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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 – […]

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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 […]

Indianapolis International Airport to purchase six ZEPS buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the contractor that will provide the Indianapolis International Airport (IAA) with six Zero-Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS), all-electric 35 foot remanufactured buses. This will be the largest fleet of electric buses at any airport in the United States. IAA is utilizing a […]

MCI Online Parts Store

By Richard Tackett The mission statement of Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Des Plaines, IL, is to be a world-class provider of buses and aftermarket service. While the company makes strides every day to improve its world-class vehicles and parts availability, it’s become increasingly clear to MCI that it needs to compete not just with other […]

Irizar is a unique manufacturer

I recently visited the headquarters and principal factory of Irizar. It is in the mountainous Basque region of Northern Spain, about 40 miles from the beautiful coastal city of San Sebastian. The highway climbs gradually through hilly terrain with higher mountains visible in the distance. On every flat piece of land there are either factories […]

Latest developments in mobility to increase passenger safety

By Angelo D’Urso During the 2016 Paralympics, we once again witnessed how the human spirit can be strong enough to overcome most physical barriers. In defiance of their impairments, Paralympians were able to inspire the whole world with their achievements. However, many challenges are yet to be overcome in the day to day lives of […]

Gray Line of Tennessee manages risk with Protective

By Richard Tackett When Chuck Abbott signed on as CEO of Gray Line of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, in early 2015, one of his first orders of business was exploring options for a new insurance provider. More than anything, the reason was a combination of rate escalation and a desire for more proactive attention on claims […]