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ARBOC’s fully-accessible Spirit of Equess becomes the first and only medium-duty transit bus to complete FTA Altoona Testing

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America, today announced its Spirit of Equess® the industry’s first and only medium-duty, purpose-built transit bus, has passed the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Model Bus Testing Program at Altoona, Pennsylvania. With its successful […]

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $281 Million Funding Allocation for Transit Projects in Arizona, California, Minnesota, and Texas

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $281 million in additional Fiscal Year 2018 federal funding allocations to five transit projects in Arizona, California, Minnesota, and Texas. Funding will be provided through FTA’s Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program. “These significant investments in the public transit systems […]

RATP Dev USA – Job Opportunities Everywhere Starts Here!

At RATP Dev we provide excellence in transportation services to the public, while adhering to the highest standards of safety and quality customer experience. RATP Dev USA is seeking dedicated professionals to join our growing team that desire to deliver best-in-class transit services to customers and their passengers, leveraging the expertise gained around the world. […]

Busworld Academy and ABA announce partnership to bring renowned Busworld Academy to ABA’s 2020 Marketplace

Busworld Foundation and The American Bus Association (ABA) are pleased to announce a partnership that will bring Busworld’s education programming – the Academy – to ABA’s 2020 Marketplace in Omaha, Neb., from Jan. 11-14. This is the first time Busworld Academy will be offered in the United States in conjunction with another association’s existing program. […]

VDO RoadLog ELDs are now fully compliant with Transport Canada regulations

Continental, a leading global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile and truck manufacturers, and the manufacturer of VDO RoadLog ELD (vdoroadlog.com), has announced that the latest versions of the company’s VDO RoadLog ELD and RoadLog Office fleet management and reporting software are fully compliant with Transport Canada Regulations for HOS (Hours Of Service) […]

King County Metro continues zero-emission leadership with four Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric buses from New Flyer

Battery-electric program marks KCM’s entry into 5th decade of sustainable public transit St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – November 20, 2018: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America, today congratulated King County Metro (“KCM”) on […]

Daimler OEM Invests in Bus Ride-sharing Startup

Rally to use funding for expansion Have you ever been in a group too large to call an Uber? Or maybe you just wished your bus would take you directly to an event? Well, it turns out there’s an app for that. Rally, a bus ride-sharing app, has been called “Uber for buses,” according to […]

New Flyer unveils SmartRider™ advanced bus kneel and smart leveling

New technology offers optimized boarding and features New Flyer’s first all-electric ramp New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America, today announced the unveiling of SmartRider™ technology – an industry first in fully-accessible level boarding from curb to […]

Mobility solutions company LM Industries is judging entries for global autonomous fleet competition

Winners in Sacramento and Phoenix to be selected; cities worldwide soon to follow By Skylar Griego Mobility solutions company LM Industries Group, Inc., the parent company of vehicle manufacturer Local Motors, launched a global autonomous fleet competition called the Olli Fleet Challenge in September 2018. According to a press release from Local Motors, the Olli […]

Prevost celebrates opening of Orlando Service Center

The newest Prevost Parts & Service Center opened near Orlando, Florida, in early August.  A Grand Opening celebration to show appreciation for existing customers and welcome new ones is taking place the afternoon of Wednesday, November 7th.   The event will feature tours of the facility, to include the state-of-the-art service area, parts and service warehouse, […]