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Tough Meets Attractive: Koro-Trans® Astra Flor® Helps You Put Your Best Foot Forward with Better Looking, Safer Flooring

No longer do you have to settle for slip-resistant flooring from overseas manufacturers at higher prices. Profusion – the leader in school bus flooring for more than 25 years – pairs the rugged quality expected by school fleets with the attractive options desired by commercial and public transit fleets in its Astra Flor® line of […]

Jefferson Lines Notice for RFP: Over-the-road bus refurbishment

NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Jefferson Lines 2100 East 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404 Submit to Cem Onbasi                                                                   Proposal No. 1016-2019 Date […]

Valley Metro awards MCI 5-year contract for 50 MCI D45 CRT LE and D45 CRT Coaches

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., today announced a five-year contract for up to 50 MCI D45 CRT LE and D45 CRT Commuter Rapid Transit coaches from Valley Metro. The contract begins with an initial order for four (4) MCI D45 CRT LE coaches, scheduled for delivery in summer 2020. […]

Saskatoon Transit undergoes a culture change, while automating, optimizing its payroll process

It is no surprise that transit agencies are constantly evaluating where they can shift from manual to automated processes,saving time, money and ultimately improving their transit service for a better customer experience. But what happens when you have implemented a technology but do not stay up-to-date on upgrades, leverage new features, or teach new staff […]

AMF-Bruns: Need Help Finding North America’s Special-Needs Bus Driver of the Year

AMF-Bruns of America is pleased to announce the 2nd annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year Award. We are looking for the special-needs bus driver who has distinguished themselves through special accomplishments, meritorious & heroic acts, and innovations to improve their jobs. The winner receives a $1,000 check! Trained drivers play a critical […]

AMF-Bruns Announces Winner Of the 1st Annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year Award

AMF-Bruns of America, global leader in wheelchair & occupant securements since 1958, is pleased to announce Tammy Cummings, Special Needs Bus Driver, as the winner of the annual AMF-Bruns National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year Award. She works for the Greenville County School System in South Carolina. As a special-needs driver and trainer […]

New Flyer supports San Francisco launch of emission-reducing Green Zones – first initiative of its kind in the world

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced it successfully met and supported the launch of the San Francisco Green Zone requirement, using New Flyer Connect® to execute GPS-triggered (geofencing) functionality with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and BAE Systems PLC. Green Zones support San Francisco’s approach to greenhouse gas reduction, taking advantage of […]

University of Denver Partners with MV Transportation and Tripshot to Boost Campus Mobility

The University of Denver, along with MV Transportation and Tripshot, is launching two new transit routes today that will provide vital connections between the University, the regional transportation light-rail stations and surrounding neighborhoods. The two new routes will collectively have 11 stops, running East and West from the campus. Bus stops will have signage informing […]

DART Accepts APTA Innovation Award for GoPass App

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) ongoing dedication to developing innovative programs that provide North Texas riders with greater access to public transit has earned the 2019 Innovation Award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). DART accepted the award today at the annual TRANform Conference in New York. The APTA Innovation Award honors public transit […]

Proterra Launches Multi-Dispenser Charging Solution for Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Fleets

On Monday, Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, launched a multi-dispenser charging solution which enables Proterra® charging systems to have multiple low-profile charging dispensers paired with a single Power Control System (PCS). With less hardware to purchase and less equipment to install, the multi-dispenser charging solution lowers the cost of infrastructure for customers. […]