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GILLIG announces 2021 Low-No Grant awards

  GILLIG LLC, the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty, clean-energy transit buses in the United States, announced that nine of its transit agency partners have been awarded grants under the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Program (Low-No). “We’re looking forward to working with these agency partners to deliver environmentally friendly transit buses to […]

NFI named as ZEB partner of choice by nine major transit agencies across America for the FTA’s 2021 Low-No program grants

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in mobility solutions, today announced that NFI subsidiaries New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) and Motor Coach Industries (“MCI”) have collectively been named zero-emission bus (ZEB) partners of choice by a total of nine major transit agencies across the United […]

XL Fleet partners with NFI’s ARBOC to offer hybrid electric bus option

  XL Fleet Corp., a leader in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, and ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, (ARBOC), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, have announced a partnership to electrify ARBOC Freedom low floor buses with the XL Hybrid (XLH™) electric propulsion system. […]

APTA President responds to bipartisan infrastructure deal

Thursday, July 28, American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President and CEO, Paul P. Skoutelas, released the following statement in response to the bipartisan infrastructure deal that was announced by the White House. This legislation includes $39 billion in new funding for public transit. “The White House today announced an Infrastructure Deal that includes $39 billion […]

American Public Transportation Association releases new Mobility Innovation Report

Thursday, July 28, at a virtual press conference, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released a new report entitled “Mobility Innovation: The Case for Federal Investment and Support”. The six case studies highlighted in this new report illustrate the true innovative potential of the public transit industry in the United States. “The pace of innovation […]

New Orleans RTA requires vaccination for all employees

Friday, July 23, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced a mandatory vaccination requirement for the agency’s over 800 employees.  All employees, including those currently fully vaccinated are required to provide valid proof of vaccination. Effective Monday July 26, the agency will require that unvaccinated employees receive their first vaccination shot no later than July […]

California’s OCTA orders 10 additional battery-electric buses from NFI

NFI Group Inc. (“NFI” or the “Company”), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in mobility solutions, today announced that its subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”) has received a firm contract from the Orange County Transportation Authority (“OCTA”) for 10 zero-emission battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE® 40-foot transit buses. OCTA serves […]

New Orleans RTA requires vaccination for all employees

On Friday, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced a mandatory vaccination requirement for the agency’s over 800 employees.  All employees, including those currently fully vaccinated are required to provide valid proof of vaccination. Effective Monday July 26, the agency will require that unvaccinated employees receive their first vaccination shot no later than July 29 […]

C-Tran Awards GILLIG $9.7 Million Contract for Eight Battery Electric Buses

GILLIG announced that Clark County Public Transit (C-Tran) in Vancouver, Washington has awarded the company an order for eight 40-foot battery electric buses and charging equipment with an award value of $9.74 million. “C-Tran has been a long-time customer of ours since 1998, and we’re proud to continue providing Clark County with the best heavy-duty […]

EQT Infrastructure acquires First Student and First Transit

FirstGroup plc (‘FirstGroup’ or the ‘Group’) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of First Student and First Transit to EQT Infrastructure (the ‘Sale’), which was approved by FirstGroup shareholders on 27 May 2021. Completion follows the satisfaction of the conditions precedent to the Sale, as outlined in the circular to FirstGroup […]