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Industry prepares for January’s ABA Marketplace

Bus industry professionals are preparing for the annual American Bus Association’s Marketplace, being held from Jan. 6-10 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX.

Megabus pleas to feds: Restrict additional BoltBus routes

Stagecoach Group’s has been asking federal regulators to restrict BoltBus from adding certain routes.

FMCSA declares Double Happyness Travel an imminent hazard

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Double Happyness Travel to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate passenger service declaring the carrier an “imminent hazard” to public safety.

Phoenix awards fixed-route contract to First Transit

Cincinnati, OH-based First Transit has been awarded a three-year contract with two option years to operate the City of Phoenix fixed-route service, Valley Metro.

Study: Free Wi-Fi, gas prices led to curbside rider surge

According to a new study by DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development, free Wi-Fi could be one of the causes of a 32 percent increase in riders this year for curbside carriers.

Nashville study: BRT cost less than streetcars

A study of the East-West corridor from Five Points in East Nashville to White Bridge Road in West Nashville, TN found that a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system will cost half as much to build as streetcars but still attract the same number of riders.

APTA: Switching to public transit saves $807 a month

According to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) December Transit Savings Report, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, $807 dollars this month, and $9,690 annually.

HART planning new transit station

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit agency is planning to construct a park-and-ride station to connect Brandon commuter to MacDill Air Force Base and downtown Tampa.

Abandoned bikes end up under Christmas trees

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) recently donated 49 bikes back to the community that were left on buses over the past several months.

Cleaire LongMile system verification reinstated

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has reinstated the verification of Cleaire’s LongMile diesel particulate filter system.