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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority places order for buses featuring the Allison eGen Flex™

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has selected the Allison eGen Flex™ electric hybrid propulsion system for its fleet of transit buses. VTA has signed an agreement for GILLIG buses equipped with the eGen Flex. “As the largest order of eGen Flex-equipped buses to date, Allison’s partnership with […]

ABA congratulates TSA Administrator David Pekoske on second term confirmation

The American Bus Association – the largest trade association representing the motorcoach and group tour and travel industry – congratulates TSA Administrator David Pekoske on his second term confirmation on Sept. 15. “Administrator Pekoske has been a valued partner of the motorcoach industry throughout his tenure, and we look forward to continuing our work with […]

TARTA, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission team up to provide free transportation to medical appointments

  The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and the Lucas County Veterans Service Commission are proud to announce a partnership that will make it easier for those who served our country to reach medical appointments. Under TARTA’s pilot fare program, the list of people eligible for a Reduced Fare Card has been expanded to […]

SORTA CEO Darryl Haley Recognized at Cincinnati Business Courier ‘C-Suite Awards’

  Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) CEO and General Manager Darryl Haley was recognized among dozens of top executives across the Greater Cincinnati region during the Cincinnati Business Courier’s eighth annual “C-Suite Awards.” “To be included among such a spectacular group of professionals from our region is a true testament to the impact public […]

RTC receives more than $9 million in federal funding to further safety, sustainability initiatives

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will receive more than $9 million in federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to advance safe and sustainable mobility options. This funding will allow the RTC to purchase hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses, conduct workforce development training, and install […]

GPS Insight, in partnership with Bobit Business Media, releases 2022 Fleet Safety Report 

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet and field service management software and complementary solutions, today announced the release of the 2022 Fleet Safety Report, a research study created and distributed in partnership with Bobit Business Media aiming to better understand the key goals and challenges fleets face in building effective safety programs. The […]

Vandalia Bus Lines announced as IMG 2022 Operator of the Year

  Surrounded by the operators and partners of the IMG network at the Cowboys Golf Club, Texas, Vandalia Bus Lines was announced as the IMG 2022 Operator of the Year. Celebrating their 90th anniversary this year, Vandalia Bus Lines, started as a dream by a husband and wife who wanted to be in the coach charter […]

Ballard welcomes Patrick Scully as new general manager of global bus market

Ballard Power Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Scully as its new General Manager – Global Bus Market. Scully comes to Ballard with a rich history in public transit and motorcoach transportation. He will lead our efforts to accelerate the adoption of fuel cell electric buses as we see an increase in the global […]

Bill Wakefield joins GSS USA, LLC as the director of sales and marketing

Bill Wakefield joined GSS in August 2022 and adds a broad business and entrepreneurial background, Bill has 27 years of senior leadership experience in the automotive and commercial vehicle supply base.  Most recently he was Director of Sales and Marketing for Opti-Luxx, Inc., a CV LED lighting supplier.  His previous CV experience included axle, brake […]

DART Board approves distribution of unallocated funds to service area cities

On Tuesday, August 23, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors approved a one-time distribution of $214 million of unallocated Sales Tax Revenue Funds to the agency’s 13 Service Area Cities. During the COVID pandemic, DART received federal relief operating funds which the agency used according to federal guidelines for COVID-related supplies and […]