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Earth Day 2020 marks an MCI milestone

MCI to help operators empower zero emissions green goals with battery electric J4500e, installation of its first HVC charger in California Motor Coach Industries (MCI), which begins its battery-electric rollout in the coming months, is marking Earth Day with an essential project — installation of its first heavy-duty vehicle charger at its San Francisco Bay […]

FTA Posts New Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to provide guidance to the public transportation industry in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Today, FTA posted a new set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding COVID-19 on its website that cover Civil Rights, Program Oversight reviews,  the Coronavirus Aid, […]

DART Begins Meal Delivery for Catholic Charities 

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) paratransit drivers and the Catholic Charities of Dallas Brady Center have teamed up to start delivering meals to seniors. The Brady Center closed its doors to the public due to the COVID-19 mandate to shelter-in-place, but they continue to serve up to 130 seniors a day by delivering as many […]

AMPLY Power Saves Up to 40% on Energy Costs for Tri Delta Transit Electric Buses 

AMPLY’s EV Charging Software maximizes savings and vehicle uptime for Municipal and Commercial Electric Vehicle Fleets Supporting California’s goal to transition all public transit agencies to 100% zero-emission bus fleets by 2040, AMPLY Power is managing the charging of electric buses for Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, operating under the name Tri Delta Transit. AMPLY […]

American Seating makes masks for COVID-19 response

American Seating, a North American leader of transportation seating products, has started making medical-grade masks to help with the COVID-19 response. The H600 isolation masks are being made for Spectrum Health, the largest hospital system in West Michigan. Grand Rapids, Michigan-based American Seating anticipates making approximately 2,000 masks per week. The company plans to make […]

Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Retroactively Extended for Propane Autogas Vehicles

Tax credits are available for propane autogas vehicles for 2018 – 2020 The Propane Education & Research Council is encouraging propane autogas fleet operators to take advantage of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit, which was recently passed by the U.S. Congress as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. Propane autogas fleet operators who […]

Mountain Line (NAIPTA) RFP for Strategic Planning Services

PROFESSIONAL – STRATEGIC INVESTMENT PLANNING SERVICES RFP No. 2020-106 RFP ISSUANCE DATE:      Friday, March 20, 2020 SUBMITTAL DUE DATE AND TIME:     Friday, May 1, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. AZ time SUBMITTAL LOCATION:     Mountain Line, 3773 N. Kaspar Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86004 TWO-STEP PROCESS:     This is a two-step solicitation. The successful Respondent, if any, will be […]

Ford Mobility’s TransLoc, Ride Systems and DoubleMap to Offer Critical Support to Nationwide Transit Agencies in Response to COVID-19

As the world reacts to the coronavirus pandemic, transit providers have been tasked with the challenge of how to maintain service for frontline workers in a reliable and safe fashion during this time of uncertainty. To support cities and businesses in their efforts to provide transportation for their riders, Ford Mobility subsidiaries TransLoc, Ride Systems […]

FTA to Host Stakeholder Webinar on April 6 for CARES Act Implementation

FTA will host a webinar to provide information about FTA’s implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. Join FTA leadership and program staff on Monday, April 6, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET to learn more about funding amounts, eligible expenses and other funding features. The CARES Act was signed into law to provide economic […]

DOT Announces $25 Billion to Help Nation’s Public Transportation Systems Respond to COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a total of $25 billion in federal funding allocations to help the nation’s public transportation systems respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020. […]