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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 […]

New 360° camera technology expands surveillance possibilities

By Steven Winnefeld The technology of 360° cameras, otherwise known as omnidirectional cameras, has been rapidly evolving over the past few years.  The applications for this technology are readily apparent, coming quickly into use in photography, mapping streets and video conferences.  Now this technology has matured, leading to 360° cameras with smaller, more compact enclosures […]

What are the lesser-known legal responsibilities of motorcoach operators?

  BUSRide’s ongoing series of interviews with Tim O’Bryan, president of Service Insurance Agency, Richmond, VA, now turns to the lesser known legal and insurance responsibilities of motorcoach operators. From a risk management perspective, can you shed some light on the lesser-known legal responsibilities of motorcoach operators and owners, as they relate to their insurance […]

Irizar North America; one year in

INA Bus Sales’ partnership with the Spanish bus builder proves itself in recognition, respect and sales. By David Hubbard One year has passed since the Irizar Group entered the North American coach market, marking a significant milestone in the history of this eminent 128-year old Spanish coach builder — bringing its i6 models tailored expressly […]

Expanding the industry’s largest service parts operation

Brian Dewsnup leads MCI and New Flyer parts business forward Aftermarket parts are the lifeblood of any successful motorcoach operation, public or private. Brian Dewsnup, president of the combined Motor Coach Industries (MCI) / New Flyer coach and bus parts business, knows this. “In a parts purchase, maintenance, or coach-down call, availability, speed, accuracy, and […]

CH Bus Sales and TEMSA open new full-service location in Pinebrook, NJ

CH Bus Sales, LLC is proud to announce the opening of a new full service motorcoach sales, maintenance and repair facility in Pinebrook, New Jersey. The facility is located at 57 Route 46 East in Pinebrook, just 30 miles northwest of Manhattan, New York and about 25 miles northwest of Newark’s Liberty International Airport. This […]

Orange County Transportation Authority partners with INIT for mobile ticketing project

INIT Innovations in Transportation Inc. has partnered with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for the implementation of electronic fare readers and a back-office revenue management system. OCTA operates countywide bus and paratransit services, as well as the planning, financing and coordinating of Orange County’s freeway, street and rail development and operation of the 91 […]