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New Flyer and AROW Global’s New Mobility Bursary now open for applications

NFI Group Inc., a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that the New Mobility Bursary, created by subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. in partnership with supplier AROW Global Corp, is now open for applications. The $10,000 New Mobility Bursary, awarded through NFI’s Vehicle Innovation […]

GILLIG and RR.AI to partner on next generation automated vehicle technology

  GILLIG LLC, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses, and RR.AI, a global leader in autonomous mobility solutions, announced today that they have entered into a development agreement for next-generation advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for GILLIG transit buses in North America. This partnership will combine […]

Vicinity Motor Corp. receives $3.5 million order for eight Vicinity™ Classic buses to First Transit

Vicinity Motor Corp., a North American supplier of commercial electric vehicles, today announced the receipt of a new CAD $3.5 million purchase order from North American Private Transit Operator First Transit for eight Vicinity™ Classic buses. Per the terms of the supply agreement, First Transit has ordered eight of the Company’s 35-foot Clean-Diesel Vicinity™ Classic […]

Carrillo and Walsh join LTD

Lane Transit District (LTD) has named Alejandro Carrillo, MBA, as the district’s human resources director, and Patrick Walsh, MA, as its marketing and communications director. Carrillo brings nearly 20 years of human resources experience aligning business and people through the creation and implementation of HR programs and practices that improve individual and organizational performance. Previously, […]

Dan Leyendecker elected as CCRTA Board of Directors Chair

Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority’s (CCRTA) Board of Directors elected Dan Leyendecker as Board Chair. The election took place at the CCRTA Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, January 5th. Appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court, Dan Leyendecker is currently in his third term as a member of the CCRTA Board of Directors. He […]

DOT, Dept. Of Education announce temporary waiver to help increase the number of school bus drivers nationwide

To help states and municipalities that are experiencing a shortage of school bus drivers recruit new hires, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in coordination with the Department of Education, today announced it would give states the option of waiving the portion of the commercial driver’s license (CDL) skills test that requires school bus […]

ATRO welcomes Doug Amaya to the sales team

ATRO Engineered Systems would like to announce the hiring of Doug Amaya as Area Sales Manager. Amaya’s territory will include the states of California and Nevada. Doug comes to ATRO with 15 years of sales experience, including 5 years as a territory Sales Manager selling Heavy-Duty aftermarket parts. His problem-solving and interpersonal skills will fit […]

The COMET Board of Directors elects new Chair, Vice Chair

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) today announced the election of new officers to its Board of Directors. Allison Terracio was elected as the Board’s Chairwoman. Terracio previously served as Vice Chair and assumed interim governing duties of the Board when former chairman, Derrick Huggins was appointed Interim CEO of The COMET. She […]

Hoagland, Morrison reelected to posts on TARTA Board

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority’s (TARTA) Board of Trustees has unanimously reelected president Kelsie Hoagland and Vice President Mary Morrison to their leadership posts. “It’s an honor to be a small part of this wonderful group of people changing the face of public transportation in northwest Ohio,” Hoagland said. “TARTA’s leadership and employees have […]

John Andoh hired as Hele-On’s newest administrator

John Andoh has been hired by Mayor Mitch Roth to be the Mass Transit Administrator of the County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency.   He has been serving in the position on Temporary Assignment for the past few months. His start date is January 3, 2022. “John brings a wealth of transportation experience from a variety […]