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5 wins for motor carriers and drivers: beyond compliance with ELD

By Todd Ewing Motor carriers and drivers alike have compliance on the mind with the deadline for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ELD mandate drawing closer. Many questions around the topic linger, but one of the most common questions has been “What’s in it for me?” But other than compliance and avoiding any […]

How technology is transforming the usability of accessible transportation

By Angelo D’Urso Driven by legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) in the U.S. and other anti-discrimination laws in the European Union, most vehicles used in public transportation in advanced nations are equipped with at least one form of accessible entry to ensure  mobility rights of all passengers. The automotive […]

Answering the FAQs of ELD

By James McCarthy The ELD mandate effective date is rapidly approaching, so I’d like to answer some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve heard in relation to the mandate. How can I figure out if the ELD mandate applies to my bus fleet? If your drivers are currently using paper logs to maintain hours-of-service […]

The critical role maintenance plays in your overall success

  Many types of bus and motorcoach claims, including – but not limited to – bus fires, are often preventable. And while company management reflexively looks to the vehicle’s driver as the major responsible party in most accidents, the scope of any comprehensive internal investigation regarding claim causation needs to include the maintenance department. With […]

Getting your house in order for financing

Customers frequently ask me about the information they need to provide in order to get approved for an equipment loan or lease. What does a bank really look for when reviewing a transaction? For smaller transactions, many banks have a process where you can submit just an application if the requested amount falls under a […]

BUSRide Financial Roundtable: Part II

Guest panel encourages financial and accounting best practices as the only way to play ahead of the curve By David Hubbard In February, BUSRide convened with a select group of financial leaders in the bus and motorcoach industry during the UMA Motorcoach EXPO in Los Angeles, CA, for a roundtable discussion on the issues, trends […]

BUSRide Financial Roundtable: Part I

Guest panel explores the factors that influence financing.

And the survey says…

Accenture determines transit passengers worldwide are willing to pay more for an improved experience.

Predicting the future of payment methods

With the emergence of every new payment technology, there’s a chorus declaring that it will revolutionize payment for products and services.

YCAT comes of age

By John Andoh
Transit Director
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Yuma, AZ