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Vericom sets the standard for brake-system testing

Vericom sets the standard for brake-system testing By Richard Tackett with reporting by David Hubbard Vericom LLC has been providing precise, easy-to-use engineering test systems for 35 years.  In 1984, Roger McCumber, along with fellow ‘hot rod’ and drag-racing enthusiasts, wanted to create a device to test the speeds of performance cars and motorcycles. That […]

Are you considering the heat pump option for your all-electric HVAC?

What you need to know By Steve D. Johnson You can safely say that the heat pump conversation is “heating up” in the North America.  There is high interest and the queries come up in any conversation regarding climate control for battery buses. Why?  Because it makes sense for the zero-emission battery bus when heat […]

Video ensures patient safety and service philosophy compliance

Video ensures patient safety and service philosophy compliance Leon Medical Centers is a privately-owned healthcare organization with seven state-of-the-art facilities serving more than 46,000 elderly and Medicare patients in Miami and neighboring communities in Dade County, Florida. Established in 1996 by Benjamin Leon Jr., Leon Medical Centers is one of the largest and most prestigious […]

Arrow Stage Lines commits to excellence in its operations and fleet

Arrow Stage Lines commits to excellence in its operations and fleet As a fourth-generation family-owned motorcoach company, Arrow Stage Lines has maintained a history of excellence and a loyal customer base. Based in Nebraska with additional locations in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada, Arrow was founded in 1928 by Carl Busskohl to delivery […]

JAUNT commuters CONNECT with low-floor buses by ARBOC

JAUNT commuters CONNECT with low-floor buses by ARBOC Since 1975, JAUNT has provided public transit services to the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the surrounding counties of Louisa, Buckingham, Nelson, Fluvanna and Albemarle. Today its fleet of 85 vehicles primarily provides demand-response service, as well as connector, circulator and express fixed-routes in certain locations. In […]

Converting to Non-Diesel Propulsion: The Benefits of Alternative Fuels

Converting to Non-Diesel Propulsion: The Benefits of Alternative Fuels BUSRide conducted a panel discussion with some of the nation’s leading providers of non-diesel propulsion; discussing implementation plans, infrastructure and safety concerns; and funding for alternative propulsion: Brian Nelson, Engineering Manager, ABC Companies Nicolas Pocard, Director of Marketing, Ballard Power Systems Brad Carson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Complete Coach Works Angus […]

OFFICIAL BUSRide Field Test

MCAT brings next-generation ITS to Florida coast Partnering with Avail Technologies, Manatee County aims to compete technologically with the nation’s largest urban agencies The team at Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT), serving a total ridership of more than 2 million along Florida’s West Coast, prides itself on providing its passengers the same high-level of technology and […]

FOR SALE: THREE (3) D40LF NEW FLYER BUSES

    FOR SALE THREE (3) D40LF NEW FLYER BUSES Model Year: 2004 Engine: Cummins ISL 05 280hp, Pegasus, Diesel, T-Drive Transmission: Voith D864, 4-speed w/Retarder Seating: 35 passenger w/two wheelchair positions Thermo King A/C Personal Viewing Appointments: July 29 – August 2nd, 2019 Bids Due: August 7th, 2019, 12:00 p.m. CST Bid Opening: August 8th, […]

Proterra And Michelin Collaborate to Develop New Low Rolling Resistance Tire Optimized for Battery-Electric Buses

Purpose-built tire will enable superior electric bus performance, range and energy efficiency Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced a collaboration with Michelin to develop the MICHELIN® X® InCity Energy Z tire, a new low rolling resistance tire designed and optimized for battery-electric buses in urban environments. The X InCity Energy Z tires […]

Cubic Debuts New Driver Control Unit at CTAA EXPO 2019

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division debuted its NextBus Driver Control Unit (DCU), part of its NextBus Suite, a next-generation platform for multimodal transit authorities and operators at the Community Transportation Association of America’s (CTAA) 33rd Annual EXPO. Held in Palm Springs, California from May 19–23, CTAA’s EXPO is the premier networking event for community and public […]