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Q’STRAINT Acquires Adapt Solutions

Q’STRAINT has announced the acquisition of Adapt Solutions, an industry leader in mobility equipment, specialized in vehicle accessibility. The benefit of this acquisition will result in both companies expanding their reach to provide safety, comfort, and accessibility to those with limited mobility. “Adapt Solutions’ corporate culture mirrors our own — making safety accessible,” Patrick Girardin, […]

David Schulze Named DART Chief of Staff

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has announced the appointment of David Schulze as the new chief of staff. Chosen after a competitive internal recruitment, Schulze becomes DART’s first executive level chief of staff, serving as senior advisor to the president/executive director. He will lead a variety of strategic, tactical, and operational activities in the new […]

Jean-Phillipe Nadeau Joins MCI as Vice President of Regional Sales in Eastern Canada

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced Jean-Phillipe “JP” Nadeau has joined MCI as vice president of regional sales in Eastern Canada effective June 3. Nadeau will be responsible for new coach sales as well as the sale of pre-owned coaches to private and public operators in Quebec and […]

HART to Install Driver Safety Barrier on all Buses and HARTFlex Vans

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) with the support of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1593 is installing driver safety barriers on all HART buses and HARTFlex vans. “HART has been working with the ATU over the past few weeks to enhance the safety of the driver compartment and implement a solution that works […]

Transdev North America remanufactures 20 buses with Midwest Bus

Transdev – the largest private provider of multiple modes of transportation in North America – has upgraded part of a shuttle bus fleet in Florida with the help of Midwest Bus Corporation. Transdev needed support in remanufacturing 20, 40-foot, low-floor Gillig buses to provide shuttle services outside Orlando. Transdev selected Midwest in late 2018 to […]

Durham, NC repowers buses with Midwest Bus

GoDurham is currently repowering more than two dozen of its Gillig buses with Midwest Bus Corporation. Midwest is working on 25 Gillig 40-foot, low-floor hybrid buses. The work includes replacing engines and transmissions, and installing new EMP cooling systems. Midwest Bus expects to complete the project by June 2020. Formerly the Durham Area Transit Authority, […]

Rotary Launches New “Find My Lift” Tool and Unveils New Website

For nearly 95 years, Rotary Lift has designed, engineered and manufactured some of the world’s most trusted vehicle lifts. Now, they are making it easier than ever for customers to find the best lift to meet their specific needs. Rotary has launched a new website and a new “Find My Lift” tool. The tool allows […]

Toronto Transit Commission Rolls Out First New All-Electric Bus

In a continued effort to modernize service, innovate for the long term and improve the lives of Torontonians, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is welcoming new vehicles to the bus family. These electric vehicles operate on truly green propulsion technology with zero tailpipe emissions. They are just one of the ways the TTC and City of Toronto […]

Maryland’s BWI Airport orders 20 additional New Flyer Xcelsior buses

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 40-foot and five 60-foot Xcelsior® clean diesel heavy-duty transit buses (25 equivalent units or EU) under the State of Washington, Department of Enterprise Services contract. The buses, which will be […]

Cubic Adds New Fare Payment App to LA County’s TAP Point of Sale Operating System

Cubic Transportation Systems’ mobile solution enables over 450 TAP retail vendors to sell fare for 25 partner transit agencies, including LA Metro. Cubic Corporation today announced its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division will upgrade the existing TAP retail network point of sale device with its Cubic Mobile for Merchants Android app. Cubic Mobile for Merchants is an […]