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Accelerating the electrification of public transportation

  Revolutionizing sustainable mobility for PEOPLE Fasten your seatbelt – the journey to sustainable public transport is here. Rapid urbanization, growing passenger numbers, and the journey to reduced CO2 emissions have accelerated the need for sustainable mobility. Greener, cleaner, and quieter public transport modes can be scaled across cities and regions with innovative solutions in […]

ABC Companies launches North America’s largest electric motorcoach charging facility with Proterra

  ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit, and specialty passenger transport equipment and Proterra Inc., a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, today announced the official opening of the largest electric motorcoach charging facility in North America. Located on a 3.5-acre campus in Newark, California, the facility is equipped to charge up […]

American Seating reveals plans for new headquarters

  American Seating, the North American leader of transportation-seating products, is pleased to reveal plans for its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations at 1040 40th St. SE in Grand Rapids. The company is renovating an existing facility into an over 210,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art hub for transportation-seating product design, manufacturing and speed to market – a […]

The Future of Public Transit Awaits: APTA TRANSform Conference and EXPO Returns to Orlando

Thousands of leaders from around the world will come together in Orlando, October 8-11, for the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) TRANSform Conference & EXPO to experience the industry’s latest innovations and technologies.  After a highly successful event in 2021, APTA returns to Orlando to share the future of public transportation with the world. From visibility to […]

FLEET FINANCE SUMMIT 2023

BUSRide, with the aid of moderator Gerald Lindsay, spoke with representatives of Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Customers Commercial Finance, and Bus Solutions Holdings about the state of the motorcoach industry and its financial health in 2023. How would you describe the state of the new and pre-owned coach markets in 2023? Samuel Smith: In one […]

MCI’s Unparalleled Service Network Keeps Champion Coach and Others on Track

It takes a service network as comprehensive as MCI’s to keep motorcoach fleets rolling reliably in today’s challenging motorcoach industry environment.  Operators of MCI coaches know they can count on the leading manufacturer’s outstanding service network to reduce the cost of operations and provide better outcomes on the road.  “In addition to the quality built […]

GCRTA Keeps Its Fleet Up to Speed with Remote Device Management

Maintaining in-field devices has been notoriously labor-intensive for transit agencies. Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) changed all that with a Vontas pilot that proactively resolved in-vehicle issues and substantially saved time and effort deploying software updates. Background A long-time Vontas customer, GCRTA had upgraded its on-board systems, notably its Vontas OnRoute CAD/AVL and V8 […]

New York City Transit recognized at UITP Awards for using Preteckt’s AI software to maintain bus fleet

  Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP) has announced that New York City Transit (NYCT) has received a Special Recognition distinction at the UITP Awards 2023 in Barcelona for its use of Preteckt’s AI-powered predictive maintenance technology to maintain its bus fleet. NYCT was selected alongside 10 other international transit agencies with projects that have achieved […]

IMG announces Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus as newest member

  IMG today announced the acceptance of Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus, Halifax, Canada, as the newest member of the invitation only network. Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus is a leading provider of passenger transportation in Eastern Canada. Beginning in 2005 with 30 employees, the Company has grown to three locations on the east coast with 515 […]

Jeamy Molina joins DART as Chief Communications Officer

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) president & CEO Nadine S. Lee announced on Wednesday an appointment to her leadership team with the selection of Jeamy Molina as her chief communications officer. Molina joins DART on June 26 after more than 15 years leading integrated communication strategies with non-profit organizations and large local corporations. She is […]