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Best practices make perfect at GO Riteway Transportation Group

Founded in 1957 by Rollie and Pearl Bast with just four school buses, today GO Riteway is a staple in the Wisconsin student transportation system. Now the company is making a move to expand their “gold standard” level of service into the tour and charter markets in the surrounding tri-state area. With two recent acquisitions […]

ROSE Chauffeured Transportation streamlines with Prepaid Expense Cards

ROSE Chauffeured Transportation has served the Charlotte, North Carolina, area with a dedicated team of drivers, dispatchers, technicians and managers since its 1985 founding by H.A. and Andy Thompson as family-owned limousine business. Now a full-fledged charter company with a fleet of over 35 vehicles (including 21 motorcoaches), the company prides itself on providing a top-to-bottom […]

MCI all-electric coaches UNVEILED

With the impending 2020 launches of its all-electric models — the MCI J4500e CHARGE and MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE — Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is poised to extend its proven knowledge and expertise into the zero-emissions vehicle market. Working with the extensive proven in-field performance of the all-electric New Flyer CHARGE products, MCI’s CHARGE […]

Montebello Bus Lines’ technologically advanced wash system with N/S Corporation

Montebello Bus Lines (MBL), the third largest municipal bus system in Los Angeles County, prides itself on exceptional, safe service, and well-maintained, clean buses. MBL provides annual trips to 8 million passengers in the communities of Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Boyle Heights, Commerce, Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, La Mirada, Montebello, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, […]

Vericom sets the standard for brake-system testing

By Richard Tackett with reporting by David Hubbard Vericom LLC has been providing precise, easy-to-use engineering test systems for 35 years.  In 1984, Roger McCumber, along with fellow ‘hot rod’ and drag-racing enthusiasts, wanted to create a device to test the speeds of performance cars and motorcycles. That lead to the development of one of […]

JAUNT commuters CONNECT with low-floor buses by ARBOC

JAUNT commuters CONNECT with low-floor buses by ARBOC Since 1975, JAUNT has provided public transit services to the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the surrounding counties of Louisa, Buckingham, Nelson, Fluvanna and Albemarle. Today its fleet of 85 vehicles primarily provides demand-response service, as well as connector, circulator and express fixed-routes in certain locations. In […]

Converting to Non-Diesel Propulsion: The Benefits of Alternative Fuels

Converting to Non-Diesel Propulsion: The Benefits of Alternative Fuels BUSRide conducted a panel discussion with some of the nation’s leading providers of non-diesel propulsion; discussing implementation plans, infrastructure and safety concerns; and funding for alternative propulsion: Brian Nelson, Engineering Manager, ABC Companies Nicolas Pocard, Director of Marketing, Ballard Power Systems Brad Carson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Complete Coach Works Angus […]

MCAT brings next-generation ITS to Florida coast

Partnering with Avail Technologies, Manatee County aims to compete technologically with the nation’s largest urban agencies The team at Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT), serving a total ridership of more than 2 million along Florida’s West Coast, prides itself on providing its passengers the same high-level of technology and transit access which is afforded to […]

Powering the Electric Fleet: Increased Charge and Range

The panelists for this discussion were: Brian Nelson, Engineering Manager – ABC Companies Brad Carson, Director of Sales and Marketing – Complete Coach Works Sam Bourne, Content and Campaign Specialist – EVBox BUSRide conducted a roundtable discussion with some of the leading minds in all-electric vehicles (EV) and zero-emission infrastructure, centered on significant technological developments; spec’ing and purchasing advice; developing scalable […]

Regina enhances accessible outreach with Q’Straint

By Richard Tackett The city of Regina, the capital city of Saskatchewan, Canada, invests in transit to substantially increase mobility and accessibility for its citizens. In 2018, Regina Transit provided approximately 7 million rides over a service area of 180 km square. The city has a high demand for paratransit service, and many customers using […]