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MCI Service Center technician Andrew Craig Brown wins a Grammy

Making sweet music on the opera stage and with the best service team in the motorcoach industry, Andrew Craig Brown, an MCI coach technician at the Des Plaines MCI Service Center since 2019, received his first Grammy Award on Sunday, January 26. A bass-baritone who earned a Master’s degree in music from Yale University in […]

Intercity Bus Line Turning to Technology amid Heightened Competition: New DePaul Study

Intercity bus lines and booking platforms are rolling out the innovations to improve first- and last-mile travel options and provide more conveniences. Free taxi connections, new ridesharing partnerships, and better web-based search tools are giving the sector a more high-tech image. Tech-oriented enhancements and a bevy of new routes across the country are focal points […]

CTS and Miami DTPW launch loyalty rewards platform for transit riders 

Cubic Corporation announced today that its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division launched Cubic Interactive — a loyalty rewards platform that enables transit agencies and authorities to incentivize travel on public transportation. The Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) recently launched an all-new mobile app, GO Miami-Dade Transit, which encompasses features, such as tracking, trip planning, mobile […]

INIT Announces Mobility Assistance App for Visual, Hearing and Mobility Impaired Riders

INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc., a leading provider of ITS solutions for public transit, announced an innovative app offering personalized ride hailing assistance and journey guidance for riders with visual, hearing and mobility impairments. The ASSISTIVEtravel app aids impaired riders at all stages of their bus trip. Before arriving at the bus stop, the rider […]

DOT Announces $26.9 Million for River Corridor BRT Project in Albany

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a $26.9 million grant to the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for the River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The project will provide faster, more direct, and more reliable transit service connecting major activity centers and increasing ridership along the River Corridor. “This $26.9 million federal […]

BYD Rolls Out Zero-Emission Buses for Toronto Transit Commission

Build Your Dreams (BYD) announced the delivery of its first two zero-emission, battery-electric buses to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), the largest transit operator in Canada and the third largest transit operator in North America. The bus is part of a total order by the TTC for 10 BYD 40-foot K9M buses, all of which […]

Green Technologies Increasingly Used in Heavy-Duty Maintenance Facilities and Vehicle Servicing

As heavy-duty over-the-road vehicles increasingly go green — featuring hybrid, electric, CNG and hydrogen engines — a new industry overview has found that facilities maintaining these large vehicles are also turning to the latest eco-friendly equipment to keep pace. The findings, released by heavy-duty hydraulic bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni, illustrate how modern […]

Irizar e-mobility becomes the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe

Irizar e-mobility has become the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe by opening and commissioning the largest photovoltaic solar farm in the Basque Country. The park was opened this morning in the presence of Lehendakari (President of the Basque Government) Iñigo Urkullu and a delegation of the Basque Government, together with the Basque Energy […]

Prevost Announces Organizational Changes

Prevost recently announced important organizational changes designed to further enhance customer relationships and expand the brand. Brad Wiese joins the team as vice president of North American new coach sales, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in managing sales teams to the role. New coach Regional Sales Managers and Sales Directors will report to Wiese. […]

The first Irizar Group autonomous bus presented in Malaga

On January 24, the first Irizar Group autonomous bus was presented to Malaga City Council. A pioneering project in mobility that in a few months will begin to move, under Avanza, around the city of Malaga. The bus developed for this test is the Irizar ie bus model, a 100% zero-emissions electric vehicle with dual […]