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Prevost Serves as State of the Industry Sponsor at 2019 LCT Show

Prevost was proud to be the State of the Industry Sponsor for the International Luxury Coach and Transportation Show (LCT) held in March at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The distinctive opportunity permitted Prevost to reaffirm its commitment to the limousine transportation industry. Celebrating its 35th year in 2019, the […]

Autobus Chevrette equips new H3-45 to serve new corporate clients

Autobus Chevrette of La Tuque, Quebec took delivery in April of two 56-passenger 2019 Prevost H3-45 model coaches. M. Raymond Chevrette originally founded the company to provide school transportation services in and around La Tuque. In 1986, Hélène Pitre purchased Autobus Chevrette and while she continued with the school bus routes, her goal was to […]

10th Annual Don Carnahan Grant Open for Applications

Grant provides up to $50,000 in smart fleet technology to help keep students safe Zonar, a leader in smart fleet technology, in partnership with the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT), recently announced the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant is now open for applications. This is the 10th year of the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant, which gives […]

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Awards Contract to Operate New Shuttle Service to MV Transportation

MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, recently announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide airport transportation shuttle services to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDU) for its new ParkRDU Express product beginning May 1, 2019. Raleigh–Durham International Airport is the main airport serving Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding Research […]

How CoachRail Improved our Charter Bus Business with Modern Reservation Technology

As our business continues to grow, we at GOGO Charters make it a priority to find new and improved ways to fulfill customer needs and ensure that our team can work as efficiently as possible. After a few years of using our old reservation software, we found that it was becoming more difficult to keep […]

Considering refueling with propane autogas or recharging with electric? Here’s what to know

By Michael Taylor As more shuttle and paratransit fleet owners face pressure to reduce emissions and create a cleaner and safer environment for their communities, many operators have turned to alternative propulsion options like propane autogas and electric to reach sustainability goals. Prior to making the transition to any alternative fuel, there are several important […]

Yankee Line and Setra: 15 years of partnership

Since its beginning 40 years ago, Yankee Line has used a luxurious, amenity-rich fleet to set itself apart from other charter and tour companies serving the Northeast. Currently operating a fleet of over 60 motorcoaches (including 35 Setra S-417 motorcoaches), the company serves the entire Northeast corridor from three locations, two in Massachusetts and one […]

Investing in Advanced Accessibility Solutions

BUSRide convened with thought leaders to discuss accessible vehicles and technology. The panelists discussed significant ADA investments and how to protect them, managing stakeholders, necessary institutional changes, and “disrupting” accessibility technology. Our panelists: Dave Brown, MobilityTRANS, President Keven Crawford, AbiliTrax, Managing Partner Bill Ott, Q’Straint, Vice President of Global Engineering Ami Sailor, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, Marketing Manager Please introduce your agency or company […]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – On a Mission to Inspire, Educate and Illuminate!

Since the dawn of America’s space program, to the present-day renaissance of both public and private space exploration, today’s modern Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has a long and storied history of innovation, advanced-technology and humanity’s passion to travel beyond our own planet. An iconic destination where visitors can get up close and personal to […]

San Diego MTS supplements paratransit with taxis

Increasingly, agencies are augmenting paratransit rides with non-dedicated providers — balancing demand and services, containing costs, and increasing access for riders, according to Jeff Zarr, senior consultant of demand response at Trapeze Group. The benefits are multifold: utilizing services like taxi companies and transportation network companies (TNCs) can often be less expensive than extending dedicated […]