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Transportation community mourns passing of Paul Leger, chairman of Bus History Association

PAUL ALDERIC LEGER : 23 April 1929 to 20 May 2019 Paul Leger, Chairman of The Bus History Association passed away on 20 May 2019.  He had recently celebrated his 90th birthday. Paul was a man of integrity and of deep faith who loved his family and cherished his many friends and exceptional neighbours. Paul […]

World Resource Center Publishes A Guiding Report on Implementing Electric Bus Systems

The World Resource Institute (WRI) Ross Center recently published a report about how to adopt electric bus systems in cities worldwide. According to WRI, the report utilizes in-depth case studies, clear steps, and illustrative adoption paths to provide not only a compelling vision of the future, but also a clear pathway to harnessing the air […]

Arrow Stage Lines Takes Delivery of New MCI J3500 Coaches

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has delivered three new 2019 J3500 coaches to Omaha-based Arrow Stage Lines, one of the leading charter and tour operators in the United States. Arrow Stage Lines was among the first to place an order for the 35-foot model, paired with the bestselling J4500 […]

New ‘Short’ Van Hool Ex11 Already on the Road

Van Hool, independent manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, surprises the coach industry with a new variant of the EX-series. The new EX11 is with 10.70 metre the shortest one in the EX family. The first one is already delivered to one of Van Hools oldest customers, Marcel Cars from the Belgium town Dessel, […]

Stertil-Koni Operations Manager Paul Marks Retires After 21 Years of Exceptional Service

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni USA, recently announced that Paul Marks, the company’s operations manager, has retired after 21 years of outstanding performance. Marks is succeeded by Doug Frakes, who joined Stertil-Koni following 10 years of top experience with FedEx Ground. During Marks’s tenure at Stertil-Koni, he played a significant role in helping the company […]

Detroit revitalizes public transit service using new buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, recently announced that the city of Detroit and Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) have awarded New Flyer with a new order for 25 forty-foot and five sixty-foot clean diesel Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses (35 equivalent […]

Nayax To Provide Open Payment Solutions for Public Transportation

Global fintech company introduces new cashless payment product line for account-based ticketing Nayax, a leading fintech global company providing payment solutions and services to unattended retail and self-service businesses, is bringing its expertise to the public transportation sector. This exciting move leverages Nayax’s extensive experience in global cashless payments and provides an innovative solution to […]

Transdev Awarded Contract Renewal for Foothill Transit Stores and Contract Extension for Bus Operations

The Foothill Transit Executive Board unanimously voted to renew its contract with Transdev for Transit Store Operations and Bus Stop Maintenance Services for four more years with additional option years. This project was competitively bid. The Executive Board also unanimously voted to exercise its option to extend Transdev’s contract for four additional years to continue […]

TEMSA sold to Swiss firm

The share transfer of TEMSA, a leading global bus and coach manufacturer, has been finalized. TEMSA, which quickly captured nearly 10 percent share in the motorcoach industry in US market, will continue on its path while raising its export targets. With the share transfer agreement formally finalized between Sabancı Holding and Swiss-based True Value Capital […]

King County Signs Five-Year Access Contract with MV Transportation

In a move that will improve service performance and accountability for paratransit riders, King County Metro has signed a contract with MV Transportation to provide Access services to customers for the next five years. The contract incorporates feedback from customers, caregivers, stakeholders & community organizations to ensure that Access has a stronger focus on performance, […]