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First of Michigan’s zero emissions electric school buses arrive to transport students

The first of Michigan’s electric school buses arrived recently in Gaylord, Oxford, Three Rivers, Kalamazoo and Zeeland. Ultimately, seven school districts — including Roseville and Ann Arbor — will receive 17 electric school buses to replace older diesel school buses. “Michigan has a great once in a lifetime opportunity to provide significant financial support for […]

ABA, Busworld sign three-year agreement for Busworld North America

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – and Busworld – the most recognized international exhibition in the world exclusively for the bus and motorcoach industry – have signed a three-year partnership to bring the newly created Busworld North America to ABA’s Marketplace in Baltimore, Jan. […]

DDOT revitalizes Detroit mobility with new transit buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. recently announced that the city of Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) have awarded New Flyer a new order for 26 40-foot, clean-diesel Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses. This is the third order from a five-year contract for 200 buses signed by DDOT in 2017, leaving options to purchase a total of […]

MCI rings in 2020 with a decade’s worth of advances

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., is setting new standards in zero emissions highway transportation, operator efficiency and uncompromising service in 2020. Rolling out its biggest year of product launches in nearly nine decades, MCI introduces its first battery-electric models in the new year. And that’s just the start. For […]

Hendrickson Announces Organizational Changes

Hendrickson recently announced that Matt Joy has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Joy most recently was vice president and general manager of Hendrickson’s truck group with previous roles of VP/GM of the specialty product group and vice president of finance. In this new role, Joy will have the responsibility for all […]

ABA elects new board members during annual meeting

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – elected new members to join its Board of Directors during its Annual Meeting at ABA’s Marketplace in Omaha, Nebraska Joining the Board of Directors for a three-year term are: Luke Busskohl, COO, Arrow Stage Lines, Omaha, Nebraska. Scott […]

American Bus Association, USLAW NETWORK team up for rapid response, legal programming

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – and USLAW NETWORK – an international network of independent, full-service firms with roots in civil litigation – today announced a joint partnership that provides ABA members with direct access to USLAW’s rapid response transportation attorneys through a dedicated […]

CDTA unveils first zero-emission transit buses in upstate New York

New Flyer of America Inc. today celebrated the launch of the Capital District Transportation Authority’s (CDTA) new zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses in Albany, New York. The buses were unveiled during today’s launch event and demonstration ride facilitated by CDTA Chief Executive Officer Carm Basile and CDTA Board Chairman Jayme Lahut, alongside Congressman […]

InterMotive and PRIDE grow their partnership to improve the public transit experience for people with disabilities

InterMotive Vehicle Controls, a leading manufacturer of wheelchair interlock systems, has expanded its partnership with PRIDE Industries to build an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance product. PRIDE and InterMotive have had a symbiotic relationship for almost 20 years. PRIDE is the largest employer of people with disabilities in California and is InterMotive’s main supplier […]

Michigan Flyer Upgrades to Turnit Intermodal Reservation Platform

Turnit, a travel technology company developing a leading, off-the-shelf reservation and inventory management platform for the ground-based travel industry, today announced an agreement with Indian Trails, Inc., to launch a pioneering intermodal bus ticket reservation system for passengers of its Michigan Flyer airport and intercity shuttle service. “We are extremely proud of this opportunity to work […]