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New Flyer wins first order from Pace for 75 Xcelsior® buses

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced a new contract for 75 clean-diesel, 40-foot Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses for Pace Suburban Bus. The new fleet will replace older buses currently in operation, while growing Pace’s service footprint to support its Vision 2020 strategic plan which outlines a more efficient long-range network that is convenient and […]

CapMetro awards largest bus contract in its history

Capital Metro’s board of directors today approved a contract that will consolidate bus operations and maintenance services for the transit agency. Dallas-based MV Transportation, Inc. will provide the entirety of the agency’s bus operations, which are currently divided between MV and French multinational RATP Dev. MV has been a Capital Metro service provider since 2012 […]

CTDOT revitalizes Connecticut public transit with 50 buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced an order from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) for 50 40-foot heavy-duty Xcelsior® clean-diesel buses (50 equivalent units or EUs). The order converts 50 buses from the option backlog to firm orders, […]

Complete Coach Works Announces Strategic Partnership with Halsey King & Associates, Inc.

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced a new training initiative as part of its ongoing program to further educate its employees on state-of-the-art electric transit vehicles and charging infrastructure. This partnership allows CCW to continue its commitment to providing advanced technologies and quality transit repair solutions to its clients. CCW develops go-to-market strategies for the […]

WAVE Supports AVTA to be the First Fully Electric Fleet Powered by Wireless Chargers

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE), the leading innovator in heavy-duty vehicle wireless charging, announced today that it will provide additional wireless inductive charging systems to Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA), as they transition to a 100-percent electric vehicle fleet. The economy’s shift toward sustainability has influenced AVTA’s decision to become pioneers of battery electric bus […]

Astra Flor™ Helps You Put Your Best Foot Forward with Better Looking, Safer Flooring

The moment the doors open and your passengers step foot on your bus, their perception of your service and the experience to follow is formed.  From the attitude of the driver to their first glimpse of the stairwell and flooring.  Worn, damaged flooring can set the tone for a very bad experience. That’s when the […]

APTA Congratulates 2019 Sustainability Award Winners

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recently recognized the 2019 sustainability award winners in the Silver category: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) in St. Petersburg, FL and Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLINK) in Moline, IL. The prizes were announced at APTA’s annual Sustainability & Multimodal Planning Workshop in Boston. “We are thrilled […]

DOT Proposes Permanent Crash Preventability Determination Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today proposed a permanent crash preventability determination program to gain additional data to recognize possible safety risks on our nation’s roads. This crash preventability program examines the feasibility, costs, and benefits of determining and displaying the preventability of certain crash types. Starting in August […]

Grande West Launches New Medium Duty Multi-Purpose Transit Vehicle

Grande West Transportation Group Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles for sale in Canada and the United States, recently announced the launch of the medium-duty Vicinity LT: a medium-duty bus, designed alongside customers, set to revolutionize the cutaway bus market. Grande West will begin marketing the Vicinity LT immediately for delivery in […]

Canada’s Parsons & Sons Take Delivery of 2019 MCI J4500

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has delivered a new 2019 J4500 coach to Parsons & Sons Transportation Ltd., serving scenic Newfoundland and Labrador. Based in Conception Bay South, NL, Parsons & Sons serves the most easterly province of Canada where tourists enjoy the region’s glacial fjords, waterfalls, cliffs, national […]