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Transit-Planning Expert Todd Hemingson Brings New Mobility Outlook to HDR

Todd Hemingson has been hired as a senior transit consultant for HDR, bringing with him a wealth of experience and leadership in mobility issues. A veteran of multiple transit agencies, he brings a deep understanding of client needs at agencies of all sizes. He most recently was executive vice president for planning and development at […]

BYD K11M 60-Foot Articulated Bus Passes Altoona Testing

Build Your Dreams (BYD) announced its American-built K11M 60-foot battery-electric, articulated public transit bus successfully completed the Federal Transit Administration Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The K11M, which exceeds all Buy America requirements, became the first articulated bus to successfully complete the new FTA “Pass/Fail” protocol and is the only five-door model to […]

Midwest Bus welcomes Benny Allred to sales team

Benny Allred recently joined Midwest Bus Corporation as a sales representative for its Aftermarket Parts Sales Division. He comes to Midwest with more than 40 years of sales experience from companies such as Flxible and Southern Coach, spending 27 years at the latter. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Allred will concentrate on the southeast United States […]

San Diego MTS Orders 24 CNG-powered MCI D4500 Commuter Coaches

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), recently announced that San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has ordered 24 MCI D4500 Commuter Coaches powered by natural gas. MTS is decreasing its fleet emissions with the purchase of CNG-powered MCI Commuter Coaches, which will replace 12-year old diesel intercity buses on commuter express routes operating between downtown San Diego […]

DOT Announces $87.4 Million for Division Transit Project in Portland

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $87.4 million grant to the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) for the Division Transit Project. The project will provide faster, more reliable transit service between Downtown Portland, Southeast and East Portland, and Gresham. “This $87.4 million federal investment will provide residents along the Division […]

GPS Insight Acquires Field Management Software Provider ServiceBridge

GPS Insight, a leading provider of fleet software for organizations with vehicles, trailers and other mobile assets, today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based ServiceBridge, a leading field service management software company for small businesses and franchises with tools that empower field service teams to better serve their customers. The move further broadens the scope of the GPS Insight […]

Fintech Company Nayax Launches Modular AFC Platform

Nayax, a payment pioneer in the fintech industry, is now entering the transport sector with Nayax Transit, a modular automatic fare collection (AFC) platform debuting exclusively at Transport Ticketing Global 2020 in London. With its advanced approach to account-based ticketing, Nayax Transit eliminates the need for dedicated travel cards. Travelers can now use their contactless credit […]

AMF-Bruns Seeking 3rd Annual Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year

AMF-Bruns of America, global leader in wheelchair and occupant securements since 1958, is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year Award. The company is looking for the special-needs bus driver who has distinguished themselves through special accomplishments, meritorious & heroic acts and innovations to improve their jobs. The winner receives a […]

New Flyer and TDC Announce Partnership Expansion on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced that it is expanding its partnership with the Transportation Diversity Council (TDC), a nonprofit organization providing world class education and development programs that promote diversity in the transportation and construction industries, to announce the forthcoming release of a national Community Benefits Framework (CBF) to be unveiled next month. […]

ABA Wraps Up A Successful Marketplace 2020

The American Bus Association (ABA) — an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — wrapped up a successful Marketplace in Omaha, Nebraska from January 10 to January 14. Being the first time in bringing its Marketplace to Omaha, ABA welcomed 3200 participants. “This Marketplace was the best yet,” said ABA President & […]