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BayNets sliding net systems add an enhanced level of safety to any vehicle service facility by protecting personnel from injury caused by accidental tripping, slipping or walking into an open pit. The BayNets safety system was developed to fill the need for fall protection and not as a replacement to safety training – the first […]

Fall Protection Systems

The Fall Protection Systems Safety Gate is a fall protection solution for the mass transit industry where workers inside buses or railcars need protection from falling outside the car. Unguarded edges over 4 feet are an OSHA violation and safety concern.  These gates are lightweight, portable and easy to install in minutes to protect workers.  […]

CCW has begun deliveries of buses to Foothill Transit for rehab and repaint project

Complete Coach Works (CCW) has begun bus deliveries of rehabilitated articulated buses to Foothill Transit in Los Angeles County. The contract, which includes repowering and repainting 30 artic buses, is expected to be completed this winter. “The 60-foot-long buses are being repowered with cleaner burning engines that will be fuel efficient and require less maintenance,” […]

Davey Coach becomes official Ameritrans parts supplier under new agreement with ABC Companies

Davey Coach, the leading North American mid-size bus and shuttle dealer, has signed an agreement with ABC Companies to become the official Ameritrans Parts Supplier in North America. Under the terms of the agreement, Davey Coach has acquired all existing Ameritrans parts inventory from ABC and has procured supplier relationships that support the Ameritrans parts […]

DDS Wireless International names Scott Hardy as new president of StrataGen Systems division

DDS Wireless International Inc. is pleased to announce the arrival of Scott Hardy who joined the company as President of its StrataGen Systems division in April 2016. Hardy brings more than 30 years of information technology, business strategy, leadership, and executive management experience to the company.  Over the span of his career, he has worked […]

Indian Trails veterans honored for safely going the distance

Presented by Prevost, the BUSRide Safe Driver Hall of Fame recognizes three more million-mile veteran drivers for Indian Trails, Inc., Owosso, MI. This family-owned motorcoach operator has honored its million-mile safe drivers for 27 years. All have gone the distance without an avoidable accident. Ernest Nieman drove coaches part time for 10 years while running […]

Demystify the cloud and make it work for you

By Mark Anderson What do transit operators need to know about the cloud that they don’t already know? While many people use the cloud, not everyone understands its tremendous benefit to company operations. It takes some demystifying and a few illuminating Ah-ha moments to realize the cloud is a much better solution, and using it […]

The Rapid comes full circle with Avail Technologies

By Richard Tackett The Rapid operates fixed route, demand-response and car and vanpooling programs among other services in the Grand Rapids, MI, area. Although the relationship between the agency and Avail Technologies isn’t young, it’s managing to yield its most incredible results yet. Initial contact Avail Technologies, State College, PA, began work with The Rapid […]

Open architecture and system integration

Open architecture and system integration Avail Technologies, State College, PA, is an intelligent transportation systems (ITS) solutions provider for transit operators in the United States, specializing in CAD/AVL solutions for fixed route and paratransit. In an interview with BUSRide, Rick Spangler, chief technology officer at Avail Technologies, answers a few critical questions about open architecture […]

Mercedes-Benz launches autonomous city bus

Mercedes-Benz launches autonomous city bus Friends who work in Daimler Buses sometimes express regret that their company does not appear to be keeping pace with European competitors on the development of transit buses with alternative fuels and driveline technology. I can understand their concerns, but the company has forged ahead with very strong sales of […]