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Ford Mobility Report Indicates 36% of American riders will take public transit post COVID-19

As businesses gradually begin re-opening across the country, many are wondering what transit will look like in a post-COVID-19 world. Uber, for example, is investing $50 million in safety supplies for its drivers, requiring operators and riders to wear masks effective May 18. But what about public transit? One of the most hard-hit industries, with ridership […]

NFI Parts™ Releases Guide to Help Keep Customers Moving

NFI Parts has released a white paper guide to assist transit and motor coach service operators navigate re-starting or ramping up business while concerns about the spread of COVID-19 remain. “We want to make sure that our customers, and their customers, are aware of the government and industry recommendations for making bus transportation safer amidst […]

FTA Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Tribal Transit Projects Nationwide

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million in Fiscal Year 2020 competitive grant funding to support transit services for American Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages in rural areas. A Notice of Funding Opportunity appears in the Federal Register. The application period will close at 11:59 p.m., Monday, August 24, 2020. FTA’s Tribal Transit Program is authorized by […]

FTA Announces $1.25 Million for Infrastructure Condition Assessment Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $1.25 million to demonstrate and evaluate innovative technologies and designs to improve the state of good repair for transit agencies. The competitive grant funds, which are provided through FTA’s Public Transportation Innovation Program, support advanced cutting-edge technologies that provide real-time condition assessment to detect, monitor […]

Transdev Transportation Recognizes AVTA Leadership for Handling of COVID-19 Crisis

The leadership at Antelope Valley Transit Authority, including the Board of Directors, recognizes that many of the residents in the Antelope Valley depend on AVTA’s transit services on a daily basis. Both AVTA and their contractor, Transdev Transportation, are committed to providing the A.V. community members an affordable, dependable, and healthy transit experience. This commitment […]

Stertil-Koni Debuts Customizable “G-Series” Mobile Column Lifts

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced the launch of its new “G-Series” Mobile Column Lifts — engineered to solve the challenge of heavy lifting applications that demand special lifting adapter configurations with uniquely customized pick-up points. The “G-Series” builds on Stertil-Koni’s established expertise in engineering Mobile Column Lifts, recognized for delivering […]

Hendrickson Supplies E-One with Suspensions for the AT ARFF Vehicle for the U.S. Air Force

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems and E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, announced the start of deliveries to the United States Air Force of the newly designed E-ONE TITAN® 4×4 Air Transportable (AT) ARFF P-19C vehicle equipped with Hendrickson’s Long Travel Trailing Arm Suspension. E-ONE’s contract is currently for 49 air transportable ARFF vehicles. Hendrickson’s […]

How an Electric Vehicle Company Became the World’s Largest Mask Manufacturer

BYD (Build Your Dreams) is sharing a new video telling the incredible story of how an electric vehicle manufacturer created the world’s largest PPE face-mask plant. The plant, created earlier this year, is now running at full capacity and is able to produce 50 million masks per day. This allows BYD to help alleviate severe […]

Irizar solutions to combat the virus on public transport

The Irizar Group keeps accelerating its capacity for innovation with the goal of contributing to the reactivation of the public transport sector and promoting safe and sustainable collective mobility. It is not without need that they are providing solutions developed for buses and coaches to fulfill the safety and hygiene measures for preventing the spread […]

Hendrickson launches New Digital Trailer Parts Catalog

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems announces the launch of their online digital Trailer Suspension Parts Catalog. The new digital Hendrickson Trailer Parts Catalog with interactive navigation can be browsed online at https://www.maaxuptime.com. The digital parts catalog is instantly accessible through any mobile or desktop device and does not require additional downloads or apps. “The new digital […]