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Passenger Carrier Strike Force hits DC National Mall

Officials from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) were on hand today for a commercial bus and motorcoach checkpoint safety inspection on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

MTR Western now in hands of bankruptcy attorney

A Seattle bankruptcy attorney now oversees the personal Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of Frederick Darren Berg, who owns MTR Western, one of the largest luxury charter motorcoach companies in the country.

Illinois school district first in nation to install Zpass system

Palos Heights, Illinois School District 128 is among the first in the nation to install a ridership tracking system that utilizes a combination of a radio frequency identification and GPS technology.

Foothill Transit set to launch electric Ecoliner

Beginning September 3, Foothill Transit will launch the Ecoliner, the world’s first heavy duty electric bus.

Trailways holds first stockholder-company training seminar

Trailways held its first stockholder-company training seminar at the Motor Coach Industries Training Center in Louisville, KY earlier this month.

DriveCam, DC Metro partner for camera installation, monitoring

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and DriveCam have entered into a five-year deal that will have the company’s cameras installed in Metro’s fleet.

Father tried to save family, tourists in bus hostage incident

A Chinese-Canadian man sacrificed himself to help save the lives of his family and other passengers on Monday during a deadly tour bus hostage standoff in Manila, the Philippines

Jasper Alternative Fuels, Icom North America finalize deal

Jasper, IN-based Jasper Alternative Fuels and Icom North American, based in New Hudson, MI, have inked a deal to install Icom’s fuel system in 5,000 commercial vehicles.

School bus cameras watching Frederick County, Maryland drivers

The Frederick County Public Schools system in Maryland has installed 11 external cameras below the bus’s flashing stop sign to capture the front and back license plate of people speeding around a stopped school bus.

Cummins SCR engine shipments rise in August

Columbus, IN-based Cummins Inc. will ship up to 26,000 heavy-duty and midrange engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) exhaust after treatment by the end of August.