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DATTCO— New England’s Famous Red Bus, PLUS!

DATTCO— New England’s Famous Red Bus, PLUS! DATTCO, a transportation staple in the New England region may be best known for their iconic red buses, but the family-owned company, which dates back to the 1920s, operates divergent business lines in the motorcoach, school bus and sales and service businesses. Now owned and operated by second […]

ABC Celebrates 40 Years at Winter Garden, Florida, location

Originally opened as a small service facility on the edge of an orange grove, 2016 will mark the ABC Florida location’s 40th year in operation. Started as a hobby during his “first retirement” by founder Clancy Cornell, the original five-acre facility in Winter Garden, Florida, fortuitously became the incubator for the company’s now nationwide repair […]

The move from telematics to mobile apps

The move from telematics to mobile apps BUSRide recently spoke with the principals of GreenRoad, Austin, TX, the providers of a driver and fleet performance management solution aimed at helping organizations improve productivity through real-time actionable data and insights. In this Q&A, we discuss how traditional telematics solutions can be replaced or reinforced with mobile […]

Jefferson Lines RFP: Retrofit Work on Over-The-Road Diesel-Powered Buses

NOTICE JEFFERSON LINES  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR RETROFIT WORK ON OVER THE ROAD DIESEL POWERED BUSES Proposal No. 2016 – 424346   Jefferson Partners L. P. (dba) Jefferson Lines with administrative offices located at 2100 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, is requesting proposals for retrofit/refurbishment of three(3) over the road bus as identified […]

QUANTUM adoption leads to accessibility award for MATBUS

The Accessibility Award from Freedom Resource Center was received by MATBUS during their 5th Annual Appreciation Luncheon on May 10, 2016. Nate Aalgaard, Executive Director of Freedom Resource Center, presented the award to MATBUS for going above and beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements with the installation of the QUANTUM wheelchair securement system […]

Concord, N.C. awards Transdev contract for bus operations and paratransit

Transdev will begin bus and paratransit services for the Concord Kannapolis Area Transit (Rider) system after the city council voted on the contract this spring. The system serves 500,000 riders annually with seven fixed routes and additional ADA services. Transdev will manage the staff of 47, including 28 operators, and 12 revenue vehicles. Paratransit service, […]

BusCon Connect launches for 2016

BusCon Connect – a new initiative designed to foster connections between operator buyers and suppliers at the event. BusCon Connect is a pilot program taking place at BusCon on September 19-21, 2016 in Indianapolis aimed at connecting transit bus, paratransit, shuttle bus and coach operators with exhibiting suppliers.  Full scholarships are available for a select […]

CCW Delivers First Buses to Ark Encounter

          RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) is excited to announce it has delivered three buses to the Ark Encounter, a biblical theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, featuring a 510-foot replica of Noah’s Ark. The project will supply the Ark Encounter with a fleet of eleven refurbished low-floor buses. The […]

Safe Fleet acquires FleetMind

Safe Fleet is pleased to announce today the acquisition of FleetMind Solutions, Inc (FleetMind). Based in Montreal, Canada, FleetMind delivers the waste industry’s leading “smart truck” solution – onboard computing (OBC) systems that enable waste and recycling fleets to link their drivers and vehicles to business operations in real-time to ensure improved safety, productivity, sustainability […]

ElDorado continues to grow after almost four decades

ElDorado, a member of REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, maintains its momentum with 37 years of history. “We keep in touch with the foundation of our company; always remembering why we are here; to build a quality product in a safe way – […]