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Rapid Central Station will host mobile vaccine unit on August 23

On Monday, August 23, 2021, the Kent County Health Department’s mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be at Rapid Central Station from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Kent County Health Department nursing staff will be administering Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson vaccines at the clinic. Appointments are not required and there is no charge for the […]

Zum goes carbon neutral, leads student transportation toward an electric future

Zūm, the leader in modern student transportation today announced it is offsetting 100% of the emissions for its entire fleet in 2021, leading the industry toward an electric future. On the road to transitioning its fleet to electric vehicles (EV) by 2025, Zum is enabling school districts to start meeting their sustainability goals right away. […]

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada announces valley-wide expansion of transit service

  Thanks to federal stimulus funding, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada has expanded and improved transit service throughout the valley, helping Southern Nevadans reconnect to destinations, resources and opportunities. As RTC’s largest transit service area expansion in recent history, it includes two new routes, several extended routes and the introduction of RTC-OnDemand, […]

NFI and Robotic Research sign agreement to bring automated driving systems to North American transit agencies

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in mobility solutions, today announced an agreement with Robotic Research, LLC to increase the deployment of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) in transit agency fleets across North America. The agreement expands the partnership between New Flyer of America Inc. and Robotic Research […]

Nashville’s WeGo Public Transit adds 10 high capacity MCI coaches to its fleet

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that it has received a new contract from WeGo Public Transit for ten clean diesel MCI D4500 coaches. The coaches will deliver in the fourth quarter of […]

100 percent of applicable transit agencies and states now have Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans

More than 700 transit agencies around the United States have certified that they now have safety plans to help keep riders and employees safe on their transit systems. The safety plans were required to be completed by July 20th, following a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) rule issued in 2018. Transit safety, and safety across all modes of transportation, is a critical priority for […]

ECS Transportation Group expands large-group transport services with new Van Hool coaches from ABC Companies

  ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment in the USA and Canada, has delivered two model year 2021 Van Hool CX45’s to ECS Transportation Group in Dallas, TX. The vehicles will be used to support the operator’s growing luxury transportation service, and as such, offer fit and finish […]

U.S. Department of Transportation announces $38 million funding opportunity for passenger ferries and facilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of up to $38 million in competitive grant funds through a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FTA’s Passenger Ferry Grant Program. The Passenger Ferry Grant Program funds capital projects that help eligible project sponsors support existing passenger ferry service, establish new ferry service, and […]

Space Coast Area Transit launches its new SPOT™ intelligent transit system

ETA Transit is pleased to announce that its SPOT™ intelligent transit system (ITS) has moved into revenue service at Space Coast Area Transit in Cocoa, FL. The SPOT™ ITS will provide the Space Coast fleet with a suite of powerful transit management capabilities, including the ability to configure routes, head sign codes, onboard announcements, blocks […]

Via and Winnipeg Transit launching On-Request transit service pilot project

  Winnipeg Transit is launching an On-Request transit service pilot project on August 12, 2021 which aims to modernize transit service in Winnipeg, by allowing passengers to book rides with the easy-to-use Winnipeg Transit On-Request mobile app. On-Request transit service uses innovative trip planning software and GPS technology to plan bus routes in real-time and […]