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Lion Electric names François Duquette Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Lion Electric (Lion), a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, announced today that François Duquette has been named Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, effective April 12, 2021. In this newly created role, Mr. Duquette will oversee all aspects of legal and regulatory affairs, as well as provide strategic counsel to […]

Palermo School District partners with EV charging solutions provider

  Adding another school district looking to electrify its fleet to its growing list of customers, AMPLY Power has been selected to fully manage the charging of electric school buses for the Palermo Union Elementary School District. The zero-emission commitment from the school significantly lowers operating and fuel costs for the district to 50 percent of what it […]

Nova Bus welcomes Mylène Tassy as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Nova Bus is proud to announce the addition of Mylène Tassy as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Canada and the United States. In this new role, Mylène will lead the sales, marketing, bids and proposal, sales engineering, and product management teams. “I am convinced that the addition of Mylène to the management team […]

APTA applauds NTSB decision to remove positive train control from ‘Most Wanted’ list of safety recommendations

In a statement released Tuesday, April 2, President and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Paul P. Skoutelas, applauded the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) for removing the requirement that commuter railroads fully implement Positive Train Control (PTC) from its ‘Most Wanted’ list of safety recommendations. “APTA is pleased to see the National […]

Endera acquires Ohio-based school and shuttle bus OEM and factory

  Endera, a vertically integrated transportation technology company specializing in all-electric commercial vehicles, charging infrastructure and software solutions, today announced the acquisition of Metro Titan, LLC, a school and shuttle bus manufacturing company. The acquisition gives Endera the capability to deliver electric commercial vehicles in all 50 states. Endera’s acquisition of Metro Titan, LLC brings together […]

Conduent Transportation and Hayden AI partnership to improve bus lane performance and traffic safety

Conduent Transportation, a unit of business process services and solutions company Conduent Incorporated, and Hayden AI, an innovator in urban mobility and digital city solutions, today announced a teaming agreement to deliver technologically advanced solutions that will enhance traffic safety and efficiency for cities and government agencies in the U.S. and abroad. The first available offering from […]

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces $187 million in federal funding for bus rapid transit projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $187 million in federal funding will be allocated to four Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) infrastructure projects in California, Utah, and Washington State. Funding is provided through FTA’s Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Small Starts Program. U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said, “Millions […]

SORTA is now accepting applications for transit infrastructure fund grants

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is now accepting applications for grants to be awarded through a new Transit Infrastructure Fund. Thanks to the passage of Issue 7 by Hamilton County voters last year, 25 percent of the 0.8 percent Hamilton County sales tax revenue SORTA now receives—projected to be approximately $30 million annually—is […]

Esri and Trapeze Group join forces to transform the customer experience

Esri, the world’s leading Geographical Information System (GIS) software provider, and Trapeze Group, the global leader in the transit technology industry, are announcing a strategic collaboration to offer transit agencies integrated solutions that elevate collaboration and productivity among transit agencies, ultimately improving the quality-of-service agencies provide to their communities. Today, when transit agencies want to leverage their data to make key business decisions, they need to utilize multiple systems […]

ARBOC Goes All-Electric with Equess CHARGE

With the launches of a new all-electric product innovation and a fresh look for the brand, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles is prepared to propel its vehicle lineup into the next generation of sustainability and energy-savings. ARBOC’s Equess CHARGE is an all-electric vehicle developed in conjunction with New Flyer’s Vehicle Innovation Center in Anniston, Alabama. The Equess […]