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BYD to Highlight Zero Emission Technology at Fresno Conference

Build Your Dreams (BYD) will promote zero emission technology at the Fresno Regional Transportation Innovations Summit, serving as a sponsor and displaying its K9S battery-electric bus at the event. The event showcases the latest in advanced, clean transportation technology and brings together businesses and individuals that have invested in new technologies. “As the leader in […]

Valley Metro awards MCI 5-year contract for 50 MCI D45 CRT LE and D45 CRT Coaches

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., today announced a five-year contract for up to 50 MCI D45 CRT LE and D45 CRT Commuter Rapid Transit coaches from Valley Metro. The contract begins with an initial order for four (4) MCI D45 CRT LE coaches, scheduled for delivery in summer 2020. […]

New Flyer supports San Francisco launch of emission-reducing Green Zones – first initiative of its kind in the world

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced it successfully met and supported the launch of the San Francisco Green Zone requirement, using New Flyer Connect® to execute GPS-triggered (geofencing) functionality with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and BAE Systems PLC. Green Zones support San Francisco’s approach to greenhouse gas reduction, taking advantage of […]

University of Denver Partners with MV Transportation and Tripshot to Boost Campus Mobility

The University of Denver, along with MV Transportation and Tripshot, is launching two new transit routes today that will provide vital connections between the University, the regional transportation light-rail stations and surrounding neighborhoods. The two new routes will collectively have 11 stops, running East and West from the campus. Bus stops will have signage informing […]

DART Accepts APTA Innovation Award for GoPass App

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) ongoing dedication to developing innovative programs that provide North Texas riders with greater access to public transit has earned the 2019 Innovation Award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). DART accepted the award today at the annual TRANform Conference in New York. The APTA Innovation Award honors public transit […]

Proterra Launches Multi-Dispenser Charging Solution for Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Fleets

On Monday, Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, launched a multi-dispenser charging solution which enables Proterra® charging systems to have multiple low-profile charging dispensers paired with a single Power Control System (PCS). With less hardware to purchase and less equipment to install, the multi-dispenser charging solution lowers the cost of infrastructure for customers. […]

Trans-Bridge Lines is the Official Transportation Provider for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Trans-Bridge Lines is pleased to announce that service for the Phantoms began on Wednesday, September 25, with Trans-Bridge escorting the Phantoms to Scranton for an exhibition game versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The driver expertly maneuvered the Trans-Bridge luxury gold motorcoach which included a matching trailer for the team’s equipment. The 2016 Prevost H3-45HEX premium motorcoach […]

SacRT CEO Elected to National Transportation Executive Committee and Awarded Outstanding Public Transportation Manager of the Year

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) General Manager/CEO Henry Li has been elected to serve on the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Executive Committee. The election took place during APTA’s 2019 TRANSform Conference in New York City. “I am honored to be elected as an APTA Executive Committee member and look forward to providing my […]

Nova Bus introduces the LFSe+, a new long-range electric bus with dual charging options

Leading North American transit bus manufacturer Nova Bus is proud to launch the LFSe+, its newest fully electric bus, at the American Public Transportation Association’s TRANSform Conference in New York City. Built on the proven Nova LFS platform, whose safety track record of more than twenty years, this groundbreaking bus is designed to be just […]

APTA Announces New Executive Committee and Board of Directors Members

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) elected its 2019-2020 Executive Committee Oct. 12 during its TRANSform Conference in New York. The new APTA Chair is Nuria I. Fernandez, who is general manager and chief executive officer of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, San Jose, CA. “It is an honor to take the reins of […]