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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 […]

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 […]

Roy Furo Assists Prevost Pre-owned Coach Sales Team

As Prevost continues to expand and enhance its pre-owned coach division, the company has called on Roy Furo, National Sales manager for the Volvo 9700, to also handle pre-owned coach sales in the northeast region. Roy joined the Prevost team in 2017 and boasts 16 years of industry sales experience.  “In addition to helping grow […]

Proterra Announces Mike Boggess as Vice President of Controls, Electrical and Thermal Systems

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced that Mike Boggess has joined the company’s growing technical engineering team as Vice President of Controls, Electrical and Thermal Systems. Boggess has three decades of engineering experience in the transportation and vehicle industries. Most recently Boggess was the Chief Engineer for drivetrain, electrical and chassis […]

Stertil-Koni Names Tim Kerr New Product Manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts — notably bus lifts and truck lifts — has announced that Tim Kerr has joined the company as Product Manager. Kerr will be responsible for spearheading a range of initiatives including Stertil-Koni’s new product concepts, advancing customer satisfaction and the training of Stertil-Koni’s North American distributor network. “Tim brings a unique […]

DART Board Member Michele Wong Krause Appointed to APTA Executive Committee

Michele Wong Krause, a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors, was appointed to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Executive Committee at APTA’s 2019 Rail Conference held in Toronto, Canada. Appointed to the DART Board in 2014, where she currently serves as secretary, Wong Krause has been Chair, Capital Construction […]

New Flyer adds James Pastor as Vice President Quality & Continuous Improvement

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, recently announced the appointment of James Pastor as vice president of quality and continuous improvement. Reporting directly to New Flyer President Chris Stoddart and based out of its facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Pastor will […]

Isabel Martin joins MCI as Public Sector Bids Coordinator

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has announced Isabel Martin has joined the company as MCI bids coordinator. Martin will be responsible for contract administration, crafting and submission of public sector bids. She will also assist the sales team in customer relationship management. Martin joins other members of MCI sales […]

David Schulze Named DART Chief of Staff

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has announced the appointment of David Schulze as the new chief of staff. Chosen after a competitive internal recruitment, Schulze becomes DART’s first executive level chief of staff, serving as senior advisor to the president/executive director. He will lead a variety of strategic, tactical, and operational activities in the new […]

Jean-Phillipe Nadeau Joins MCI as Vice President of Regional Sales in Eastern Canada

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced Jean-Phillipe “JP” Nadeau has joined MCI as vice president of regional sales in Eastern Canada effective June 3. Nadeau will be responsible for new coach sales as well as the sale of pre-owned coaches to private and public operators in Quebec and […]