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Public transit agencies could benefit from VW settlement

By Todd Mouw States will soon have access to a windfall of funds from the Volkswagen settlement. Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency filed a complaint against Volkswagen alleging that they violated the Clean Air Act. Volkswagen was found guilty and agreed to spend billions to settle these allegations, which includes a $2.9 billion Environmental […]

ABC Companies – Quality service built on a strong heritage

As highway coaches and transit buses continue to evolve with new technologies, enhancements and features, operators are faced with even greater challenges – specifically when it comes to the repair and maintenance of their equipment. Forming relationships with companies who possess a strong heritage, experience, and understanding of our industry can help you find solutions […]

Pelivan Transit serves Native Americans in northeast OK

A new American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) grant is providing subsidy for Native Americans residing in northeast Oklahoma. According to the Seneca News-Dispatch, Seneca, MO, as of this summer residents began receiving reduced fares to ride Pelivan Transit and even for free transportation in some travel zones.

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The 2010 BUSRide/Curved Glass Distributors MotorVision Competition

The 2010 BUSRide MotorVision Competition, presented by Curved Glass Distributors, will help us find the best looking rolling billboards, moving murals and free-wheeling creativity on wheels.

How Green?

BUSRide is putting out the call for submissions to the 2010 How Green? Competition. This competition spotlights the best practices that ease wear and tear on the environment through proactive green initiatives.

NABDA delivers local flavor to multiple facilities

In operation since 2003, the North American Bus Dealers Association (NABDA) is a consortium of bus dealers throughout North America dedicated to solving the problems national and regional purchasers often face with local after-market support at each of their facilities.

Cape Cod RTA weaves an intermodal web

The Cape Cod peninsula is a significant tourist destination in the summer months, attracting not only the regular visitors throughout the northeastern United States, but an increasing number of tourists across the nation and from Europe.

The envelopes please… Here are the winners of the 2009 BUSRide / Oracal USA MotorVision Competition

For the second year, BUSRide magazine and Oracal USA put the call out for the most attractive, compelling bus wraps from every niche in the bus and motorcoach industry. Again owners, operators, transit agencies and readers gave their overwhelming response to this presentation of artistic, original, complex and technical wherewithal to wrap a bus for greater excitement and awareness.

And the winners are ……

ARBOC plays a vital role in the Spirit of Alexandria Foundation

Leah and Craig Bennett established the Spirit of Alexandria Foundation to remember their daughter Alexandria Bennett, the late granddaughter of ARBOC Mobility president, Jim Bartel. The foundation builds on the passion Alexandria held for nature in her young age. In cooperation with partners close to home and across the country, the foundation helps other children experience nature in the places Alexandria loved.