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Trobec’s Bus Service leads the industry’s future with MCI

Through multiple generations, this Minnesota-based operator stays ahead of the curve   With 80 years of operation and expansion, Trobec’s Bus Service Inc, of St. Stephen, MN, has not lost touch with its roots as a family business. The company was founded with the purchase of a $2,100 school bus in 1938 by Tony and […]

UMA evolves on Stacy Tetschner’s watch

UMA evolves on Stacy Tetschner’s watch On the job since June 2017, UMA President and CEO Stacy Tetschner may be new to the motorcoach industry, but he knows his way around industry associations. He arrived in his new world following more than 25 years with the National Speakers Association and the California Restaurant Association. Following […]

Greensboro Transit Authority to debut North Carolina’s battery-electric public transit bus fleet

Proterra announced on November 14, 2017 that Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) is going forward with the purchase of four 40-foot Proterra electric buses this fall, setting in motion the potential to significantly expand its zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) fleet over the next four years. This new procurement represents a joint effort by GTA and Proterra to […]

Intelligent Transportation Systems: Dispatch and scheduling

BUSRide spoke with Nick Ross, industry solutions manager for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) at Trapeze Group, about GPS, dispatch and scheduling technology. In a comprehensive interview, he touched on several recent significant technological advancements, the benefits of open architecture and what the future holds for these solutions. In your estimation, how can dispatch and scheduling […]

New Flyer of America breaks ground, announces vehicle innovation center in Alabama

$25 million expansion delivers on Company’s commitment to U.S. infrastructure, innovation and jobs New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the “Company”), broke ground on September 15, 2017, on a $25 million building renovation and expansion project in Anniston, Alabama. The 36-acre, five building campus will feature […]

Official BusRide Roundtable Discussion: Equal Access

  BUSRide spoke with experts from across the transportation industry to hear their thoughts accessibility, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), and what it means to go above and beyond in providing equal access for all passengers. The panelists for this discussion were: Ami Sailor – marketing manager – ARBOC Specialty Vehicles John Walsh – […]


Official BUSRIDE Field Test: World Trans, Rohrer and KRT form a tight partnership

For Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority (KRT), which operates in the mountainous territory of Charleston, WV, two factors are imperative for vehicle procurements – safety and maneuverability. These factors became very important in 2016 when KRT’s monthly fleet evaluation showed that 12 vehicles were nearing the end of their useful lives. KRT operates 49 vehicles […]

Luminator Technology Group to Acquire Apollo Video Technology

Luminator Technology Group (LTG) announced its acquisition of Apollo Video Technology (Apollo Video) on May 11, 2017. Headquartered in Bothell, Washington, Apollo Video was recently named the No. 1 supplier of transit bus mobile video surveillance equipment in the Americas. “We are proud to welcome Apollo Video to the LTG family,” said Avi Zisman, Chairman […]

WAVE announces first UL field evaluation certification of 50kW wireless charging system with AVTA

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE) announces the first-ever Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Field Evaluation Certification for its state-of-the-art Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) product.  The 50kW wireless charging system was deployed at Lancaster City Park and Palmdale Transportation Center for the Antelope Valley Transit Agency (AVTA). UL is a Nationally Recognized Testing Lab (NRTL), and often, the […]

DDS Wireless International names Scott Hardy as new CEO

DDS Wireless International Inc., a global provider of mobile solutions for fleet management applications, today announced the appointment of Scott Hardy as its next Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Hardy served as President of the company’s StrataGen division since joining DDS in April 2016 and succeeds the Founder and original CEO, Vari Ghai. Scott Hardy has […]