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Central Florida awards contract to New Flyer for up to 75 articulated transit buses

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., today announced that the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) has issued a new contract for up to 75 compressed natural gas (CNG) Xcelsior® 60-foot, heavy-duty transit buses, with a firm order for 25 buses (50 equivalent units or EUs) and options to purchase […]

Continental Charters of Houston takes delivery of Van Hool CX45

  Continental Charters of Houston, Texas has taken delivery of its first Van Hool CX45 coach from industry leader ABC Companies. The renowned family-owned and operated company is a premium transportation provider, offering tour and charter service for large group travel throughout the state of Texas and to any destination nationwide and to Canada. “ABC […]

ABA Foundation 2017 Motorcoach Census Shows Strong Industry

Motorcoach Travel Continues to be One of the Most Environmentally Friendly Ways to Travel The American Bus Association Foundation released its 2017 Motorcoach Census report, which showcases the size and scope of the motorcoach industry in North America. According to the 2017 Census, motorcoach travel remains one of the most flexible, cost-effective and environmentally efficient […]

Q’STRAINT Acquires Adapt Solutions

Q’STRAINT has announced the acquisition of Adapt Solutions, an industry leader in mobility equipment, specialized in vehicle accessibility. The benefit of this acquisition will result in both companies expanding their reach to provide safety, comfort, and accessibility to those with limited mobility. “Adapt Solutions’ corporate culture mirrors our own — making safety accessible,” Patrick Girardin, […]

David Schulze Named DART Chief of Staff

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has announced the appointment of David Schulze as the new chief of staff. Chosen after a competitive internal recruitment, Schulze becomes DART’s first executive level chief of staff, serving as senior advisor to the president/executive director. He will lead a variety of strategic, tactical, and operational activities in the new […]

Jean-Phillipe Nadeau Joins MCI as Vice President of Regional Sales in Eastern Canada

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced Jean-Phillipe “JP” Nadeau has joined MCI as vice president of regional sales in Eastern Canada effective June 3. Nadeau will be responsible for new coach sales as well as the sale of pre-owned coaches to private and public operators in Quebec and […]

HART to Install Driver Safety Barrier on all Buses and HARTFlex Vans

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) with the support of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1593 is installing driver safety barriers on all HART buses and HARTFlex vans. “HART has been working with the ATU over the past few weeks to enhance the safety of the driver compartment and implement a solution that works […]

Transdev North America remanufactures 20 buses with Midwest Bus

Transdev – the largest private provider of multiple modes of transportation in North America – has upgraded part of a shuttle bus fleet in Florida with the help of Midwest Bus Corporation. Transdev needed support in remanufacturing 20, 40-foot, low-floor Gillig buses to provide shuttle services outside Orlando. Transdev selected Midwest in late 2018 to […]

Durham, NC repowers buses with Midwest Bus

GoDurham is currently repowering more than two dozen of its Gillig buses with Midwest Bus Corporation. Midwest is working on 25 Gillig 40-foot, low-floor hybrid buses. The work includes replacing engines and transmissions, and installing new EMP cooling systems. Midwest Bus expects to complete the project by June 2020. Formerly the Durham Area Transit Authority, […]

Rotary Launches New “Find My Lift” Tool and Unveils New Website

For nearly 95 years, Rotary Lift has designed, engineered and manufactured some of the world’s most trusted vehicle lifts. Now, they are making it easier than ever for customers to find the best lift to meet their specific needs. Rotary has launched a new website and a new “Find My Lift” tool. The tool allows […]