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U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces $912.1 million American Rescue Plan Grant Award to the CTA in Illinois

Today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a $912.1 million award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). American Rescue Plan transit funds are intended to help transit agencies around the country maintain service and keep workers on the payroll as communities continue to recover from the COVID-19 […]

Now Hiring Drivers & Diesel Technicians

  ATTENTION BUS OPERATORS! Paid Training — Great Benefits $5000 Hiring Bonus! Starting wage $20.66/HR APPLY NOW!   Walk-ins welcome at 6345 Colorado Blvd, Commerce City Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Come join the best team and work with an industry leader as a Bus Driver for First Transit. First Transit operates buses for the […]

Vicinity Motor Corp. receives approximately $2.6 million to support Calgary Transit fleet electrification efforts

Vicinity Motor Corp., a North American supplier of commercial electric vehicles, today announced the receipt of an initial C$2,570,000 million grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), a foundation created by the Canadian government, for the development of zero-emission transit busses. SDTC helps Canadian entrepreneurs accelerate the development and deployment of globally competitive clean technology […]

Complete Coach Works’ Oregon procurement contract equips Yamhill County Transit’s fleet with its latest fully reconditioned bus

  Complete Coach Works (CCW), the nation’s leading bus remanufacturer, has partnered with local governments in Oregon and Washington to enhance their transit operations. Utilizing Oregon and Washington’s statewide contracts, transit agencies are able to add safe and affordable, remanufactured buses to their fleet. Yamhill County Transit (YCT) was the first agency to purchase a […]

Prevost debuts new customer focused website

  Prevost is announcing the relaunch of its website, prevostcar.com. The redesigned website incorporates new imagery with streamlined menus to create an outstanding user experience. It explains how Prevost creates The Ultimate ExperienceTM for customers by outlining the Ultimate Ride, Ultimate Pride and Ultimate Peace of Mind. The site features in-depth information on all models […]

NFI receives new order from NJ TRANSIT for eight zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ buses

  NFI Group Inc. (NFI), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) has received a firm order from the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) for eight zero-emission, next generation Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ forty-foot heavy-duty transit […]

Bird and WeGo Public Transit form Nashville’s first private-public partnership focused on expanding access to e-scooters

  Bird Global, Inc., a leader in environmentally friendly electric transportation and WeGo Public Transit, Nashville’s public transit agency, today announced a pilot program in which the two entities will team up to bridge first- and last-mile transit gaps with Bird’s eco-friendly micro-electric scooters. Transit gaps in communities represent barriers to public transit access for […]

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces $513.6 million American Rescue Plan Grant Award to Metra in Illinois

Today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a $513.6 million award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (Metra). American Rescue Plan transit funds are intended to help transit agencies around the country maintain service and keep workers on the payroll as communities continue to recover […]

NJ Transit employee from Langhorne receives award

A NJ TRANSIT employee whose work was critical in the successful installation and certification of the new Positive Train Control (PTC) system for trains has been recognized by a leading railroad publication as a rising star.  Jonathan Kirby, the Chief Road Foreman for NJ TRANSIT’s PTC system, has been named to Railway Age’s “Fast Trackers” […]

Bill Luke, founder of BUSRide and industry icon, passes at age 97

BUSRide is saddened at the passing of Bill Luke, who founded this publication in 1965. Bill passed away January 23 at age 97 in Spokane, Washington. In addition to his roles as BUSRide founder and bus historian, Bill was an acclaimed author of multiple books on the bus and motorcoach industry. Please watch this space, […]