapolis, known for its historic district and scenic streets, will soon welcome BYD buses to the community. The BYD K7M seats up to 22 passengers and includes […]

GPS Insight announces Skilled Trades Scholarship winners as part of campaign to give back to the industries it serves

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet and field service management software solutions, today announced the winners of the GPS Insight ‘You are the Reason’ Skilled Trades Scholarship Program: Michael Lyons and Jacob Paquette. Both winners will be awarded $10,000 each for the pursuit of full-time skilled trades study at a college or accredited […]

IMG celebrates 25 years anniversary, announces new chairman

  In the summer of 1998, what was known then as the International Motorcoach Network (IMN), conducted their first industry meeting in Dallas, TX. This was a historic event, as IMN was the first organization owned by motorcoach operators.  An invitation only network, the foundation of what was to become the International Motorcoach Group (IMG), […]

RTA awarded $5.2M in federal grants for Algiers Ferry Terminal and maintenance facilities

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the award of $5,224,965 from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Notice of Funding for the FY 2022 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Passenger Ferry Grant Program. The agency intends to utilize the funding to rehabilitate and modernize the Algiers Point Ferry Terminal and the Lower Algiers Maintenance Facility. […]

ABB E-mobility begins production of EV chargers in South Carolina

  ABB E-mobility, a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, today announces that production of EV chargers has commenced at its recently announced manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina. This will significantly reduce delivery and lead times for DC fast-chargers in the US, enabling charging developers, owners, and operators to deploy reliable chargers more […]

ABC Companies expands leadership to meet growing customer needs

ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment including electric mobility solutions in the USA and Canada, continues to scale up operations with the recent appointment of Andrew (Drew) Siciliano as the new Senior Vice President of Sales. To ensure ABC’s customer base is served at the highest levels, ABC […]

Metro announces Hamilton Avenue & Reading Road as region’s first bus rapid transit cooridors

Metro is pleased to announce that Hamilton Avenue and Reading Road will receive the region’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) services, following months of robust community engagement and the results of a study initiated in the fall of 2022. Two additional corridors, Glenway Avenue and Montgomery Road will also receive enhanced treatments as part of […]