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Proterra 35-Foot Catalyst® Electric Bus Completes Altoona Testing with Record-Setting Battery Capacity

With 440 kWh of onboard storage, the Proterra Catalyst sets standard of excellence for range, energy efficiency and durability for electric bus Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced that the Proterra Catalyst® E2 35-foot bus has successfully completed the safety, structural strength and distortion tests at the Altoona Bus Research and […]

Redesigned Propane.com Provides Fleet Owners with More Resources, Better Experience

Propane Council website has been redesigned with information about all the things propane can do for vehicle fleets The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) recently launched a new, redesigned version of propane.com to better showcase all the things propane can do, including benefits for propane autogas fleet vehicles. “With the launch of the new […]

New Flyer unveils Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ bus becoming the first to offer two fuel cell-electric models eligible for federal funding

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (together “New Flyer”) unveiled the Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ – its fuel cell-electric heavy-duty transit bus – on March 12 and announced that both the 40-foot and 60-foot model have successfully completed the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Model Bus Testing Program at Altoona, Pennsylvania. This […]

Prevost Motorhome Expo 2019 Plays Big in West Palm Beach

The seventh annual Prevost Motorhome Expo was held February 13-14 at the South Florida Fairground Expo Center in West Palm Beach. The event drew more than 500 attendees from every area of the country. As is custom for this show, roughly 280 people arrived in 140 private motorhomes to camp and convene on site for […]

Women in Public Transport: Ground-breaking agreement announced on International Women’s Day 2019 

The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have signed a joint agreement to strengthen women’s employment in public transport. The two parties will now work with unions and employers to implement the agreement in pilot cities, with an announcement of the first city expected later this year. This agreement, announced on International Women’s Day, is another […]

Complete Coach Works Announces Award to Install Driver Protection System Units in 478 New Flyer and Gillig Buses for TriMet

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-year contract to install driver protection system units in 478 New Flyer and Gillig buses for TriMet. In an effort to ensure the overall safe operation of its systems as well as the personal safety of its customers, employees, and the […]

FTA Updates March 4-7 2019

FTA Posts Updated Implementation Guidelines for Drug & Alcohol Regulations in Public Transportation The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has posted updated guidelines to provide transit employers with the knowledge and resources needed to develop, implement, and manage a drug and alcohol testing program to comply with FTA and U.S. Department of Transportation regulations. Employers with well-established drug […]

New Flyer awarded contract from NJ TRANSIT for up to 170 sixty-foot heavy-duty articulated transit buses

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced that the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) has awarded New Flyer a contract for up to 170, 60-foot, clean diesel Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses, with firm orders of 85 buses to be delivered in 2019 and 2020 and options to purchase up to an additional 85 buses […]

Megabus customers can now book tickets via Google Pay

  Megabus.com, the low-cost city-to-city express bus service, is making bus travel even easier by introducing contactless payments via Google Pay on its buses — making Megabus.com the first U.S. bus company to offer ticket booking via the popular payment platform. Google Pay lets you keep everything you need to speed through checkout on your […]

Toronto orders an additional 10 New Flyer battery-electric transit buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. recently announced an award from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for an additional ten 40-foot, zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. This award follows on the original TTC order from New Flyer in June 2018 for 10 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses and […]