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Federal Transit Administration Announces $15 Million Funding Opportunity for Innovative Mobility Projects in Public Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for $15 million in research funds through the new Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) Demonstration program. This program will support innovations in public transportation service models, payment systems and automation applications to improve mobility for all Americans. “FTA is committed to advancing U.S. Transportation […]

Complete Coach Works Announces Award to Provide a Refurbished Gillig Bus for Lane Transit District

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced that it has been awarded a $275,000 contract to provide a refurbished 40-foot Gillig transit bus for Lane Transit District (Lane Transit). “Operating a refurbished bus reflects the district’s commitment to sustainability and to responsibly steward the tax dollars it receives from the community,” Aurora Jackson, Lane Transit’s general […]

RATP Dev USA Welcomes Leldon Bulkley as Vice President of Risk Management

RATP Dev USA, the North American subsidiary of the global transportation provider, recently announced the appointment of Leldon Bulkley, MS-RMI, ARM, former vice president of enterprise risk management, safety, and benefits for Sun Holdings, as the vice president of risk management at RATP Dev USA. “I am incredibly excited to have Leldon on the team […]

New Flyer launches Autonomous Technology Program for buses

New Flyer recently announced the launch of its Autonomous Technology Program. This program includes development and deployment of technology for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Vehicles (AV), with a guiding principle focused on public safety. To ensure safe interaction among transit operators, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists and buses, New Flyer will leverage the internet of […]

New Flyer launches Autonomous Technology Program for buses

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (collectively “New Flyer”), subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, today announced the launch of their Autonomous Technology Program. This program includes development and deployment of technology for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (“ADAS”) and Automated Vehicles (“AV”), with a […]

ARBOC introduces Spirit of Mobility and Spirit of Freedom buses on Ford E450 cutaway chassis

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, a leading low-floor cutaway bus manufacturer, introduced the Spirit of Mobility and Spirit of Freedom buses now available on the desirable Ford E450 cutaway chassis. The fully accessible, low-floor buses provide single 39-inch wide entries with bi-fold ramps.  The ramp offers a gentle slope that is easy to ascend independently, even for […]

RATP Dev USA Renews Contract with Charlotte Area Transit System

RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has renewed its contract with Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) in North Carolina. RATP Dev USA has been the provider of transit management services for CATS since 2003. CATS selected RATP Dev USA to continue the partnership through a national competitive process that awarded […]

Prevost Commercial Customer Training a Hit in Nashville

Hosted by the Prevost Technical Institute (PTI), the highly-popular commercial customer training programs are conducted throughout the year at various Prevost Parts & Service Centers throughout the U.S. and Canada. These sessions have become increasingly valuable for Prevost operators and technicians charged with maintaining the equipment. The sessions span three days and attendees register for […]

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 […]