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An operators’ guide to fuel cell bus fleet maintenance facilities

  READ MORE AT How to Adapt Your Bus Depot to Refuel and Service Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses. Transit operators need to be armed with the best information on how to make the transition to zero emission transit fleets. When considering hydrogen buses, many transit operators are unsure of how to integrate the vehicles into their […]

Proterra announces president of Powered and Energy business units

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced Gareth Joyce as president of its Proterra Powered and Energy business units. As president of Proterra Powered and Energy, Gareth will lead Proterra’s growing business as a provider of its electric vehicle technology to commercial manufacturers and charging infrastructure solutions for heavy-duty electric fleets. In […]

TARTA selects Charles Odimgbe as Authority’s first chief operating officer

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) announces the selection of Charles Odimgbe as the Authority’s first chief operating officer. Odimgbe was selected from a national search to fill a new key position as TARTA continues to rebuild its organizational leadership team to better meet the transportation needs of the Northwest Ohio region. “We welcome […]

Cincinnati Metro launches half-fare program for veterans

Metro is commemorating Veterans Day with the launch of the Metro Veterans Program (MVP). MVP is a discount program for military veterans and active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves. The program is Metro’s way of saying, “You served for us, now let us serve you” through half-price fare on all Metro rides. […]

First Transit Partners with Moovit for Mobility as a Service solutions

First Transit announces a partnership with Moovit, an Intel company, leader for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions, and creator of the #1 urban mobility app. The partnership enables First Transit to bring Moovit’s market-leading MaaS solutions to public transit agencies of any size. When combined with First Transit’s proprietary innovations, Moovit’s MaaS technology can […]

Davey Coach Sales completes California acquisition

Davey Coach Sales, a leading dealer and lease fleet provider of shuttle bus sales, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Nations Bus Sales California division, located in greater Los Angeles. Nations Bus continues to own and operate its dealership located in Florida. Several Nations Bus employees in California will join the Davey Coach […]

NVTC report: Virginia’s cap on metro’s budget a ‘useful tool

Today the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission approved release of the Report on Virginia’s 3% Cap on the Growth in Operating Assistance Payments to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to the Virginia General Assembly, as required by law. In 2018, the General Assembly imposed a 3 percent cap on growth on Virginia’s annual operating subsidy to WMATA […]

Masabi and RTS launch world’s first account-based ticketing solution

Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit, has today announced a new era in fare payments with the launch of the RTS Go contactless fare payment solution in Rochester, NY for Regional Transit Service (RTS). This cutting-edge touchless technology, powered by Masabi’s Justride platform, means riders will no longer need to buy a […]

ABA Motorcoach Driver of the Year Award

The purpose of the ABA Motorcoach Driver of the Year Award is to recognize an individual who has gone above and beyond the performance of his or her duties as an Over Road Motorcoach Driver, professionally executing safe motorcoach operation, while providing the traveling public with the safest form of passenger transportation in the United […]

Nominations being accepted for BISC Norm Littler Memorial Safety Award

The Norm Littler Memorial Safety Award presented by the American Bus Association and the Bus Industry Safety Council recognizes an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the profession of safety through the development or implementation of techniques, products or safety processes and demonstrates a commitment and investment in the day-to-day safety of the […]