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Daimler invests in bus ride-sharing startup

Rally to use funding for expansion Rally, creators of the bus rideshare, broke world records when they transported nearly 50,000 people to the Women’s March on Washington. Their technology provides shared mass mobility on-demand. Now, NYC-born Rally, the platform unlocking the underutilized potential of the global private bus industry, has announced that Daimler is leading […]

Busworld 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, Nebraska from January 11 to 14. This is the first time Busworld Academy will be offered in the United States in conjunction with another association’s […]

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Billion Grant Agreement, $658 Million Loan for Lynnwood Link Project in Greater Seattle

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $1.17 billion Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for construction of the Lynnwood Link light rail project through FTA’s Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program. Sound Transit is also approved for up to $658 million in […]

Rotary Lift releases new remote-controlled lift, Rotary Flex Max

Rotary Lift has expanded the industry’s only remote-controlled lift product line to make it even more versatile and convenient. Rotary Flex Max, powered by RedFire™, is a new wireless mobile column lift that can be operated by an exclusive remote control or via controls located on every column. “Our new Flex Max mobile column lift […]

Cooper Tire Wins Global 2018 Good Design® Awards for Discoverer At3™ Family of Tires and Discoverer True North™

Cooper Tire announced on December 20, 2018 that its Discoverer AT3™ family of tires, which includes three distinct all-season, all terrain tires for SUVs and pick-up trucks, and its Discoverer True North™, a tire designed to provide strong grip and confident handling in winter weather, have earned 2018 GOOD DESIGN® awards from The Chicago Athenaeum […]

Federal Transit Administration Announces $16.6 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that it has awarded a total of $16.6 million to 20 organizations around the country to support comprehensive planning projects that improve access to public transportation. The funds are made available through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning, which assists communities that are developing new or expanded […]

Stertil-Koni offers 10 top tips to improve maintenance safety during the winter months

Following a review of bus maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from an increase in the severity of recent weather events, heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni recommends 10 top wintertime tips to improve safety on the shop floor. “With the cold winter months here and weather conditions shifting at […]

California Issues First State Mandate for Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

On Friday, December 14, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously voted in favor of a mandate that will require public transit agencies in the state to have entirely carbon-free bus fleets by 2040. The mandate, called the Innovative Clean Transit regulation, is the first of its kind in the United States, according to a […]

Congressional Budget Office recommends eliminating the FTA in 2020

By Skylar Griego On December 13, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report that recommends eliminating the Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in 2020 in efforts to reduce the federal deficit. “The FTA provides financial and technical support to roughly 6,800 local public transit systems across the country, through about two dozen […]

Cooper tire and Sailun announce joint venture for new TBR tire plant in Vietnam

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co., Ltd. to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce more than 2 million truck and bus radial (TBR) tires annually. Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near Ho Chi […]