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LaHood will not run for second term

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he will step down from his position after President Obama’s first term, and he has no plans to run for public office.

Orion buses bound for Washington, D.C.

Some 51 Orion VII transit buses are destined for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). T

Converted buses popular with Ft. Worth trolley customers

Customers of the Fort Worth Transit Authority are enjoying the experience riding on decorative trolleys that have been converted out of older New Flyer buses.

Washington fire sparks DPF recall

A forest fire 12 miles northeast of Goldendale, WA on Sept. 7 has lead to a suspension of a diesel particulate filter made by a California company.

$51 million earmarked for Illinois transit

U.S. Department of Transportation grants totaling more than $51 million is headed to the state of Illinois to fund a number of transit projects.

Roberts Hawaii expansion continues

Roberts Hawaii, the Aloha State’s largest tour and transportation company, has added 25 Champion Challenger shuttle buses to its fleet of nearly 900 vehicles.

Thomas Built honors 2011 top dealers

Thomas Built Buses recognized its top dealers of the year at its annual dealer meeting in Greensboro, NC on Oct. 4.

Colorado blind center questions proposed transit cuts

Officials at the Colorado Center for the Blind are coordinating a grassroots effort in response to proposed transit cuts by Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD).

Voith Turbo opens CA hybrid power-train center

Voith Turbo has opened a new hybrid power-train development center near San Diego.

Mayor Emanuel: City employees must use public transit

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a directive for all city employees: start using public transportation or explain why you can’t.