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NFI awarded new contract by MDOT Maryland Transit Administration for seven zero-emission buses

NFI Group Inc., a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. has been awarded a contract from the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) to provide seven zero-emission buses as the agency begins the transition […]

Brian Hill joins MCI as Private Market Regional Vice President

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that Brian Hill has rejoined the organization as MCI Private Sector Regional Vice President, New and Pre-Owned Coach Sales, Midwest Region. With over 20 years of experience […]

NFI receives first order from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport for 4 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ buses

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. has received a new contract from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) for four battery-electric, zero emission Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. DFW […]

COTA partners with REV1 Ventures to support emerging technologies and startups through COTA GO! Mobility Lab Activation

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) and REV1 Ventures, the Columbus startup studio that helps startups scale and corporations innovate, today announced a partnership to find and support emerging technologies through COTA’s GO! Mobility Lab. As the mobility industry continued to evolve, COTA is focusing on innovations and partnerships that will help to deliver equitable, […]

Victor Valley Transit Executive Director Kevin Kane receives Wall of Excellence Award

  Victor Valley Transit’s Executive Director, Kevin Kane, was honored recently at CalAct’s Spring Conference Awards Luncheon in Newport Beach, CA, where he received their annual “Wall of Excellence” Award. Each year the award is given to individuals who have a long and distinguished career in public transportation and have made outstanding contributions to CalACT […]

SORTA welcomes Rick Bailey as new Director of Transit Operations

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is happy to welcome Rick Bailey to its leadership team as director of transit operations for Metro. In the role, Mr. Bailey manages the delivery of fixed-route services to the community and oversees all operators; service delivery and quality; supervision; dispatching; and support and operations at Metro’s transit […]

Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit and Masabi Launch RideMMT Contactless Mobile Ticketing App

  Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT) today announced the launch of RideMMT, a new mobile ticketing application, deployed in partnership with Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit. RideMMT can be used by riders on all 27 MMT routes throughout downtown Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas within city limits and to […]

Eaton to supply medium-duty transmissions to Proterra for electric transit vehicles

Power management company Eaton has announced its eMobility business has been chosen to supply a 4-speed medium-duty electrified vehicle (EV) transmission to Proterra, a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, for the company’s ProDrive drivetrain used in Proterra ZX5 electric transit buses. “Our EV transmissions have unmatched performance, providing class-leading acceleration, horsepower, range and […]

Xos, Inc. partners with Thermo King to jointly develop 100% battery-electric refrigerated commercial vehicle prototype

Xos, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Class 5 through Class 8 battery-electric vehicles and powertrains, and provider of charging infrastructure and fleet management software, today announced a partnership with Thermo King to jointly develop a refrigerated commercial vehicle prototype that is 100% battery-electric. The battery-electric refrigerated prototype vehicle will support fresh and frozen applications and […]

RTC kicks off National Bike Month and encourages community to #BikeThere with month-long events

  In celebration of National Bike Month, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) encourages our community to get rolling on two wheels and #BikeThere! Throughout the month of May, the RTC will celebrate with Bicycle Transit Systems and Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition to host community bike rides, bike safety and maintenance events, and […]