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US Ignite Selects First Transit as Autonomous Vehicle and Service Provider for the Fort Carson Smart Transportation Testbed

US Ignite today announces the selection of First Transit, in partnership with Perrone Robotics, as the autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle provider for the Fort Carson, Colorado, Smart Transportation Testbed, a project funded and managed by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). First Transit will deliver and operate two Polaris GEM autonomous shuttles […]

Complete Coach Works Delivers Four Rehabbed Buses to Santa Cruz Metro

Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today it has made the final delivery to Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (Santa Cruz). The contract, which calls for the rehabilitation of four buses, was awarded late last year. The work on the first two buses included repowering them from ISL engines to Cummins ISL-G Recon engines. The other […]

EnerDel Welcomes Complete Coach Works Transportation Services as New Distributor

EnerDel, Inc. a leading manufacturer of lithium-ion battery packs, today announced that they have extended their distribution channel through a new agreement with Complete Coach Works (CCW) to provide EnerDel’s PP320-738-LP. This partnership enables Complete Coach Works the rights to distribute EnerDel’s PP320-738-LP installed in diesel-hybrid buses for the State of California. “EnerDel has considered […]

Phoenix launches new Bus Rapid Transit educational content

A new public transit option, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), could soon be coming to Phoenix, Arizona, and the Phoenix Public Transit Department is inviting citizens to check out a newly-created video and virtual meeting at to learn all about it. BRT, one of the high-capacity transit components of the voter-approved Transportation 2050 (T2050) program, […]

Proterra, Optimal Electric Vehicles partner for first North American all-electric low-floor shuttle bus

Optimal Electric Vehicles, LLC (Optimal-EV) and Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced a new partnership to leverage Proterra’s best-in-class battery technology and charging systems for the development of the industry’s first all-electric S1LF low-floor cutaway shuttle bus for the North American market. Optimal-EV’s S1LF will utilize Proterra’s high-performance battery systems, which have […]

NFI announces the combination of New Flyer and MCI

NFI Group Inc., (“NFI” or the “Company”), one of the world’s leading independent bus and motorcoach manufacturers, today announced a company-wide transformational initiative called “NFI Forward” to rationalize its business units and facilities. “While we have been working to streamline our businesses to enhance competitiveness by leveraging scale, expertise, and capability, the drastic and unanticipated […]

RTC Washoe installs onboard mask dispensers

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County in Nevada has completed the installation of mask dispensers on its buses. Now, transit passengers can conveniently use self-service mask dispensers to receive a free mask as they board any RTC bus. The health and safety of the community and RTC’s contracted frontline transit workers and transit […]

MCI celebrates 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, has worked throughout its 87-year history to deliver a better commuting experience to passengers of all ability levels. The latest proof is the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Buy America compliant MCI D45 […]

Las Vegas RTC welcomes riders with increased bus frequency, high-tech COVID-19 safety plans and new online tracking tool

With a large amount of customers using its public transportation system, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is responding by increasing weekday service to a Saturday schedule beginning Monday, July 20, while also pursuing additional ways to protect riders during the pandemic. As well as continuing with its ongoing cleaning and safety measures, […]

FMCSA removes motorcoach DVIR requirements, reduces regulatory costs

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced it has published a final rule to reduce regulatory costs by $74 million per year by removing an information collection burden for commercial buses and other passenger-carrying motorcoaches. This measure will strengthen the industry without adversely impacting safety on the nation’s roadways. […]