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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 […]

DOT Announces $26.9 Million for River Corridor BRT Project in Albany

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a $26.9 million grant to the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for the River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The project will provide faster, more direct, and more reliable transit service connecting major activity centers and increasing ridership along the River Corridor. “This $26.9 million federal […]

BYD Rolls Out Zero-Emission Buses for Toronto Transit Commission

Build Your Dreams (BYD) announced the delivery of its first two zero-emission, battery-electric buses to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), the largest transit operator in Canada and the third largest transit operator in North America. The bus is part of a total order by the TTC for 10 BYD 40-foot K9M buses, all of which […]

Green Technologies Increasingly Used in Heavy-Duty Maintenance Facilities and Vehicle Servicing

As heavy-duty over-the-road vehicles increasingly go green — featuring hybrid, electric, CNG and hydrogen engines — a new industry overview has found that facilities maintaining these large vehicles are also turning to the latest eco-friendly equipment to keep pace. The findings, released by heavy-duty hydraulic bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni, illustrate how modern […]

Irizar e-mobility becomes the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe

Irizar e-mobility has become the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe by opening and commissioning the largest photovoltaic solar farm in the Basque Country. The park was opened this morning in the presence of Lehendakari (President of the Basque Government) Iñigo Urkullu and a delegation of the Basque Government, together with the Basque Energy […]

Prevost Announces Organizational Changes

Prevost recently announced important organizational changes designed to further enhance customer relationships and expand the brand. Brad Wiese joins the team as vice president of North American new coach sales, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in managing sales teams to the role. New coach Regional Sales Managers and Sales Directors will report to Wiese. […]

The first Irizar Group autonomous bus presented in Malaga

On January 24, the first Irizar Group autonomous bus was presented to Malaga City Council. A pioneering project in mobility that in a few months will begin to move, under Avanza, around the city of Malaga. The bus developed for this test is the Irizar ie bus model, a 100% zero-emissions electric vehicle with dual […]

Transit-Planning Expert Todd Hemingson Brings New Mobility Outlook to HDR

Todd Hemingson has been hired as a senior transit consultant for HDR, bringing with him a wealth of experience and leadership in mobility issues. A veteran of multiple transit agencies, he brings a deep understanding of client needs at agencies of all sizes. He most recently was executive vice president for planning and development at […]

BYD K11M 60-Foot Articulated Bus Passes Altoona Testing

Build Your Dreams (BYD) announced its American-built K11M 60-foot battery-electric, articulated public transit bus successfully completed the Federal Transit Administration Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The K11M, which exceeds all Buy America requirements, became the first articulated bus to successfully complete the new FTA “Pass/Fail” protocol and is the only five-door model to […]

Midwest Bus welcomes Benny Allred to sales team

Benny Allred recently joined Midwest Bus Corporation as a sales representative for its Aftermarket Parts Sales Division. He comes to Midwest with more than 40 years of sales experience from companies such as Flxible and Southern Coach, spending 27 years at the latter. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Allred will concentrate on the southeast United States […]