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MobilityTRANS debuts EZSafe for ADA vehicles

The Safe-T-Bus and EZSafe system are generating interest for unique, accessible design With the introduction of the EZSafe floor system in its Safe-T-Bus buses and shuttles, MobilityTRANS is ushering in a new wave of high-tech safety features to its product line. MobilityTRANS President Dave Brown founded the Michigan-based company after working for nearly a decade […]

What to look for in a paint booth

By Guido Pippa Painting large buses and rail cars is quite different than the automobile painting found at normal collision repair centers. There is no one-size-fits-all method for painting large equipment Here are some key details to look for when spec’ing a paint system for your application. System and project quality The overall quality of […]

Protecting Paratransit Passengers and Drivers

The value of continuous on-board recording for Ride-On Transportation   By Alicia Delgado   The number of available transportation services for disabled persons is limited, and with that, the number of services offering high-quality care and treatment is in need of attention. Day-by-day there are an increasing number of complaints surrounding the mishandled treatment of […]

Lytx Supercharges its Video Telematics with Enhanced Risk Detection to Help Eradicate Distracted Driving 

Lytx® kicked-off its annual User Group Conference by unveiling a next-generation technology designed to address distracted driving: enhanced machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered risk detection Each day in the U.S., over 1,000 people are injured, and nine are killed, because of distracted driving. To help combat this epidemic and alleviate other high-risk behaviors for its […]

J.W. Speaker Introduces New LED Warning Light with Camera

J.W. Speaker Corporation recently announced its newest LED stop/taillight with a built-in backup camera, the Model 272 CHMSL. As part of J.W. Speaker’s growing list of 360-degree lighting solutions, this 7-inch by 2-inch light is available as a combined warning light and Center High-Mount Stop Light (CHMSL) — all with a high-definition camera to simplify trailering […]

Prevost Introduces Electronic Driver Mirrors

Prevost recently introduced the first electronic side mirror system in the North American motorcoach industry: eMirrors, revolutionizing driver visibility for added confidence and safety. With cameras and screens instead of traditional mirrors, eMirrors offer a significantly larger field of view eliminating side-by-side blind spots – in addition to dramatically improving visibility in nighttime, inclement weather conditions […]

CTS and Miami DTPW launch loyalty rewards platform for transit riders 

Cubic Corporation announced today that its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division launched Cubic Interactive — a loyalty rewards platform that enables transit agencies and authorities to incentivize travel on public transportation. The Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) recently launched an all-new mobile app, GO Miami-Dade Transit, which encompasses features, such as tracking, trip planning, mobile […]

INIT Announces Mobility Assistance App for Visual, Hearing and Mobility Impaired Riders

INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc., a leading provider of ITS solutions for public transit, announced an innovative app offering personalized ride hailing assistance and journey guidance for riders with visual, hearing and mobility impairments. The ASSISTIVEtravel app aids impaired riders at all stages of their bus trip. Before arriving at the bus stop, the rider […]

What Can Telematics Do For My Maintenance Operation?

BUSRide Maintenance recently convened a group of industry experts to discuss the latest in telematics technology, and specifically how it relates to a well-running maintenance operation. Our panelists for this discussion were: Brian Nelson Engineering Manager ABC Companies Robert Hitt Director of Aftermarket Training North America Prevost Fred Fakkema Vice President, Compliance Zonar Systems Which […]

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 […]