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SOUTHEASTERN STAGES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) – DIESEL POWERED OVER THE ROAD INTERCITY BUSES – DUE OCTOBER 5, 2022 @ 2 PM EDT

PUBLIC NOTICE SOUTHEASTERN STAGES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) DIESEL POWERED OVER THE ROAD INTERCITY BUSES Proposal No. SESPTD09062022 Southeastern Stages, Inc. with administrative offices located at 260 University AV SW, Atlanta, GA 30315 Intends to establish an enterprise contract to purchase over the road intercity motor coaches. Proposals may be obtained by prospective proposers by […]

American Seating announces new hire for lead sales position

American Seating is pleased to announce that Brian Chappell has joined American Seating as national sales manager. While Brian will collaborate with American Seating’s sales team on seating and securement sales strategies, his primary focus will be on serving United States customers. “Brian has exceptional leadership skills centered on customer relations needs,” American Seating Vice […]

Blue Bird delivers first electric school bus to Navajo Nation in Arizona

  Blue Bird Corporation, the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, delivered the first of three electric school buses to Chinle Unified School District (USD) in Arizona, the largest school district in the Navajo Nation. Chinle USD expands its all Blue Bird diesel-powered bus fleet with zero-emission vehicles to put student and community health […]

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority places order for buses featuring the Allison eGen Flex™

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has selected the Allison eGen Flex™ electric hybrid propulsion system for its fleet of transit buses. VTA has signed an agreement for GILLIG buses equipped with the eGen Flex. “As the largest order of eGen Flex-equipped buses to date, Allison’s partnership with […]

ABA congratulates TSA Administrator David Pekoske on second term confirmation

The American Bus Association – the largest trade association representing the motorcoach and group tour and travel industry – congratulates TSA Administrator David Pekoske on his second term confirmation on Sept. 15. “Administrator Pekoske has been a valued partner of the motorcoach industry throughout his tenure, and we look forward to continuing our work with […]

TARTA, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission team up to provide free transportation to medical appointments

  The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and the Lucas County Veterans Service Commission are proud to announce a partnership that will make it easier for those who served our country to reach medical appointments. Under TARTA’s pilot fare program, the list of people eligible for a Reduced Fare Card has been expanded to […]

SORTA CEO Darryl Haley Recognized at Cincinnati Business Courier ‘C-Suite Awards’

  Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) CEO and General Manager Darryl Haley was recognized among dozens of top executives across the Greater Cincinnati region during the Cincinnati Business Courier’s eighth annual “C-Suite Awards.” “To be included among such a spectacular group of professionals from our region is a true testament to the impact public […]

RTC receives more than $9 million in federal funding to further safety, sustainability initiatives

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will receive more than $9 million in federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to advance safe and sustainable mobility options. This funding will allow the RTC to purchase hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses, conduct workforce development training, and install […]

GPS Insight, in partnership with Bobit Business Media, releases 2022 Fleet Safety Report 

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet and field service management software and complementary solutions, today announced the release of the 2022 Fleet Safety Report, a research study created and distributed in partnership with Bobit Business Media aiming to better understand the key goals and challenges fleets face in building effective safety programs. The […]

Vandalia Bus Lines announced as IMG 2022 Operator of the Year

  Surrounded by the operators and partners of the IMG network at the Cowboys Golf Club, Texas, Vandalia Bus Lines was announced as the IMG 2022 Operator of the Year. Celebrating their 90th anniversary this year, Vandalia Bus Lines, started as a dream by a husband and wife who wanted to be in the coach charter […]