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Transit Agencies Across America Begin to Ramp Up Service

As restrictions related to COVID-19 have eased in the United States, many transit agencies are beginning to ramp up operations and resume regular – but specialized – services. The coronavirus crisis resulted in many agencies seeing a ridership loss of up to 90%. Now, as services restart, cities and municipalities are implementing new procedures to […]

Adapt to COVID with Microtransit

The following letter from TripSpark details solutions your agency can use to adapt to circumstances as we are all impacted by COVID-19. We know that the transit industry faces new challenges every day, but no one could have predicted today’s changing landscape. We want to start by expressing our support for you and your team. We […]

BAE Systems selected by NYC to provide electric hybrid propulsion systems for transit buses

BAE Systems, a world leader in electric propulsion systems, announced its selection by New York City Transit Authority to supply 435 electric hybrid power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of transit buses, reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption. “We are committed to collaborating with New York as it strives to reduce transportation emissions and […]

BYD Targets Mask Counterfeiters in Federal Lawsuit Filed Monday

Company asks that monetary damages go to COVID-19 relief efforts BYD (Build Your Dreams) filed suit in Federal Court Monday against several individuals accused of selling, or attempting to sell, counterfeit Personal Protective Equipment to unwitting customers, endangering many on the frontlines of the battle against COVID–19. The suit was filed Monday in the U.S. […]

WAVE Provides a Glimpse into a Visionary Future of Electric Vehicles with Unlimited Range

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE), a leading innovator in heavy-duty vehicle wireless charging, helps operators of all-electric bus fleets to successfully meet the challenges associated with vehicle range. Today, emissions from diesel-powered vehicles have become a worldwide concern. The demand to reduce emissions has driven an increased interest in vehicles powered by alternative propulsion. Electric […]

Reduce Environmental Impact in Extreme Pressure Lube Applications with EcoLine®

Lubrication is an essential maintenance task that has to be done even in sensitive environments. Fortunately, it no longer has to follow the status quo of using polluting petroleum-based greases. Instead, maintenance crews can now make a lower impact on the environment by relying on Cortec® Corporation’s EcoLine® Heavy Duty Grease wherever an NLGI grade […]

BYD Delivers 10 Battery-Electric Buses to Link Transit

BYD (Build Your Dreams), a leading manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles, announced it has completed the delivery of 10 battery-electric K9S buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington, a milestone for the company has production ramps up following a temporary plant closure in Mid-March from the COVID-19 pandemic. The final two buses of the order were […]

32-Year Industry Veteran Ron Beverly Retires from Prevost

Prevost is celebrating the 32-year career of Ron Beverly in the motorcoach industry. Beverly worked with Prevost for 21 of those 32 years as a Regional Sales Manager for parts in the South Central U.S. territory. He built a fantastic customer-base and is well known for putting customers first. Beverly began in the motorcoach industry […]

American Seating to begin applying antimicrobial coating to products 

American Seating, a North American leader of transportation seating products, will begin applying antimicrobial coating to all high-touch surfaces of its seating and securement solutions starting June 29. The coating treatment will be applied to American Seating products prior to shipment. The company has selected Aegis Microbe Shield, an EPA-registered surface coating that provides an […]

ABA Publishes Sample Policies for Industry for Post-Pandemic Cleanliness and Safety Protocols

The American Bus Association (ABA) — an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — released a report for the motorcoach and group travel industry outlining sample policies to help promote cleanliness and safety for post-pandemic travel. “ABA established a task force comprised of industry leaders to develop peer-reviewed sample policies to share […]