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Susan Gettum named TARTA Chief of Staff

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) is excited to announce that Susan Gettum has been promoted to Chief of Staff. In her new role, she will work closely with the TARTA management team in critical areas of project management; monitoring and reporting on implementation of the Authority’s strategic plan; employee engagement; and supporting the […]

Cincinnati Metro celebrates more than 100 operators, mechanics for safety excellence at Annual Awards Luncheon

  Metro employees came together Tuesday afternoon to recognize 110 operators and maintenance employees who achieved performance and safety milestones in 2021, at the transit agency’s 49th Annual Safety Awards luncheon. Among those recognized were two operators who were inducted into the prestigious, national “Two-Million-Mile Club.” “When you think about all the exciting work we’ve […]

Hele-On awarded $270,000 for Pāhoa Transit Hub planning

Hele-on, in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT), received $270,000 from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Areas of Persistent Poverty (AoPP) program late last month. As a result, the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation will receive funding to plan for a transit hub in downtown Pāhoa […]

RATP Dev USA selected to manage Greensboro Bus System

RATP Dev USA, the  North American subsidiary of the global transportation provider, began service today for the contract to manage and operate the Greensboro Transit Agency in North Carolina. The Greensboro City Council selected RATP Dev USA through a competitive process that awarded the contract on the basis of the best value. Contract services will […]

LAUSD selects Zum to make student transportation greener, safer and more equitable

  The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has awarded a transportation contract valued at over $400 million to Zūm, the leader in modern student transportation. The decision, approved by the LAUSD board of directors, signals the district’s commitment to replacing an archaic, legacy transportation system with a cleaner, safer and more equitable solution for the students and families of Los […]

New Orleans RTA reaches four-year agreement with ATU Local 1560

  Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the ratification of the four-year labor agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1560.  During today’s RTA Board of Commissioners Meeting, the commissioners unanimously voted to ratify the resolution that granted the RTA’s Chief Executive Officer, Alex Z. Wiggins, the authority to sign the new labor agreement which includes a pay and benefits […]

Nadia Nesich wins “Best of Show” at 2022 DART Student Art Contest

  Nadia Nesich, a 7th grade student at Pegasus School of Liberal Arts & Sciences in Dallas, is this year’s Best of Show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) annual Student Art Contest. Nadia’s artwork, based on this year’s theme “DART’s New Bus Network: Simpler. Better. Faster. Easier!”, asked young artists where they would […]

New Orleans RTA announces newest board commissioner

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the newest member of the Board of Commissioners, Maria DeFrancesch during the RTA’s June 28, 2022, board meeting. Commissioner DeFrancesch will serve as a member of the Operations Committee. Commissioner DeFrancesch joins Commissioners, Timothy P. Coulon and Joseph J. Ewell, Jr., representing the residents of Jefferson Parish. Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng appointed Maria DeFrancesch to […]

ABC Companies Zero Emissions Tour in full swing throughout North America

ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport vehicles in the USA and Canada, is conducting a North American demo tour of its industry leading 100% battery electric Van Hool motorcoach models along with several zero emission cutaway shuttle vehicles. These electric vehicles showcase the potential for transporting 12 to 69 […]

ABC Companies growth in cutaway shuttle, van and transit vehicle markets includes addition of George Altevogt

ABC Companies has continued growth into new markets providing both private and public customers a greater range of vehicle options, while leveraging its strength in after sales support and customer up-time. The entry into vans, cutaway shuttles and low floor transit vehicle sales was led by Roman Cornell, President and Chief Commercial Officer at ABC […]