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Mitch Guralnick joins Prevost as Director of Pre-Owned Coach Sales

Prevost is pleased to announce Mitch Guralnick as director of pre-owned coach sales. Mitch joins the Prevost family with more than 40 years of experience in the transportation industry. Mitch served for a year at CCW as director of business development and MCI as vice president of pre-owned coach sales from 1999 until his retirement. […]

Trailways of New York Vice President Jack Barker to retire

Trailways of New York announced recently that Vice President & General Manager of the New York Trailways brand Jack Barker is retiring from the company in the coming weeks. “Jack Barker has served this company with pride and dedication for more than 25 years since he was named Vice President in 1994,” Trailways of New […]

Former Greyhound Chief Information Officer Joins Betterez Advisory Board

Betterez, a Toronto-based travel technology start-up re-inventing ticketing and reservations in the bus and coach industry, today announces the appointment of Chris Boult, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of CEC Entertainment, to its Advisory Board. “I am excited to be joining the Betterez Advisory Board as I truly believe the company’s reservations platform […]

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 […]