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Memorial service for Beard today

A memorial service will be held today for Robert (Bob) J. Beard, who passed away on Dec. 9.

Cincy Metro providing ‘green’ holiday gift for riders

Cincinnati Metro has an early ‘green’ holiday season gift for its riders. The agency will unveil six new hybrid buses on Friday, which will begin service on Monday.

Alexandria Transit unveils new hybrid electric buses

Alexandria, Virginia’s first clean diesel hybrid electric DASH buses were on display for a preview at Alexandria’s City Hall on Dec. 8.

APTA: Public ridership up for three straight quarters

According to a new report by the American Public Transportation Association, for the first time three years public transportation ridership increased for three consecutive quarters.

Saturday bus service returns to Delaware City

Delaware City, Delaware now has Saturday bus service for the first time in 40 years. This Saturday, the existing Route 25 is extending all of its 12 Saturday trips to Delaware City.

Megabus.com offers 200,000 free seats

On Tuesday Megabus.com announced it is offering 200,000 free seats for travel Jan. 4 to March 1, 2012. Customers can now begin booking their free seats.

Attack on Toronto Transit driver nets man jail time

Taiseer Abubakar, 20, was sentenced to 36 days in jail for an assault in November on a bus driver for the Toronto Transit Commission.

FMCSA shuts down Oregon bus company

Another bus company has been ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to immediately cease operations.

LADOT rolls out new MCI CNG buses

On Monday Los Angeles residents will begin boarding the first of Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s (LADOT) MCI Commuter Coaches powered by CNG.

19 motorcoaches placed out of service in quaker state

The Pennsylvania State Police recently participated in a five-day enforcement effort inspecting motor coaches.