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SORTA welcomes Rick Bailey as new Director of Transit Operations

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is happy to welcome Rick Bailey to its leadership team as director of transit operations for Metro. In the role, Mr. Bailey manages the delivery of fixed-route services to the community and oversees all operators; service delivery and quality; supervision; dispatching; and support and operations at Metro’s transit […]

Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit and Masabi Launch RideMMT Contactless Mobile Ticketing App

  Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT) today announced the launch of RideMMT, a new mobile ticketing application, deployed in partnership with Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit. RideMMT can be used by riders on all 27 MMT routes throughout downtown Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas within city limits and to […]

Eaton to supply medium-duty transmissions to Proterra for electric transit vehicles

Power management company Eaton has announced its eMobility business has been chosen to supply a 4-speed medium-duty electrified vehicle (EV) transmission to Proterra, a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, for the company’s ProDrive drivetrain used in Proterra ZX5 electric transit buses. “Our EV transmissions have unmatched performance, providing class-leading acceleration, horsepower, range and […]

Xos, Inc. partners with Thermo King to jointly develop 100% battery-electric refrigerated commercial vehicle prototype

Xos, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Class 5 through Class 8 battery-electric vehicles and powertrains, and provider of charging infrastructure and fleet management software, today announced a partnership with Thermo King to jointly develop a refrigerated commercial vehicle prototype that is 100% battery-electric. The battery-electric refrigerated prototype vehicle will support fresh and frozen applications and […]

RTC kicks off National Bike Month and encourages community to #BikeThere with month-long events

  In celebration of National Bike Month, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) encourages our community to get rolling on two wheels and #BikeThere! Throughout the month of May, the RTC will celebrate with Bicycle Transit Systems and Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition to host community bike rides, bike safety and maintenance events, and […]

TARTA and Amalgamated Transit Union reach new contract agreement

The Board of Trustees of the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) has approved a 3-year contract with Amalgamated Transit Union Local 697, which represents about 150 employees at TARTA and its paratransit agency, TARPS. “We’re happy to have reached an agreement that benefits TARTA, its employees and its customers,” said TARTA Board of Trustees […]

Hele-On to operate state’s first hydrogen bus

  The County of Hawaiʻi Mass Transit Agency (MTA), in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) and U.S. Hybrid, has taken delivery of its first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered bus intended for operation on Routes 202, 203, and 204 in Kailua-Kona later this Spring. The bus is expected to travel approximately 100 miles a day […]

ROUSH CleanTech and Blue Bird first to achieve certification to 2022 Heavy Duty Refueling Standard

All Blue Bird propane and gasoline school buses have received Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board certification for the 2022 heavy duty refueling standard, significantly reducing emissions from escaping the tank during refueling. On gasoline fuel systems, Environmental Protection Agency tests show that the new refueling emissions regulations can reduce harmful emissions by […]

Larry Pinkelton joins SORTA executive leadership team as new Chief Financial Officer

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is pleased to announce Larry Pinkelton will join its executive leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing the transit agency’s $146.6 million operating budget, capital program, financial reporting, treasury management activities and investments. Mr. Pinkelton brings more than 30 years […]

Metro celebrates first annual ‘Golden Bus’ Awards for outstanding employee achievement

  Metro was thrilled last week to hold its first annual Golden Bus Awards banquet, in recognition of outstanding employee achievement over the course of 2021. “Excellent transit service isn’t possible without our excellent employees who deliver that service, and the Golden Bus Awards highlight the best of the best,” said Metro CEO and General […]