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Creative Bus Sales rebrands to Model 1 Commercial Vehicles

  Creative Bus Sales, the nation’s largest bus and transportation services dealer, has rebranded to Model 1 Commercial Vehicles. The new name and brand identity reflects the evolution beyond bus sales to also include distribution, service, parts, financing and insurance for a variety of internal combustion, alternative fuel, and electric commercial vehicles. The Model 1 […]

CTF recognizes StanRTA with the 2023 Bus Transit Project of the Year Award

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) is pleased to announce its remarkable achievement in winning the prestigious CTF Award for Rural Bus Transit Project of the Year. The award, presented by the California Transportation Foundation (CTF), recognizes StanRTA’s exceptional efforts in enhancing rural public transportation services and its commitment to improving the lives of residents […]

BAE Systems to power North America’s largest battery-electric bus order with zero-emission propulsion systems

  BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, announced that the ten transit authorities members of the Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec (ATUQ) have ordered up to 1,229 battery-electric buses using BAE Systems’ Gen3 electric drive system, allowing them to run emission-free. BAE Systems will provide its electric drive systems to Nova Bus […]

Link Transit celebrates seven years of transit services

June 6, 2023 marks the seventh anniversary of Link Transit providing public transportation services to Burlington, Elon, Gibsonville, Alamance County and Alamance Community College. To date, Link Transit has provided close to 650,000 trips since beginning operations on June 6, 2016. To celebrate, Link Transit staff will hand out free Link Transit giveaways at the […]

Trans-Bridge Lines expands service offering passengers more travel options

  Trans-Bridge Lines, the Lehigh Valley’s premier motorcoach service, has announced that it is expanding service on all of its schedules. The company has been actively recruiting motorcoach drivers amidst a nationwide driver shortage in order to provide additional routes. “Our goal is to best serve our customers’ needs, offering vital transportation for the Lehigh […]

Public Transit “Free Rides July” returns to Stanislaus and Merced counties

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA), City of Turlock (Turlock Transit) and Transit Joint Powers Authority for Merced County (The Bus) announced today that all rides on all fixed-route, commuter, and ADA Paratransit buses will be free for passengers during July as part of a joint free-ride promotion. This includes local fixed-route services as well […]

DMV Permit Test launches new VIN Decoder tool in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

What is a VIN number? A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique 17-digit alphanumeric code that is assigned to every motor vehicle at the time of manufacture. Its primary function is to serve as the vehicle’s fingerprint and to identify and track a specific vehicle throughout its lifespan. The VIN provides critical information about the vehicle, including the make, model, year, engine […]

Official BUSRide Road Test: Mercedes-Benz Tourrider

With the Mercedes-Benz Tourrider, Daimler Coaches North America is looking to introduce a new standard of luxury to the North American motorcoach market. The Tourrider, available in Business and Premium variants, is the company’s first motorcoach to be purpose-built for North America. Measuring 45 feet, the vehicle is available in two variants: Tourrider Business and […]

Tony Cohen joins HDR as Senior Transit Bus Specialist

  Expert transit maintenance professional Tony Cohen has joined HDR as a senior transit bus specialist, bringing more than 30 years of transit fleet and facility maintenance and zero emissions experience to the firm. In this role, Cohen will serve as an expert in all aspects of bus fleets, helping clients navigate risk, develop technical […]

COTA partners with Uber and Masabi to integrate transit trip options and ticket purchase in the Uber app

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) today announced a partnership with Uber Technologies, Inc. to expand its options to include real-time transit information, journey planning and ticket purchase, through integration with Masabi, within the Uber app. Uber has added COTA public transit information in-app so both COTA and Uber rideshare customers can compare more of […]