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RTC of Southern Nevada awards NFI subsidiary New Flyer a contract for up to 130 low-emission CNG buses

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has awarded its subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) a new contract for 30 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses (60 […]

NFI achieves new milestone with completion of over 50 million electric vehicle service miles

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its electric vehicles (EVs) have collectively travelled more than 50 million zero-emission miles. Through this milestone, NFI EVs have prevented nearly 140,000 imperial tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from entering the environment […]

NFI subsidiary ADL invited by UK Government to show its market-leading, electric, zero-emission double-deck bus in COP26 Blue Zone

  NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its subsidiary Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), is showcasing one of its electric, zero-emission, double-deck buses at the 26th United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The […]

NFI receives order from SamTrans in California for seven battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ buses

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that San Mateo County Transit (SamTrans) has awarded NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) a contract for seven next generation battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. SamTrans provides transportation […]

NFI launches Electrical Technician Training Program in continued pursuit of enabling the new mobility era

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) has launched its Electrical Technician Training Program (ETTP). The ETTP, launched initially in New Flyer’s Crookston and St. Cloud, Minnesota facilities, is a program encompassing […]

Nova Bus unveils its new, long-range 100% electric LFSe+ bus in the North American market

  Nova Bus, a member of the Volvo Group and a leading North American transit bus manufacturer, is proud to unveil for the first time in North America its new 100% electric, long-range dual charging bus: the LFSe+, at the New York Public Transit Association conference in Albany, New York.  Our new LFSe+ is the result of the perfect […]

NFI receives order from New York State’s RTS for 10 zero-emission New Flyer buses

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent global bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced a new order from Regional Transit Service (RTS) in Rochester, New York for 10 forty-foot Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ battery-electric heavy-duty transit buses from NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer). The […]

COTA launches account-based ticketing solution with Masabi and Transit

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) today announced its new digital fare payment system designed to make purchasing fares easier, ensure customers pay the best price, and increase equity and accessibility for all. Utilizing the market-leading Transit app as well as Smartcards linked to personal COTA accounts, COTA is launching a full account-based ticketing solution, […]

TARTA’s Hub of Hope kicks off with library’s Ready to Read program

In addition to sheltering riders as they head to their destinations, the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority’s (TARTA) downtown Transit Hub will serve as a road to community resources through the new Hub of Hope program. The Toledo Lucas County Public Library and TARTA are teaming up to introduce passengers to the library’s Ready to […]

New Orleans RTA joins FTA’s Climate Sustainable Transit for a Healthy Planet Challenge

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) Board of Commissioners adopted a Resolution supporting the agency’s participation in the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Climate Sustainable Transit for a Healthy Planet Challenge. RTA joins more than 70 transit agencies across the country by signing a pledge to develop a climate action, electrification, or sustainability plan […]