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ABA moves Marketplace in Baltimore to June 2021

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – announced that it was moving its annual ABA’s Marketplace for 2021 from January to June 18-22 in Baltimore. In a letter to the membership ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso said: This week, the ABA Board of Directors […]

Brad Thomas Named as Chair for the North American Transit Alliance

Brad Thomas, president of First Transit, has been named the chair of the North American Transit Alliance (NATA) by the board of directors. Thomas previously held the position of vice chair. First Transit joined the North American Transit Alliance to help cities across North America promote innovative transportation solutions that ensure transit continues to deliver […]

Continental ‘TPMS – 2020 Vision’ Named Best Automotive Aftermarket Training Program

Continental, a leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and developer of VDO REDI-Sensor Multi-Application TPMS Sensors, has received top honors for its comprehensive TPMS training program in the U.S. aftermarket. The program was named a Top 20 Tools award winner for 2020 by Motor magazine. Presented annually, the […]

Cincinnati Metro introduces 19 new buses into service

Cincinnati Metro riders will get their first look at the agency’s new buses this week as 19 new 2000 series buses roll into service. Each bus features rider-requested amenities like Wi-Fi, convenient on-board charging ports for electronic devices and new vinyl seats offering a more secure seating position for passengers. The buses also provide more […]

ABA Foundation announces 2020-2021 scholarship winners

The American Bus Association Foundation – the largest non-profit organization in the group travel industry, with an emphasis on research and scholarships – congratulates the 2020 class of the ABA Foundation scholarship program. Each year the ABA Foundation gives $100,000 to 20 college students who are employees or dependents of employees at an ABA member […]

Twin Transit awards CCW contract for remanufactured ZEPS buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce its contract to convert two, 2004 35′ Gillig buses into Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) buses for Twin Transit in Centralia, WA. CCW takes previously used, internal combustion engine buses and remanufactures them into like-new vehicles containing ZEPS all-electric drivetrain systems. ZEPS is an integrated technology tested […]

APTA and over 100 agencies unveil nationwide health and safety program

At a virtual launch event on September 9, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) officially announced the “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are taking all the necessary measures to operate safely as the nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. From the start of […]

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles to offer Polser USA’s antimicrobial interior sidewalls

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, announced that it will be the first to include antimicrobial sidewall paneling from Polser USA for the interiors of its buses. With downtime for sanitation as a significant concern for transit bus organizations, this safety upgrade […]

King County Metro Transit awards Connectpoint® five-year digital signage contract

Connectpoint®, a leading provider of ePaper technology-based real-time passenger information to the U.S. transportation industry, has been awarded a five-year contract by  King County Metro Transit in Seattle, WA, to provide hundreds of “smart city” digital signs for the agency’s RapidRide stations and transit centers—including Connectpoint’s latest 42” Digital Bus Stop®. Connectpoint’s cloud-based management system, […]

HDR promotes two to client-focused transportation leadership roles

HDR has promoted two industry leaders to new roles assisting clients with custom solutions and connecting them with the diversified, global expertise to help achieve their infrastructure goals. Christopher LaTuso, P.E., is taking on a dual role as director of our global Transportation Infrastructure Advisory Services practice and East Region transportation market development director. LaTuso […]