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Safety Vision proudly demonstrates the power of the RoadRecorder® 8000 Mobile Network Video Recorder at APTA EXPO 2017

ATLANTA, GA – Safety Vision, LLC, the leader in mobile video surveillance innovation, is excited about demonstrating its latest technology, including the powerhouse RoadRecorder® 8000 network video recorder (NVR), at the 2017 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) EXPO.  The RoadRecorder 8000’s features promise to bring mass transit surveillance into the next generation with open architecture […]

New Flyer of America breaks ground, announces vehicle innovation center in Alabama

$25 million expansion delivers on Company’s commitment to U.S. infrastructure, innovation and jobs New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the “Company”), broke ground on September 15, 2017, on a $25 million building renovation and expansion project in Anniston, Alabama. The 36-acre, five building campus will feature […]

Martz Group assists FEMA in Harvey relief

On August 28th, 2017 the Martz Group, a 109 year old company,  received a call from FEMA to help assist with immediate Hurricane Evacuation. The Martz Group, which specializes in transportation, immediately got prepared and sent 7 full size busses from their St. Petersburg Florida location to assist FEMA with Hurricane Evacuation in San Antonio. […]

VDL leads European electric charge

Currently, VDL Bus & Coach has delivered and taken orders for more electric buses than any other European manufacturer. Headquartered in Eindhoven the Netherlands, The VDL Groep (Van Der Leegte Groep) can trace its history back to 1953 when the grandfather of the current president and chairman, Willem Van Der Leegte, established a metal working […]

Official BusRide Roundtable Discussion: Alternative Propulsion

BUSRide spoke with experts in the alternative fuel industry about making the switch from diesel: what operators need to know before doing so, financing and common challenges. Furthermore, they spotlight the factors driving innovation in this unique field as agencies make the sustainable transition to future technologies. José R. Castañeda – director, business development – […]

Data integration connects an agency

In an interview with BUSRide, Dorsey Houtz, president and CEO at Avail Technologies, answers questions about data integration and actionable business intelligence. Avail Technologies is an intelligent transportation systems (ITS) total solutions provider for transit operators in the United States, specializing in fully integrated CAD/AVL and Business Intelligence solutions for fixed route and paratransit.   […]

Official BusRide Roundtable Discussion: Dealer Update – Small and Midsize Market Growth

BUSRide spoke with thought leaders from the small and midsize bus industry on the current state of their market, growth opportunities and technological innovations. The panelists for this discussion were: Brent Phillips – vice president of sales, commercial bus and mobility – REV Group Josh Davey – national sales manager – Davey Coach Sales Describe […]

OFFICIAL BUSRIDE ROAD TEST: NICE and TransitWorks partner for Able-Ride

This Nassau agency knows it can depend on the Ohio-based manufacturer to meet its expanding expectations for safety and reliability   Transdev has effectively and efficiently operated the Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) service in Nassau County, NY, since 2012. Born from one of the first public-private transportation partnerships in the U.S., NICE maintains a sterling […]

Vehicle-installed ELD vs. BYOD: Choosing the right technology for compliance

By Jenny Shiner As many businesses are aware, fleets across the United States will soon be required to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to automatically track Hours of Service (HOS). Once you start researching ELDs, you will find that there are two main technologies available to meet compliance, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) or vehicle-installed […]

Video Integration: the secret sauce

By Lori Jetha Technology plays an important role in transit operations today. Passenger counting, electronic ticketing, CAD/AVL systems, video surveillance, wireless, and even onboard Wi-Fi help transit agencies deliver a better, more efficient public transit experience. Developing a world-class transit organization means implementing solutions from best-in-class technology partners. But in order to meet increasing customer […]