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Biden-Harris Administration announces nearly $150 million grant to support new bus rapid transit line in Las Vegas

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $149.9 million grant award to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) to support the construction of a faster, more frequent bus route between downtown Las Vegas, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Harry Reid International Airport, and other popular destinations. […]

IMG’s President set to step down

IMG’s President Bronwyn Wilson has announced that she will step back from her role at the end of 2024. “It has been an unbelievable tenure with IMG since 2012 when hired. To serve the IMG members and partners really has been rewarding and an honor, but it is now time to step back from the […]

ABC Companies: Built for Your Bottom Line

ABC Companies, a family-owned success story, is built on decades of quality relationships with its customers, while always looking toward the future. This success is the result of making its customers’ bottom line, ABC’s top priority, and building a culture that embraces this approach. As Roman Cornell has fully transitioned into his role as CEO […]

CCW Begins Deliveries for 5-Year Mid-Life Overhaul for 219 SFTMA Coaches

Complete Coach Works (CCW), one of the nation’s leading transportation solutions providers, announced in January the beginning of deliveries for a five-year contract awarded by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to perform Mid-Life Overhaul services for a total of 219 coaches.  This is the largest single contract that CCW has been awarded in […]

New Options Fueling a Bus-Travel Recovery, DePaul Study Shows

Finding an attractive option for an intercity bus trip in the United States became easier last year, a new DePaul University study shows. Many previously disconnected services have been brought together through new strategic initiatives and marketing alliances. “While searching for the best option still isn’t as easy as it is for plane and trips, […]

J. J. Keller Center for Market Insights launches 2024 State of Fleet Management Survey

The J. J. Keller Center for Market Insights is pleased to announce the launch of its fourth annual State of Fleet Management survey. This benchmarking survey aims to gain valuable insights into the challenges faced by fleet managers, enabling the transportation industry to better understand their priorities and constraints as these change over time. The […]

Forest River acquires Collins Bus, strengthening position as America’s premier shuttle and school bus builder

  Forest River Bus, LLC., a subsidiary of Forest River, Inc. and the nation’s leading shuttle bus and van manufacturer, proudly announces the acquisition of Collins Bus, one of America’s oldest and most successful school bus builders. Collins Bus, with a rich history spanning over 50 years, was founded in 1967 in Kansas City, Missouri, […]

TRC celebrates the CDTA’s launch of new on-demand FLEX+ transit service in Albany, New York

The Routing Company (TRC), a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform partnering with cities to power the future of public transit, today celebrated the official launch of FLEX+ on-demand transit service with the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) in Albany, New York. This follows TRC’s announcement of the contract with CDTA in November 2023. […]

Brad Mason joins Metro as Director of Communications

  Metro is pleased to announce that Brad Mason has joined the Cincinnati region’s largest transit provider as Director of Communications. Mason will oversee internal and external communications, implement strategies to enhance awareness of Metro’s initiatives and activities while contributing to the development of the organization’s comprehensive communications and public relations strategy. In addition, Mason […]

Flxible & Converted Bus Centennial Summit celebrating the100th Birthday of the Original Flxible Bus

  Flxible Owners International (FOI) has released the 2024 Flxible & Converted Bus Centennial Summit schedule and information for their bi-annual Bus Parade. The summit will be held from August 21-25, 2024 at Mohican Adventures campground in Loudonville, Ohio. This year’s event includes several family-friendly activities including an original Bus Olympics, mini-golf and go-kart competitions, […]