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MBTA & CalACT Choose A-Z Bus Sales for Zero-Emissions Shuttle Contract

CalACT is the largest state transit association in the United States, with over 300 members dedicated to promoting professional excellence, stimulating ideas, and advocating for effective community transportation. “A-Z has been a proud member of CalACT for over 26 years and appreciates the support that they provide to their members,” said Joe Pashman, A-Z Bus […]

Public and private sector leaders call congress to act on COVID relief

COVID RELIEF NOW, a new coalition of nearly 200 major public and private sector groups across the U.S., today called for “No Recess without Relief” imploring Congress to not leave town for the 2020 elections without passing additional COVID economic relief – stating millions of jobs and survival of small businesses as well as vital […]

Metro Transit selects New Flyer with an award of zero-emission buses and charging infrastructure

New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, has delivered two pilot buses to Metro Transit as part of a contract awarded to New Flyer for 14 Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, sixty-foot heavy-duty transit buses (28 equivalent units or “EUs”). To […]

Motorcoach businesses stunned that House Bill ignores the industry

In a statement regarding the House’s HEROES Act 2.0 version released last night, Peter Pantuso, president and CEO of the American Bus Association said: “It is absolutely stunning that the motorcoach industry was again ignored by leaving this industry out of the second Heroes Act attempt when more than 200 representatives have co-sponsored the Coronavirus […]

APTA President and CEO Lauds new COVID-19 Bill

In a press release issued Monday, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association, Paul P. Skoutelas, delivered the following statement. “The newly proposed COVID-19 emergency legislation, The Heroes Act, includes $32 billion of emergency transit funding and is a lifeline for our industry. Without additional emergency funding, many public transit agencies will soon be […]

Icomera acquires GoMedia

Icomera, a subsidiary of ENGIE Solutions, announces that it has completed the acquisition of GoMedia Services Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary Icomera UK. Founded in 2015, GoMedia has quickly become the world’s leading provider of onboard infotainment for public transport. Based in London, UK, GoMedia has developed a range of customer facing digital solutions for […]

New Flyer of America launches its Anniston Workforce Development Program

Landmark commitment builds pathways to employment, enhances diversity and inclusion efforts, and provides opportunities for upskilling as electrification of mobility continues. New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced the launch of its Anniston Workforce Development Program (AWDP), […]

NCTD joins APTA’s “Health and Safety Commitments Program” 

With transit ridership down throughout the San Diego region and across the nation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the North County Transit District (NCTD) has joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” reaffirming their commitment to protecting transit rider health and safety along with more than 100 other public transportation agencies. “Joining APTA’s Health and Safety Commitments Program was […]

Doug Jack: Global bus and coach industry loses an ‘icon’

Doug Jack, the widely respected bus and coach industry consultant, has died aged 78. He passed away peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday, September 2 after a short illness. Doug’s passion for the bus and coach industry began at an early age and remained with him throughout his life. He was a familiar face […]

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