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Why the bus industry shouldn’t be afraid of technology

  By Madeline Parks In the bus industry today, many rental companies are using outdated software out of habit. Reserving a bus for a customer involves sitting in an office, manually checking bus availability, and quoting the customer a fixed price– even when supply and demand could yield a higher price. When a customer requests […]

NAIPTA seeks a contractor for Manufacture and Delivery of Transit Buses

Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) seeks a contractor for Manufacture and Delivery of Transit Buses for our agency in Flagstaff Arizona.  We are seeking an Independent Contractor to perform the following deliverables and services: FORTY (40) 35 Foot or 40 Foot Heavy Duty, Low Floor Diesel or Diesel Hybrid Powered Transit Buses FIVE […]

June Bratcher honored at EXPO Awards Luncheon

Each year during United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Motorcoach EXPO, held this year in San Antonio, TX, BUSRide has the privilege to present the BUSRide Motorcoach Industry Achievement Award, which honors a UMA operator for exemplary vision, excellent work and significant accomplishment. This year, BUSRide Magazine was proud to honor San Antonio’s own June Bratcher, founder […]

Paint booths and finishing systems

In this insightful roundtable, BUSRide Maintenance discusses the purchasing and implementation of paint booths with the following panelists: Guido Pippa – vice president of automotive sales Accudraft Paint Booths Chuck Koenen – president –  Kayco Spray Booths Describe your company and products in terms of your service to public and private bus coach operators who choose […]

Intelligent Transportation Systems: Operational technology

  BUSRide spoke with Nick Ross, industry solutions manager for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) at Trapeze Group, about “smart cities,” and the part technology plays in advancing this important concept. How does the technology your company provides assist transit agencies and / or municipalities in operating a “smart city?” Connectivity is the name of the […]

Trobec’s Bus Service leads the industry’s future with MCI

Through multiple generations, this Minnesota-based operator stays ahead of the curve   With 80 years of operation and expansion, Trobec’s Bus Service Inc, of St. Stephen, MN, has not lost touch with its roots as a family business. The company was founded with the purchase of a $2,100 school bus in 1938 by Tony and […]

Enhanced mobility through transit management

In this eye-opening look at third-party transit management, we speak with the following panelists:          In what significant ways does your company enhance mobility for cities and municipalities?  I In what significant ways does your company enhance mobility for cities and municipalities? Rick Dunning: The primary way that First Transit can help municipalities, […]

Creating a culture of safety

BUSRide spoke with Bob Crescenzo, vice president of safety and loss control at Lancer Insurance, about how to enact a company-wide “Culture of Safety,” from management and maintenance to transparency and accountability. What is a “Culture of Safety” as it pertains to bus and motorcoach operations? The culture of safety in a transportation company is […]

Mitigating Risk with Video Surveillance

For this important discussion on the value of surveillance as a crime deterrent and risk management tool, BUSRide spoke with the following experts: Anthony Incorvati business development manager transportation Axis Communications, Inc. Lucius McCelvey sales manager mass transportation Safety Vision   What is your company’s surveillance expertise? What are your capabilities? Lucius McCelvey: Safety Vision has been […]