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Omaha Transit changes name, logo

Metro Area Transit in Omaha, NE has changed its name and logo. Now known as simply Metro, the agency sports a bold, redesigned “M” logo.

New DVD aiding commercial drivers

A new hour-long DVD gives commercial motor vehicle drivers a detailed look at how their individual 2010 Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) scores are calculated.

Canadian PM visits Mississauga BRT corridor groundbreaking

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was on hand at a groundbreaking ceremony late last month in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Trailways operator killed in Alabama car crash

Frank Montgomery the Third, owner of Capital/Colonial and Southern Trailways (Southeast Region) was killed in an auto accident today in Montgomery, AL.

Reason Foundation: highway conditions best in 17 years

The Reason Foundation’s 19th Annual Highway Report reveals highway pavement conditions nationally are at their best since 1993, while rural roads are at their smoothest now.

IC Bus named BusCon lead sponsor

IC Bus, a leading manufacturer of commercial buses, has been named the exclusive lead sponsor for BusCon.

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.