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DOT Announces More Than $423 Million in Funding Availability for Buses Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $423.3 million in Fiscal Year 2019 competitive grant funding for transit bus projects. The Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program is authorized to improve the condition of bus infrastructure by funding the replacement and rehabilitation of buses […]

New Flyer announces Robotic Research partnership

New Flyer of America Inc. a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced an exclusive partnership with Robotic Research, LLC to advance autonomous bus technology through developing and deploying advanced driver- assistance systems (ADAS) in heavy-duty transit bus applications. New Flyer, one of North America’s industry leaders in zero-emission electric bus deployments, invested over two […]

New Flyer announces Robotic Research partnership to revolutionize public transit using autonomous bus technology

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, today announced an exclusive partnership with Robotic Research, LLC (“Robotic Research”) to advance autonomous bus technology through developing and deploying advanced driver-assistance systems (“ADAS”) in heavy-duty transit bus applications. New Flyer, North America’s industry […]

FMCSA Seeks Public Comment on Pilot Program to Allow Drivers Ages 18-20 to Operate Commercial Motor Vehicles in Interstate Commerce

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced that it is seeking public comment on a potential pilot program that would allow drivers ages 18-20 to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. “Commercial trucks and buses are essential to a thriving national economy, and the Department wants […]

Cubic Awarded $68.2 Million Extension Contract to Modernize Los Angeles Metro’s Transit Fare Payment System

Cubic Transportation System to continue maintenance and technical support for Metro’s TAP regional fare payment system Cubic Corporation recently announced that its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division was awarded and has executed a 5-year, $68.2 million extension contract award by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to provide field maintenance and technical […]

City of Calgary Selects Stertil-Koni Lifts and Westvac Industrial Ltd. for New Maintenance Facility

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni recently announced that the City of Calgary, located in the province of Alberta, Canada, has selected the company’s award-winning vehicle lifting systems for its new Stoney Transit Facility bus storage and maintenance structure. At 476,841 square feet, the building is said to be the largest indoor compressed […]

MCI, Coach USA stand behind FMCSA’s new road safety campaign

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) and longtime operator Coach USA joined in a March 6 meeting at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the nation’s top commercial motor vehicle (CMV) regulator, in support of promoting road safety and safe motorcoach travel nationwide. In attendance were Dominic Manuele, vice president of fleet maintenance and engineering for […]

DOT Announces $5 Million in FY2019 Funding Opportunity for Tribal Transit Projects Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 competitive grant funding to support transit services for Native American tribes and Alaska Native villagers in rural areas. FTA’s Tribal Transit Program is authorized by Congress to support public transportation for Native American tribes to provide access […]

Tri-State Travel adds the MCI J3500 to its all-MCI fleet

Andrew Hillard, president of Galena, Illinois-based Tri-State Travel, had a plan for the new MCI J3500 the moment he test drove the all-new 35-foot model on MCI’s Reliability Rally event last year. “We wanted one of the first models, and we got one.” Hillard said. The all-MCI operator has now put its first J3500 into […]

RATP Dev USA Renews Contract with City of Tucson

RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has renewed its contract with the City of Tucson to continue providing transit management services for the Sun Tran Fixed Route Bus, Sun Van ADA Paratransit, and Sun Link Streetcar systems. RATP Dev USA has been the provider of transit management services for the […]