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Rob Mowat Strengthens Fleet Conversion Experience as Transportation Electrified Mobility Practice Lead

As more initiatives and grants encourage a zero-emissions transportation future, demand for electric cars, buses and trucks increases exponentially. To help transportation clients with their conversion efforts, Rob Mowat has joined HDR as the transportation electrified mobility practice lead. In this role, he will help HDR’s clients develop plans and integrate electric and other zero […]

Orange County unveils 10 Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ buses with debut of America’s Largest Hydrogen Fueling Station

New Flyer of America Inc. recently celebrated Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) unveiling of 10 new zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ heavy-duty transit buses in Santa Ana, California. The order was previously announced in April 2018, at that time becoming America’s largest procurement and deployment of fuel cell-electric buses. The buses, which are […]

King County Metro to purchase up to 120 Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. recently announced that King County Metro (Metro) has agreed to purchase 40 60-foot zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer, with plans to order an additional 80 battery-electric buses in the coming year. Upon execution of the purchase agreement with Metro, the order will be added to […]

MCI Service Center technician Andrew Craig Brown wins a Grammy

Making sweet music on the opera stage and with the best service team in the motorcoach industry, Andrew Craig Brown, an MCI coach technician at the Des Plaines MCI Service Center since 2019, received his first Grammy Award on Sunday, January 26. A bass-baritone who earned a Master’s degree in music from Yale University in […]

Intercity Bus Line Turning to Technology amid Heightened Competition: New DePaul Study

Intercity bus lines and booking platforms are rolling out the innovations to improve first- and last-mile travel options and provide more conveniences. Free taxi connections, new ridesharing partnerships, and better web-based search tools are giving the sector a more high-tech image. Tech-oriented enhancements and a bevy of new routes across the country are focal points […]

CTS and Miami DTPW launch loyalty rewards platform for transit riders 

Cubic Corporation announced today that its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division launched Cubic Interactive — a loyalty rewards platform that enables transit agencies and authorities to incentivize travel on public transportation. The Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) recently launched an all-new mobile app, GO Miami-Dade Transit, which encompasses features, such as tracking, trip planning, mobile […]

INIT Announces Mobility Assistance App for Visual, Hearing and Mobility Impaired Riders

INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc., a leading provider of ITS solutions for public transit, announced an innovative app offering personalized ride hailing assistance and journey guidance for riders with visual, hearing and mobility impairments. The ASSISTIVEtravel app aids impaired riders at all stages of their bus trip. Before arriving at the bus stop, the rider […]

DOT Announces $26.9 Million for River Corridor BRT Project in Albany

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a $26.9 million grant to the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for the River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The project will provide faster, more direct, and more reliable transit service connecting major activity centers and increasing ridership along the River Corridor. “This $26.9 million federal […]

BYD Rolls Out Zero-Emission Buses for Toronto Transit Commission

Build Your Dreams (BYD) announced the delivery of its first two zero-emission, battery-electric buses to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), the largest transit operator in Canada and the third largest transit operator in North America. The bus is part of a total order by the TTC for 10 BYD 40-foot K9M buses, all of which […]

Green Technologies Increasingly Used in Heavy-Duty Maintenance Facilities and Vehicle Servicing

As heavy-duty over-the-road vehicles increasingly go green — featuring hybrid, electric, CNG and hydrogen engines — a new industry overview has found that facilities maintaining these large vehicles are also turning to the latest eco-friendly equipment to keep pace. The findings, released by heavy-duty hydraulic bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni, illustrate how modern […]