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Museum of Bus Transportation merges with Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based Museum of Bus Transportation and the AACA Museum, Inc. have agreed to merge. The award winning AACA Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate and has served as the home of the Museum of Bus Transportation since opening to the public in 2003. The bus museum exhibits buses in the AACAM, and according to John […]

Prevost celebrates the opening of its largest North American service center in California

Prevost opened its newest and largest Service Center in North America in Hayward, California, welcoming customers and local supporters for an afternoon of celebration on November 19. The opening was a major milestone for Prevost, representing the coast-to-coast reach of its industry-largest support network. The company said the new 67,000 square-foot service center in Hayward […]

What Can Telematics Do For My Maintenance Operation?

BUSRide Maintenance recently convened a group of industry experts to discuss the latest in telematics technology, and specifically how it relates to a well-running maintenance operation. Our panelists for this discussion were: Brian Nelson Engineering Manager ABC Companies Robert Hitt Director of Aftermarket Training North America Prevost Fred Fakkema Vice President, Compliance Zonar Systems Which […]

Agencies nationwide honor Rosa Parks

Milwaukee County Transit System Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and the Milwaukee County Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) partnered to honor the life of Rosa Parks and recognize her contribution to the ongoing fight for equality and equity for all. MCTS kept a seat open on every bus […]

ABC weighs in on how to build a better customer service experience

Over 60 years and four generations in, ABC Companies, a North American leader in the motorcoach industry uses customer-centric processes, supported with focused leadership and industry experience all driven by family values to provide customers a competitive advantage today and tomorrow.   “I’ve had the great privilege of growing up in this business,” said President […]

2019 In Review: U.S. Department of Transportation focuses on safety and key priorities for commercial motor vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently recapped its 2019 achievements and key priorities for improving safety on the nation’s roadways with large trucks and buses. “Safety is always #1 at the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. […]

BYD and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport make the Holidays greener

Holiday travel is a lot greener this season at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) with the addition of two BYD (Build Your Dreams) zero-emission buses. The two green technology, battery-electric K9M 40-foot buses are part of the airport’s fleet of “terminal-toterminal” shuttles used to transport passengers between the international and domestic terminals, and from the […]

ABA and CDL Consultant partner to provide ABA operator members safety and compliance services

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – proudly announces a new exclusive partnership with CDL Consultant, a national, full-service safety and compliance services company. “Safely transporting our passengers is the industry’s number one priority,” said Peter Pantuso, ABA president & CEO. “Having a partner like […]

MCTS driver helps reunite lost dogs with family just in time for Christmas

Two lost dogs are back with their grateful family this holiday season thanks to the vigilance, kindness and compassion of Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) Bus Driver Jaime Grabowski. Jaime had just finished her route and was heading back to the garage around midnight on December 18 when she spotted two dogs running in and […]

IMG adds Premier Transportation to their network

IMG today announced their 56th member operator company to join the invitation only network as they welcomed Premier Transportation, Knoxville, Tennessee. “The addition of Premier Travel to the IMG network, greatly adds to our presence in Tennessee and the surrounding areas plus bring to the network another outstanding operator,” said Bronwyn Wilson, IMG President. “Premier […]