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ABA Publishes Sample Policies for Industry for Post-Pandemic Cleanliness and Safety Protocols

The American Bus Association (ABA) — an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — released a report for the motorcoach and group travel industry outlining sample policies to help promote cleanliness and safety for post-pandemic travel. “ABA established a task force comprised of industry leaders to develop peer-reviewed sample policies to share […]

TRANSform Conference & EXPO Announcement

On Monday, The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) sent this letter to its members announcing the rescheduling of the 2020 TRANSform Conference & EXPO: Dear APTA Members: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have rescheduled our October 2020 TRANSform Conference & EXPO. The event will now take place March 14-17, 2021, in Anaheim, California. The […]

New Flyer to deploy first automated heavy-duty transit bus in North America

New Flyer of America Inc. announced it will deploy North America’s first automated heavy-duty transit bus with the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT). The automated driving demonstration project will include the deployment of three 40-foot battery-electric, Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. The zero-emission deployment supports CTDOT’s demonstration project, funded by the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) […]

Prevost Releases “Ready To Go” Program to Help Operators Restart Business

Prevost recently expanded its Clean + Care program with the release of “Ready to Go,” a package of easy-to-use tools designed to help operators restart their business. The new program includes messaging and marketing for bus and tour businesses including many new processes and procedures to support operators with reassuring riders that they can safely […]

Prevost Offers Operators Complimentary Annual Renewal for Premium Tech Tool

Prevost is providing complimentary annual renewals for its Premium Tech Tool software for existing Prevost and Volvo Bus users in North America. PTT is a Windows-based diagnostic application specifically designed to test, calibrate, and program Volvo engine and ECU parameters, making diagnostics fast and accurate. Prevost recently announced it will provide complimentary annual renewals for […]

New Video Showcases What’s Next for Propane Autogas: Renewable Propane

  In an effort to showcase the zero-emissions outlook of propane autogas, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) unveiled a new video highlighting renewable propane: the energy source for fleets now and into the future. “As the next generation of sustainability, renewable propane is an energy source that will play a critical role in […]

Prevost Pre-owned Welcomes Veteran Salesperson Janet Cathey

Prevost is excited to welcome Janet Cathey to the pre-owned sales team. Janet will cover eight states as the South East Regional Sales Manager for Pre-Owned Coaches. Cathey is a familiar face to many operations and brings over 30 years of industry experience in the cutaway and motorcoach industries. “I am very excited to join […]

Jim Paul Appointed to the Board of The Oregon Transit Association

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced that its Regional Sales Manager, Jim Paul, has been appointed to the board of directors of The Oregon Transit Association. Following a unanimous vote by the OTA Board, Paul became a representative of private, for-profit members on behalf of Complete Coach Works. According to the Bylaws of The Oregon […]

Proterra Congratulates Transit Agencies Awarded Low-No Grants

Eight transit agencies that partnered with Proterra received funding, including four new agencies and four current customers Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced that eight transit agencies won Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Program Grants (Low-No) for Proterra battery-electric buses and charging infrastructure. The eight transit agency partners include […]

New COVID-19 Resource Tool for Public Transportation Available from FTA

FTA’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resource Tool for Public Transportation provides a one-stop-shop for Federal COVID-19 guidance and recommendations, including information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The tool covers topics related to the public transportation industry such as sanitizing transit facilities and vehicles, personal […]