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John Andoh hired as Hele-On’s newest administrator

John Andoh has been hired by Mayor Mitch Roth to be the Mass Transit Administrator of the County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency.   He has been serving in the position on Temporary Assignment for the past few months. His start date is January 3, 2022. “John brings a wealth of transportation experience from a variety […]

Trinity Metro Centralizes Fleet Management with Vontas TransitMaster

Trinity Metro, serving Fort Worth, Texas, and the surrounding Tarrant County, operates fixed-route bus services, TEXRail, ZIPZONE services, ACCESS paratransit, vanpools and Trinity Railway Express (a joint operation with Dallas’s DART). In mid-2021, Trinity Metro began a search for a centralized system to help increase the productivity of its fleet and help maintain the fleet […]

Prevost Continues Customer Focus in 2022 to Keep Business Moving Forward

After a few turbulent years in the motorcoach industry, Prevost is focusing its efforts on helping its customers get back to business. In addition to offering a host of new products and business solutions, the esteemed motorcoach manufacturer is positioned as an industry partner for re-opening customers as well as operators looking to right-size their […]

CuVerro Shield™ by Aereus Technologies Brings Antimicrobial Copper to Transit

With a plethora of disinfecting and antimicrobial solutions entering the transit marketplace in the wake of COVID-19, a time-tested technology is reemerging for agencies looking to restore faith in public transportation – antimicrobial copper. Aereus Technologies partnered with Olin Brass to produce and distribute the CuVerro Shield™, a solution of antimicrobial copper alloy which kills […]

Trans-Bridge Lines supports local food banks and rescue mission

Trans-Bridge Lines and its employees recently conducted a food and supply drive to aid area food banks. The food drive ran throughout the month of November. Company employees created a Thankful Calendar with suggestions of items needed for each day of the month. The list included everything from non-perishable items such as soup, cereal, canned […]

Nordin elected LTD Board VP

Cottage Grove entrepreneur Don Nordin was elected Vice President of the Lane Transit District (LTD) Board of Directors during the governing body’s December 15, 2021 meeting. Nordin represents Subdistrict 3 comprising Southeast Eugene, Creswell, Cottage Grove, and Lowell. “I am honored to be elected by my peers to serve as Vice President of the LTD […]

TRU-Vu Monitors partners with Sony Electronics

TRU-Vu Monitors, a leading provider of industrial-grade and medical-grade LCD monitors and touch screens, has announced the addition of Sony cameras to their product line-up. T.S.I., the parent company of TRU-Vu Monitors, has been a Sony Electronics partner and agent for over 15 years. Sony is known throughout the world for producing the best in […]

Complete Coach Works announces appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today that Brad Carson was appointed the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Brad will be instrumental in leading the operations, building culture, and executing the company’s goals. “It is an exciting time for the company and our employees as the transition to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) […]

TARTA’s Hub of Hope welcomes coat drive, library, Food for Thought

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) plans to open its doors to several community organizations in the near future as part of its Hub of Hope program. Through Hub of Hope, local nonprofits and other entities can reach out to TARTA customers and the general public by using the space at TARTA’s downtown Toledo […]

New Orleans Regional Transit Authority announces new permanent fare structure

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the agency’s new permanent fare structure at the New Orleans City Council’s December Meeting. The new fare structure aims to simply the fare offerings, incentivize pass sales for riders who use multiple transit modes for their daily commutes, and offer financial relief to RTA passengers as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The permanent fare structure will take effect on January 1, 2022. […]