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FirstGroup enters agreement to sell First Student and First Transit

Today, FirstGroup announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of First Student and First Transit to EQT Infrastructure. The proposed sale brings together North America’s market leaders in school and public transportation with one of the world’s largest infrastructure investors. First Student and First Transit operations will continue as usual and uninterrupted […]

Valeo’s protective shield against Covid-19 named as top innovation by the VDA

The Valeo UV Purifier, a system that uses UV rays to purify the air in buses and coaches, has been named as the year’s top innovation by the VDA*. The award was announced yesterday, on World Creativity and Innovation Day 2021. This Valeo technology is currently the world’s most powerful air sterilization system for bus […]

Center for Urban Transportation Research ITS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) / Advanced Public Transportation Procurement Services (APTS) Program Request for Proposals for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)/Technology Solutions for Public Transit Notice is hereby given that the University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, representing the Florida Department of Transportation, will receive sealed proposals for advanced technology systems to […]

Cincinnati Metro celebrates Earth Day

  Cincinnati Metro invites the region to “go green” this Earth Day by choosing public transportation, which offers an easy and immediate way for each of us to reduce our energy use and carbon footprints. One person switching his or her commute from a private vehicle to public transit can reduce daily carbon emissions by […]

Valeo receives the International busplaner Sustainability Award 2021

  Valeo has today (April 15, 2021) received the International busplaner Sustainability Award 2021* for its UV Purifier for buses and coaches. The technology, which is the most powerful in the world, clears the air of more than 95% of its microbes, viruses and bacteria while the vehicle is on the move with passengers on […]

Prevost to debut Cloud One, new proprietary seat line at UMA EXPO

  Prevost announced today it will unveil to the public for the first time its brand-new proprietary Cloud One seat line during the United Motorcoach Association EXPO April 21-24 in Orlando. The Cloud One series design focuses on comfort and ergonomics giving passengers an upgraded ride combined with uncompromised safety. “Prevost is extremely proud to […]

Houston METRO taps INIT for contactless fare system

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) in Houston, Texas – one of the largest mass transit service providers in the United States – has chosen INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc. to implement a contactless, account-based fare system to replace their current proprietary, closed-loop system. The next generation Fare Collection System (FCS) implementation will […]

Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority, Masabi and Transit app expand account-based ticketing

  Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments as-a-Service to public transit, the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and the Transit app today announced that riders on their network are now able to purchase reusable smartcards giving them the ability to simply tap and ride without needing to buy a ticket or select a fare before traveling. […]

Dallas Area Rapid Transit celebrates opening of Hidden Ridge Station in Irving

  On April 9, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) celebrated the opening of the Hidden Ridge Station at Carpenter Ranch in Irving, the 65th station in the DART network. Developed in partnership with the City of Irving and Verizon Communications, the new station is located on the Orange Line between North Lake College and Irving […]

Lightning eMotors partners with Soderholm Bus & Mobility to sell electric commercial vehicles in Hawaii

  Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of specialty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, has signed a new exclusive partnership with Soderholm Bus & Mobility in Hawaii to provide Lightning eMotors’ zero-emission powertrains for their commercial van and bus customers. Soderholm Bus & Mobility, headquartered on Oahu, is the No. 1 bus distributor in the Pacific […]