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Investigate reported incidents faster with March Networks Incident Search

March Networks® Incident Search is innovative software designed to help fleet operators dramatically reduce the time needed to investigate reported incidents and share accurate video and data evidence. The software provides a visual overview of what’s happening on all of your routes, complete with details on recorded events such as speed, hard brakes, door malfunctions […]

BusCon 2019 to showcase tech, mobility, and more

From the show floor to the classroom, this year’s event will feature all the latest in the bus industry, from electric buses and software to safety and autonomous vehicles, as well as take a look at the changing transportation landscape including a Keynote Address featuring Uber’s Head of Global Policy for public transportation. By Alex […]

Slips, trips and falls on the bus: Why flooring and step treads make a difference

By Keith Bell Some athletes depend on spiked shoes for solid footing and maximum traction. Northern drivers use studded snow tires to increase car traction and improve safety. They prepare themselves with a solid foundation from which they operate more safely and effectively. Bus riders, on the other hand, may come aboard ill-prepared for a […]

New H3-45s for All Aboard America!

Headquartered in Mesa, AZ with operations in Texas and New Mexico, All Aboard America! offers coach charters, scheduled daily route and express service in rural communities, as well as contracted coach services for park and ride facilities, casino runs, employee shuttles and custom contracts. All Aboard America! has enjoyed an enduring relationship with Prevost since […]

Valley Metro: Phoenix voters support light rail

Voters in Phoenix have defeated an initiative that would have ended all light rail construction, prohibited future rail investment and returned billions in federal dollars previously pledged to expand the regional transit system. This vote marks the fourth time since 2000 that Phoenix voters have publicly supported light rail through the election process. The vote […]

Electric and Hybrid Bus Sales to Increase 8.8% Annually Through 2023

Global electric and hybrid bus demand is forecast to increase 8.8 percent per annum to 114,200 units in 2023, registering faster growth than all other bus types. The popularity of electric and hybrid models will continue to grow due to their: limited impact on the environment greater fuel efficiency than conventional buses lower fuel and maintenance […]

CCW Announces Contract for Petaluma Transit Bus Rehabilitation

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce its contract with Petaluma Transit; located in Petaluma, California, for the complete rehabilitation of one of their New Flyer buses. The rehabilitation will include replacement of the original engine with a 2007 Cummins ISL Recon engine. In addition to the clean engine, the rehab will include rebuilt […]

Electric Vehicle Leader BYD Taps Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts for Bus Manufacturing Plant

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni, well-known for its award-winning bus lifts and truck lifts, has announced that bus manufacturer Build Your Dreams (BYD), recognized as one of the leading suppliers of battery-powered electric transit and coach buses worldwide, has selected and uses Stertil-Koni heavy duty vehicle lifting systems in its 550,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility […]

BC Transit propels its low carbon promise with another order of 68 New Flyer CNG buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., today announced that the BC Transit Corporation has issued an order for 68 compressed natural gas (CNG) Xcelsior® 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. The order follows BC Transit’s 2018 purchase of CNG buses, which were converted from the New Flyer option backlog. Today’s announcement follows […]

CCW Delivers First Newly Developed HVAC Systems in Montebello Bus Lines’ New Flyer Buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced it has begun delivery of buses to Montebello Bus Lines. The contract calls for the installation of CCW’s refined HVAC system into 35 Montebello Transit New Flyer buses. In 2018, a full redesign of the HVAC system was developed as a lack of available components to repair the AvantAC […]