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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 […]

Complete Coach Works provides Cost-Effective Solution to Newly Adopted California Mandate for Mass Transit Agencies to go Electric

Recently, Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced it was awarded a contract by Montebello Bus Lines (MBL) for the electrification and rehabilitation of three New Flyer buses. MBL’s decision to remove the now defunct ISE gas hybrid system and convert to Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) buses was a positive step toward its goal of improving […]

ABA Foundation Report Says Motorcoach Manufacturing Sales Stalled in Q418

On February 14 the American Bus Association Foundation (ABAF) released the fourth quarter/full-year 2018 Motorcoach Builder Survey. Based on surveys of the major motorcoach manufacturers that sell vehicles in the United States and Canada, motorcoach sales from the participating manufacturers saw a 17 percent decrease over the same quarter in 2017 to a total of 1021 […]

20 partners join with UMA for Industry Legislative Fly-In

A unified industry is forging ahead with what is expected to be the biggest gathering of motorcoach advocates taking their message to the nation’s legislators, April 2–3, 2019. The Bus and Motorcoach Industry Legislative Fly-In, powered by the United Motorcoach Association has garnered 20 partners who will participate in the day of advocacy and take […]

Philadelphia exercises options for an additional New Flyer 115 hybrid-electric buses

New Flyer of America Inc. announced on February 13 that it is advancing fourth-year production of 115 Xcelsior® 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid, heavy-duty transit buses for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). This is the fourth installment of a 5-year contract by SEPTA for a total of 525 hybrid buses awarded to New Flyer in May […]

FTA Announces $5 Million to Improve Public Transportation on Tribal Lands

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on February 13 project selections totaling $5 million to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments under FTA’s Tribal Transit Program. The Fiscal Year 2018 grants will support 36 projects in 14 states. The Tribal Transit Program makes funds available to federally recognized Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages, groups, or communities to support […]