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ABC Companies Announces Strategic Acquisition of Van Hool Motorcoach Division by VDL Groep and Distribution Agreement to Transform the Transportation Sector

  ABC Companies is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of the Van Hool brand motorcoach division by VDL Groep, coupled with a 10-year exclusive distribution agreement. The acquisition by VDL, a distinguished international industrial family business founded in 1953 and headquartered in Brainport Eindhoven (NL), marks a significant step towards diversifying and enhancing Van […]

Charter Department Manager Opportunity at Cyr Bus Line

Cyr Bus Line of Old Town, Maine, is a family-owned and operated full-service transportation company that has been serving customers since 1912. With a fleet of deluxe motorcoaches and modern school buses, Cyr Bus Line provides charter and lease services across the U.S. and Canada. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and exceptional customer experiences sets […]

Federal Program to Help NVTC Identify Locations for ‘On-Route’ Recharging of Electric Buses

  Biden Administration providing free support for technical analysis in Northern Virginia A federal program will provide free technical assistance to The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) to analyze how local public transit agencies in Northern Virginia could share infrastructure that allows electric buses to recharge while running their routes. “On-route charging” enables buses to […]

Biden-Harris Administration to provide $20.5 billion in federal funding to support transit systems, boost communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that $20.5 billion in federal funding, part of the largest investment in public transit in U.S. history, is available to support public transportation in communities throughout the country thanks to President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. This is the latest round of funding made […]

Butler County Regional Transit Authority becomes fourth EZfare Agency to launch account-based ticketing

NEORide, the Council of Governments representing 29 transit agencies across seven states, together with Masabi, the company delivering Fare Payments-as-a-Service through its open platform Justride, and Transit, the trip planning app partnered with more than 100 transit agencies, today announced the launch of Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) for Butler County Regional Transit Authority. BCRTA is the […]

Biden-Harris Administration announces nearly $150 million grant to support new bus rapid transit line in Las Vegas

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $149.9 million grant award to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) to support the construction of a faster, more frequent bus route between downtown Las Vegas, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Harry Reid International Airport, and other popular destinations. […]

IMG’s President set to step down

IMG’s President Bronwyn Wilson has announced that she will step back from her role at the end of 2024. “It has been an unbelievable tenure with IMG since 2012 when hired. To serve the IMG members and partners really has been rewarding and an honor, but it is now time to step back from the […]

Forest River acquires Collins Bus, strengthening position as America’s premier shuttle and school bus builder

  Forest River Bus, LLC., a subsidiary of Forest River, Inc. and the nation’s leading shuttle bus and van manufacturer, proudly announces the acquisition of Collins Bus, one of America’s oldest and most successful school bus builders. Collins Bus, with a rich history spanning over 50 years, was founded in 1967 in Kansas City, Missouri, […]

TRC celebrates the CDTA’s launch of new on-demand FLEX+ transit service in Albany, New York

The Routing Company (TRC), a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform partnering with cities to power the future of public transit, today celebrated the official launch of FLEX+ on-demand transit service with the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) in Albany, New York. This follows TRC’s announcement of the contract with CDTA in November 2023. […]

Brad Mason joins Metro as Director of Communications

  Metro is pleased to announce that Brad Mason has joined the Cincinnati region’s largest transit provider as Director of Communications. Mason will oversee internal and external communications, implement strategies to enhance awareness of Metro’s initiatives and activities while contributing to the development of the organization’s comprehensive communications and public relations strategy. In addition, Mason […]