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RTC receives more than $9 million in federal funding to further safety, sustainability initiatives

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will receive more than $9 million in federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to advance safe and sustainable mobility options. This funding will allow the RTC to purchase hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses, conduct workforce development training, and install […]

GPS Insight, in partnership with Bobit Business Media, releases 2022 Fleet Safety Report 

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet and field service management software and complementary solutions, today announced the release of the 2022 Fleet Safety Report, a research study created and distributed in partnership with Bobit Business Media aiming to better understand the key goals and challenges fleets face in building effective safety programs. The […]

Vandalia Bus Lines announced as IMG 2022 Operator of the Year

  Surrounded by the operators and partners of the IMG network at the Cowboys Golf Club, Texas, Vandalia Bus Lines was announced as the IMG 2022 Operator of the Year. Celebrating their 90th anniversary this year, Vandalia Bus Lines, started as a dream by a husband and wife who wanted to be in the coach charter […]

Ballard welcomes Patrick Scully as new general manager of global bus market

Ballard Power Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Scully as its new General Manager – Global Bus Market. Scully comes to Ballard with a rich history in public transit and motorcoach transportation. He will lead our efforts to accelerate the adoption of fuel cell electric buses as we see an increase in the global […]

Bill Wakefield joins GSS USA, LLC as the director of sales and marketing

Bill Wakefield joined GSS in August 2022 and adds a broad business and entrepreneurial background, Bill has 27 years of senior leadership experience in the automotive and commercial vehicle supply base.  Most recently he was Director of Sales and Marketing for Opti-Luxx, Inc., a CV LED lighting supplier.  His previous CV experience included axle, brake […]

DART Board approves distribution of unallocated funds to service area cities

On Tuesday, August 23, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors approved a one-time distribution of $214 million of unallocated Sales Tax Revenue Funds to the agency’s 13 Service Area Cities. During the COVID pandemic, DART received federal relief operating funds which the agency used according to federal guidelines for COVID-related supplies and […]

DART increases new bus operator sign-on bonus up to $3,500

  Through September 30, 2022, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has increased the sign-on bonus for new Bus Operators with an active Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to $3,500. With DART’s redesigned bus network providing greater frequency and longer hours, as well as better access to jobs, DART is hiring passionate and motivated bus student operators. […]

IC Bus recognizes 2022 scholarship recipients

IC Bus® has selected nine high school and college students as recipients for its annual IC Bus Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to family members of IC Bus dealer employees as a joint effort between IC Bus and its dealer network to demonstrate the company’s commitment to higher education in the communities where their employees […]

Andy Aiello to join SORTA executive team as chief of staff

  Metro is excited to announce that Andrew Aiello will be joining its executive leadership team as chief of staff, effective Oct. 10. In this role, Mr. Aiello will support a variety of key cross-agency functions, projects and initiatives in alignment with the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority’s (SORTA) strategic plan. His responsibilities will include […]

RTC honored with two national awards for Club Ride

The Association of Commuter Transportation (ACT) last week honored the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s Club Ride program with two awards during its 36th annual international conference: the Commuting Options Award for Public Transit and the Marketing & Outreach Award for Best Print Marketing. The ACT awards recognize and honor outstanding achievements in the […]