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Stantec welcomes senior industrial architect

Jared Weismantel has joined global design and engineering firm Stantec as a senior industrial architect to support the growth of the Transit Buildings practice in North America. A strategic addition to the team, Weismantel brings extensive experience with a longstanding specialty in the transit sector. “Jared brings exceptional knowledge and expertise, coupled with an innate understanding […]

FTA Seeks to Put Brakes on Human Trafficking, Offers $4 Million in Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently launched a new Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative. The initiative includes two Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) totaling $4 million to prevent human trafficking and other crimes that may occur on buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation. “Under Secretary Chao’s leadership, […]

Complete Coach Works Develops its Largest Electric Bus Battery Capacity

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced March 28 that they now offer an optional 466 kWh onboard energy storage system. CCW increased its Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) battery pack in order to increase power and range. Currently, there are more than 50 ZEPS buses deployed in service across […]

BUS4NYC: New Coalition Committed to Curbing Congestion Launches in New York City

Major tristate area private bus companies form new alliance to educate and advocate on the industry’s behalf in New York City On March 26, a new coalition comprised of private providers of public transportation and related businesses and associations, announced the launch of BUS4NYC. The alliance, representing millions of annual passenger trips to and from New […]

Report Predicts $38 Billion in Economic Consequences, Given a Hudson River Tunnel Shutdown Scenario

Amtrak has predicted that a critical stretch of the nation’s busiest rail line is in danger of failing within the next 10 to 15 years. The Hudson River Tunnel transports 200,000 passengers daily but it is more than 100 years old and in accelerated disrepair from damages incurred during Superstorm Sandy. With uncertain federal support […]

Peter Pan’s finest bus drivers honored with safety awards

Peter Pan Bus Lines carried more than three million passengers and traveled more than 14 million miles in 2018. It couldn’t have been possible without Peter Pan’s team of dedicated, professional drivers. The National Safety Council (NSC) has recognized Peter Pan Bus Lines for safe driving achievements, and the honors go to the drivers. On […]

2019 GNJMA Motorcoach Professional Award Winners

The Greater New Jersey Motorcoach Association’s (GNJMA) 2019 Motorcoach Professional Awards were held on March 12 at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, New York. The annual event honors employees who demonstrate excellence and professionalism in the industry. The Motorcoach Professional Awards, which takes place during the GNJMA annual Spring Association meeting, is a great way for […]

Thermo King West earns top Thermo King honor

Thermo King West has earned the company’s 2018 North America Dealer of the Year award. The news was announced at the company’s dealer principal meeting earlier this month. Thermo King West, headquartered in Tolleson, Arizona, was given the top honor and recognized for its commitment to customers, its leadership in the industry and its endless […]

Stertil-Koni Intrdouces Ergonomic Forklift Adapter Kits

Heavy-duty bus lift leader Stertil-Koni has recently introduced ergonomic forklift adapter kits designed to make the servicing and repair of forklifts easier and safer. The solution to efficiently lift these heavy-duty vehicles — often with unequal weight distribution between the front and rear — are two Stertil-Koni adapter kits specifically designed for three-and four-wheel forklifts. These accessory kits are […]

Cooper Tire Named Most Valuable Partner by Dickinson Fleet Services

Cooper Tire has been named Most Valuable Partner (MVP) of the Year by Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS). The award was presented to the Cooper commercial truck tire team, which supplies DFS with Roadmaster® truck and bus radial (TBR) tires and Cooper® Discoverer commercial van tires, at the DFS annual banquet held March 4 in St. […]