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New Flyer adds James Pastor as Vice President Quality & Continuous Improvement

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, recently announced the appointment of James Pastor as vice president of quality and continuous improvement. Reporting directly to New Flyer President Chris Stoddart and based out of its facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Pastor will […]

Complete Coach Works Receives Contract for Remanufactured ZEPS Buses for Josephine Community Transit

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce its contract to provide two remanufactured Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) buses for Josephine Community Transit in Grants Pass, Oregon. Each ZEPS vehicle will include a state-of-the-art, all-electric drive system with 373kWh battery pack, a battery management system, and inverters. The system will feature a new high-efficiency, […]

Complete Coach Works Partners with The Bus Coalition and TransIT at the Congressional Bus Caucus Event

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced it will showcase a fully electric bus, built for TransIT Services of Frederick County, on Capitol Hill in honor of the Bus Coalition’s event, “This is Not Your Parents’ Bus.” In response to the industry’s increased emphasis on sustainability, CCW has developed a cost-effective and viable alternative to fossil […]

ABC Companies Extends Fleet Life for D.C. Area Transit Authority with Fleet Restoration Project

ABC Companies, a recognized leader in the sales, service and support of advanced transport solutions, has recently completed a major bus overhaul contract for OmniRide, headquartered in Woodbridge, Virginia, about 25 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.  OmniRide is the operating name for the mobility services offered by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC). OmniRide’s […]

First Transit Forms Partnership with Lyft for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

First Transit enhances mobility options by forming a partnership with Lyft to pilot on-demand wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Using the Lyft app, individuals who use a fixed frame or non-collapsible wheelchair can request a WAV with a ramp. Now launching in San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Lyft app […]

Journey Lines grows Pacific Northwest business with a Setra fleet

Journey Lines has serviced the Seattle, Washington, area since 1981, with Steve and Jeanette Abegg purchasing the then-struggling motorcoach business in 2002. Prior to the purchase, and in the early days of the Abeggs’ ownership, Journey Lines had little revenue and a small fleet — five Eagle Buses, with only three operable. “We struggled because […]

Job Opportunity: Safety & Training Manager at Jefferson Lines

Level: Management Job Location: Minneapolis – Corporate Office – Minneapolis, MN Position Type: Full Time Job Category: Management APPLY FOR JOB Jefferson Lines has been providing daily bus service to 14 states across America’s heartland for 100 years! Dedicated to being your employer of choice, we strive to provide you with competitive pay, benefits and a fun, friendly working […]

Isabel Martin joins MCI as Public Sector Bids Coordinator

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has announced Isabel Martin has joined the company as MCI bids coordinator. Martin will be responsible for contract administration, crafting and submission of public sector bids. She will also assist the sales team in customer relationship management. Martin joins other members of MCI sales […]

REI launches new service to streamline data and asset management

Omaha-based REI is excited to announce the release of its new ARMOR™ Cloud service to handle customers’ server management responsibilities. Intended for use by small- and large-fleet transportation customers, ARMOR Cloud augments the list of impressive features offered by REI’s ARMOR Software Suite; an all-in-one wireless solution for fleet management. “With ARMOR available in the […]

First Transit Announces Shared Autonomous Vehicle Pilot with METRO Houston and TSU

First Transit announces a shared autonomous vehicle (SAV) pilot with METRO Houston and Texas Southern University (TSU). This is the eighth SAV initiative for First Transit and the first-of-its-kind in the region. METRO Houston is introducing the University District Circulator on the campus of TSU. An EasyMile SAV shuttle will travel on the Tiger Walk, […]