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New Flyer launches Autonomous Technology Program for buses

New Flyer recently announced the launch of its Autonomous Technology Program. This program includes development and deployment of technology for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Vehicles (AV), with a guiding principle focused on public safety. To ensure safe interaction among transit operators, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists and buses, New Flyer will leverage the internet of […]

New Flyer launches Autonomous Technology Program for buses

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (collectively “New Flyer”), subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, today announced the launch of their Autonomous Technology Program. This program includes development and deployment of technology for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (“ADAS”) and Automated Vehicles (“AV”), with a […]

ARBOC introduces Spirit of Mobility and Spirit of Freedom buses on Ford E450 cutaway chassis

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, a leading low-floor cutaway bus manufacturer, introduced the Spirit of Mobility and Spirit of Freedom buses now available on the desirable Ford E450 cutaway chassis. The fully accessible, low-floor buses provide single 39-inch wide entries with bi-fold ramps.  The ramp offers a gentle slope that is easy to ascend independently, even for […]

RATP Dev USA Renews Contract with Charlotte Area Transit System

RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has renewed its contract with Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) in North Carolina. RATP Dev USA has been the provider of transit management services for CATS since 2003. CATS selected RATP Dev USA to continue the partnership through a national competitive process that awarded […]

Prevost Commercial Customer Training a Hit in Nashville

Hosted by the Prevost Technical Institute (PTI), the highly-popular commercial customer training programs are conducted throughout the year at various Prevost Parts & Service Centers throughout the U.S. and Canada. These sessions have become increasingly valuable for Prevost operators and technicians charged with maintaining the equipment. The sessions span three days and attendees register for […]

Prevost Serves as State of the Industry Sponsor at 2019 LCT Show

Prevost was proud to be the State of the Industry Sponsor for the International Luxury Coach and Transportation Show (LCT) held in March at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The distinctive opportunity permitted Prevost to reaffirm its commitment to the limousine transportation industry. Celebrating its 35th year in 2019, the […]

Autobus Chevrette equips new H3-45 to serve new corporate clients

Autobus Chevrette of La Tuque, Quebec took delivery in April of two 56-passenger 2019 Prevost H3-45 model coaches. M. Raymond Chevrette originally founded the company to provide school transportation services in and around La Tuque. In 1986, Hélène Pitre purchased Autobus Chevrette and while she continued with the school bus routes, her goal was to […]

10th Annual Don Carnahan Grant Open for Applications

Grant provides up to $50,000 in smart fleet technology to help keep students safe Zonar, a leader in smart fleet technology, in partnership with the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT), recently announced the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant is now open for applications. This is the 10th year of the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant, which gives […]

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Awards Contract to Operate New Shuttle Service to MV Transportation

MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, recently announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide airport transportation shuttle services to the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDU) for its new ParkRDU Express product beginning May 1, 2019. Raleigh–Durham International Airport is the main airport serving Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding Research […]

Considering refueling with propane autogas or recharging with electric? Here’s what to know

By Michael Taylor As more shuttle and paratransit fleet owners face pressure to reduce emissions and create a cleaner and safer environment for their communities, many operators have turned to alternative propulsion options like propane autogas and electric to reach sustainability goals. Prior to making the transition to any alternative fuel, there are several important […]