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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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Trans-Bridge Lines Joins America’s Motorcoach Industry for “Rolling Rally” In Washington, D.C.

On May 13, 2020, Trans-Bridge Lines will join hundreds of motorcoach companies from around the country for a rolling rally around the U.S. Capitol and National Mall in Washington, D.C. “Like many local small businesses, our operation has been absolutely devastated by the coronavirus. Our buses sit idle, while our employees remain at home. We […]

DARTzoom: A New Bus Network for the Future of North Texas

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is designing a new bus network to better serve the residents of North Texas, both now and in the future. Transit riders, employers, stakeholders and community leaders will be surveyed by DART about a new system that works best for their needs through a series of webinars and town hall […]