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Stagecoach Group founder knighted

Brian Souter, founder of England’s Stagecoach Group, was awarded a knighthood last week in the Queen’s Birthday Honors List.

$175M available for FTA ‘Livability’ grants

Up to $175 million in Federal Transit Administration livability grants to will aid urban, suburban and rural communities create transit options to connect people to where they live and work.

ATU: Driver fatigue top cause of bus accidents

An Amalgamated Transit Union report shows driver fatigue is the single largest cause of fatal bus crashes.

Lawsuits claim St. Louis bus stops unsafe

A number of families in the St. Louis area are suing the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis County and Bi-State Development, claiming area bus stops are unsafe.

Maryland State Police stop four Sky Express buses

Acting on a tip from a motorist on June 10, Maryland State Police stopped four Sky Express buses on the Capital Beltway.

Ferro: FMCSA closing unsafe carriers

In a statement to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Monday, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Administrator Anne S. Ferro said the agency was shutting down unsafe carriers

Politicians discuss bus safety

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders met on Monday to discuss bus safety and the job the U.S. Department of Transportation is doing in keeping the roadways safer by cracking down on rogue bus companies and their drivers.

TN man arrested for pot on Greyhound

Little Rock, Ark. police on Monday arrested a Tennessee man after K-9s sniffed out two pounds of marijuana stowed away in a suitcase aboard a Greyhound bus.

Huffmon to head IC Bus entities

Navistar had tapped Dennis Huffmon to be vice president and general manager of IC Bus U.S. and Canada, and will now direct the company’s school bus and commercial bus business for North America.

Dump the Pump Day approaches

On Thursday, transit agencies nationwide will commemorate National Dump the Pump Day, a time to encourage and motivate the public to use their transit systems.