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Hele-On to operate state’s first hydrogen bus

  The County of Hawaiʻi Mass Transit Agency (MTA), in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) and U.S. Hybrid, has taken delivery of its first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered bus intended for operation on Routes 202, 203, and 204 in Kailua-Kona later this Spring. The bus is expected to travel approximately 100 miles a day […]

ROUSH CleanTech and Blue Bird first to achieve certification to 2022 Heavy Duty Refueling Standard

All Blue Bird propane and gasoline school buses have received Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board certification for the 2022 heavy duty refueling standard, significantly reducing emissions from escaping the tank during refueling. On gasoline fuel systems, Environmental Protection Agency tests show that the new refueling emissions regulations can reduce harmful emissions by […]

Larry Pinkelton joins SORTA executive leadership team as new Chief Financial Officer

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is pleased to announce Larry Pinkelton will join its executive leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing the transit agency’s $146.6 million operating budget, capital program, financial reporting, treasury management activities and investments. Mr. Pinkelton brings more than 30 years […]

Metro celebrates first annual ‘Golden Bus’ Awards for outstanding employee achievement

  Metro was thrilled last week to hold its first annual Golden Bus Awards banquet, in recognition of outstanding employee achievement over the course of 2021. “Excellent transit service isn’t possible without our excellent employees who deliver that service, and the Golden Bus Awards highlight the best of the best,” said Metro CEO and General […]

Trinity Metro names new President and CEO

Trinity Metro is pleased to announce that Richard W. Andreski, a public transportation veteran with 23 years of experience and more than 10 years of executive leadership, has been selected as the next president and chief executive officer for the agency. Andreski previously served as the Bureau Chief for Public Transportation for the Connecticut Department […]

Bus Industry Safety Council (BISC) Hot Topics: Reengineering Retention

Tim Brewster sheds light on ways to weather the storm. One of the most common topics in the workplace is recruiting and retention, especially today. This is for good reason as many leaders may feel like they are in a sinking ship, taking a tactical approach to bail out water and plug the ship to […]

Audi and Navistar partner to improve emergency vehicle and school bus safety

Audi and Navistar have partnered to further develop and demonstrate potential safety enhancing C-V2X technology in Navistar emergency vehicles and school buses. The partnership allows for both companies to develop use cases and safety enhancing demonstrations in close collaboration as members of the Volkswagen Group. First deployments are expected to begin this summer. While the […]

First Student partners with school districts winning grants in six states to expand school bus electrification

  First Student, the leader in school bus transportation in North America, announces the winning of grants in California, Rhode Island, Missouri, Illinois, Oregon, and Montana to expand school bus electrification. First Student partnered with customers to write, complete, and win grant applications securing funding to introduce electric school buses into their fleets. Funding sources […]

Nuvve joins DOE’s historic multi-stakeholder V2G agreement

Nuvve Holding Corp., a global cleantech company electrifying the planet at the intersection of energy and transportation through its intelligent energy platform, took part in a press event earlier today led by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work with government agencies, utilities, and electrification industry leaders […]

SORTA Board welcomes two new trustees

  The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board of Trustees welcomed two new members during its Tuesday evening meeting. Mr. Trenton Emeneker will represent Butler County on the board, and Ms. Krista Lewis will represent Warren County. Mr. Emeneker is a project management and operations consultant living in West Chester Township and a member […]