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Dan Leyendecker elected as CCRTA Board of Directors Chair

Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority’s (CCRTA) Board of Directors elected Dan Leyendecker as Board Chair. The election took place at the CCRTA Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, January 5th. Appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court, Dan Leyendecker is currently in his third term as a member of the CCRTA Board of Directors. He […]

DOT, Dept. Of Education announce temporary waiver to help increase the number of school bus drivers nationwide

To help states and municipalities that are experiencing a shortage of school bus drivers recruit new hires, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in coordination with the Department of Education, today announced it would give states the option of waiving the portion of the commercial driver’s license (CDL) skills test that requires school bus […]

ATRO welcomes Doug Amaya to the sales team

ATRO Engineered Systems would like to announce the hiring of Doug Amaya as Area Sales Manager. Amaya’s territory will include the states of California and Nevada. Doug comes to ATRO with 15 years of sales experience, including 5 years as a territory Sales Manager selling Heavy-Duty aftermarket parts. His problem-solving and interpersonal skills will fit […]

The COMET Board of Directors elects new Chair, Vice Chair

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) today announced the election of new officers to its Board of Directors. Allison Terracio was elected as the Board’s Chairwoman. Terracio previously served as Vice Chair and assumed interim governing duties of the Board when former chairman, Derrick Huggins was appointed Interim CEO of The COMET. She […]

Hoagland, Morrison reelected to posts on TARTA Board

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority’s (TARTA) Board of Trustees has unanimously reelected president Kelsie Hoagland and Vice President Mary Morrison to their leadership posts. “It’s an honor to be a small part of this wonderful group of people changing the face of public transportation in northwest Ohio,” Hoagland said. “TARTA’s leadership and employees have […]

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 […]