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Vix Technology expands DART electronic fare collection system to Streetcar

Vix Technology, a global provider of transport ticketing solutions, has expanded Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) GoPass® Tap automated fare collection (AFC) platform to now include the Dallas Streetcar, offering passengers a better customer journey. Already deployed on bus and light rail services across the city—one of the U.S’s most populous and fastest-growing—the system expansion […]

CAT promotes Stearns to chief administrative officer

Chatham Area Transit announces the promotion of David Stearns to Chief Administrative Officer. Stearns, a licensed attorney, joined CAT in 2018 as the procurement manager before being promoted to procurement, contracts & compliance manager. As CAO, Stearns provides leadership and oversight over administrative functions and activities such as CAT’s compliance and ethics programs, legal services, […]

Arizona, Indiana, Missouri and New Jersey Projects Receive $400 million total in US DOT funding

The Trump Administration today announced a total of $400 million in federal funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to four transit infrastructure projects in Arizona, Indiana, Missouri and New Jersey. The projects are advancing towards readiness to receive a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) under FTA’s Capital […]

Lightning Systems lowers prices of electric powertrains while adding and enhancing features

Commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Lightning Systems today announced it is lowering the prices of its 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10 to 50% for Class 3 to Class 8 vehicles. In addition to lower prices, zero-emission vehicles from Colorado’s Lightning Systems also will have new features, including: High-speed Level 2 charging Faster […]

Bendix elevates three leaders to senior management

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has named three longtime members of its leadership team to newly created senior executive positions. The moves are part of the company’s commitment to deliver its technology roadmap and drive growth, in alignment with Bendix’s parent company, the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse. Taking new leadership positions are: Mark Kromer, vice president […]

Women in Buses Wednesday Webinars – Summer Series Overview

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ETA Transit Systems Hires Gnerre as Transit Consultant

ETA Transit Systems is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Gnerre to its team. Gnerre will inform business development strategies, improve customer engagement, and expand market awareness of ETA and its cutting-edge intelligent transit system (ITS), SPOT™. Gnerre brings over 40 years of hard-earned mass transit experience to ETA Transit. His is a wealth […]

ABA Foundation: Motorcoach sales down 83 percent in 2020

The American Bus Association Foundation – the largest non-profit organization in the group travel industry, with an emphasis on research and scholarships – released its second quarter 2020 Motorcoach Builder Survey. Based on surveys of the major motorcoach manufacturers that sell vehicles in the United States and Canada, motorcoach sales from the participating manufacturers saw […]

Mid-Life Rehabilitation Long Beach Transit Project is Near Completion of Phase One

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is at the midway point of a project with Long Beach Transit (LBT) to perform a mid-life rehabilitation on (72) 2012, 2013, 2015 Gillig buses. The project includes a cosmetic rehabilitation and engine replacement. The 40-foot-long buses are being repowered with the new Cummins L9N CNG “Near Zero” engines. The newer […]

MCI completes J4500 delivery to D.C.’s United House of Prayer for All People

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, delivered two new MCI J4500 coaches to United House of Prayer for All People. The church, under the leadership of the Honorable Bishop C. M. Bailey and now marking its 100th anniversary, is headquartered […]