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AC Transit facing possible fiscal emergency

Dwindling financial resources and rising costs has forced AC Transit’s board of directors to call for a public hearing on May 25 in what could be a precursor to possibly declaring a “financial emergency.”

2011 APTA conference, bus roadeo set for this weekend

Memphis will be the site Sunday for the American Public Transportation Association’s annual Bus & Paratransit Conference and International Bus Roadeo.

New safety seating available for Thomas Built buses

Westfield, Indiana-based IMMI now has a new brand of SafeGuard XChange seating for Thomas Built school buses.

Ford, Georgia Tech partner on green eco school bus

The Ford Motor Company and the Georgia Tech have partnered to create the nation’s first conversion of a traditional school bus to a hydraulic hybrid vehicle that runs on biofuel.

Ohio teens suspended after school bus ‘gas’ attack

Two 13-year-old Ohio teens lost their school bus privileges for a day after Canal Winchester Middle School officials cited the youths for “obscene gestures” after both passed gas on the bus.

MCI tops NBT report rankings for first quarter

The MCI J4500 and MCI Commuter coach (D4500) captured the top and number-two sales spots in the National Bus Trader’s recently released first-quarter 2011 trend report.

Brookings Report: Jobs out of reach of mass transit

A new Brookings Institution study reveals just 30 percent of jobs are reachable using public transit, but nearly 70 percent of Americans live close to public transit.

Baby born at Tahoe bus stop

While Maria Ortiz-Corado waited at a South Lake Tahoe bus stop for a taxi last week, her unborn baby decided it was time to go.

ABA raises $30,000 for tornado-ravaged Alabama

ABA members raised more than $30,000 to benefit the United Way of Alabama for the tornado-ravaged state.

Tour bus owner: Rogue driver stole vehicle

Days after a bus driver was arrested after a high-speed chase in Queens, the owner of the tour bus says the vehicle was taken without authorization.