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BAE Systems to provide electric drive systems for first fleet of hydrogen fuel cell buses in Rochester, New York

  BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, will supply its next-generation electric power and propulsion systems for three hydrogen fuel cell buses in Rochester, New York, allowing them to run free of emissions. The company will provide its Gen3 electric drive system for ElDorado National (California)’s Axess® EVO-FC™ hydrogen fuel cell bus. This […]

Trans-Bridge Lines to begin reservations April 3

  Trans-Bridge Lines, the Lehigh Valley’s premier motorcoach company, has announced that it will offer a reservation experience beginning Monday, April 3, on its Doylestown/Flemington routes. All trips will offer passengers confirmed bus runs for the travel date and time booked. “We are excited to take this next step forward for our passengers and our […]

Hele-On has extended the free fare pilot through December 2025

The County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency has extended its free fare program upon County Council consent through December 31, 2025.  The free fares continue to be funded through an American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant which will cover the lost fares in 2023, 2024 and 2025.  The agency cites a 40 percent uptick in ridership […]

DART and Toyota partner with Circuit to connect West Dallas residents

  Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Toyota have partnered with Circuit to support a free ride-share transportation service that provides West Dallas residents with an easy way to get to grocery stores, doctor visits, and other services throughout West Dallas, as well as access to the larger DART network. Founded in 2011, Circuit currently […]

ZeroEyes and United Safety & Survivability Corporation join forces to protect public transit from gun-related violence

  ZeroEyes, creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced a strategic partnership with the United Safety & Survivability Corporation (United Safety) to increase safety and decrease gun-related violence on public transit. United Safety will resell ZeroEyes’ proactive artificial intelligence […]

RTA’s Bus Rapid Transit East-West Bank Corridor project resolution approved by New Orleans City Council

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the approval of the resolution by the New Orleans City Council regarding RTA’s Bus Rapid Transit East-West Bank Corridor project from the New Orleans City Council. Bus Rapid Transit is a high-capacity and high-quality rapid transit system that uses buses to offer a service that operates […]

DART’s first long range electric bus begins revenue service

  Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) first long range electric bus began regular revenue service on DART Bus Route 20. With a range of almost 300 miles, the 40’ Proterra ZX5 Max offers: Six lithium-ion battery packs (four mounted under the bus, two mounted on the roof). Each battery pack stores 112.5 kWh of charge […]

Utah Transit Authority launches mobile ticketing solution with Transit and Masabi

  The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has announced the launch of a new digital fare payment system with Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service (FPaaS) to public transit, and Transit, the all-in-one app for trip planning, real-time tracking, multimodal connections, and fare payment used by millions of transit riders across North America and the official […]

Hele-On partners with the Salvation Army to keep youth safe

The County of Hawaiʻi Mass Transit Agency (MTA), in partnership with National Safe Place Network (NSPN), is expanding the Safe Place to include The Salvation Army Family Intervention Services, increasing the number of Safe Place sites for youth in crisis on Hawaiʻi Island. As a newly designated Safe Place, Salvation Army Family Intervention Services will […]

RTA names Lona Edwards Hankins as permanent CEO

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the appointment of Lona Edwards Hankins as its permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The announcement comes after the Board of Commissioners voted in support of the resolution to appoint the agency’s permanent CEO at today’s board meeting.  Mrs. Edwards Hankins has served as interim CEO since […]