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FOR SALE: THREE (3) D40LF NEW FLYER BUSES

    FOR SALE THREE (3) D40LF NEW FLYER BUSES Model Year: 2004 Engine: Cummins ISL 05 280hp, Pegasus, Diesel, T-Drive Transmission: Voith D864, 4-speed w/Retarder Seating: 35 passenger w/two wheelchair positions Thermo King A/C Personal Viewing Appointments: July 29 – August 2nd, 2019 Bids Due: August 7th, 2019, 12:00 p.m. CST Bid Opening: August 8th, […]

DART receives APTA Innovation Award

Dallas Area Rapid Transit has been named the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2019 Innovation Award winner. The Innovation Award is given to a public transit agency demonstrating innovative concepts in the provision of public transportation services. Entries this year had to show how their transit system demonstrated excellence within the three-year period of 2016-2018. The GoPass […]

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 […]

Complete Coach Works Receives Contract for Remanufactured ZEPS Buses for Josephine Community Transit

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce its contract to provide two remanufactured Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) buses for Josephine Community Transit in Grants Pass, Oregon. Each ZEPS vehicle will include a state-of-the-art, all-electric drive system with 373kWh battery pack, a battery management system, and inverters. The system will feature a new high-efficiency, […]

Complete Coach Works Partners with The Bus Coalition and TransIT at the Congressional Bus Caucus Event

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced it will showcase a fully electric bus, built for TransIT Services of Frederick County, on Capitol Hill in honor of the Bus Coalition’s event, “This is Not Your Parents’ Bus.” In response to the industry’s increased emphasis on sustainability, CCW has developed a cost-effective and viable alternative to fossil […]

ABC Companies Extends Fleet Life for D.C. Area Transit Authority with Fleet Restoration Project

ABC Companies, a recognized leader in the sales, service and support of advanced transport solutions, has recently completed a major bus overhaul contract for OmniRide, headquartered in Woodbridge, Virginia, about 25 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.  OmniRide is the operating name for the mobility services offered by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC). OmniRide’s […]

First Transit Forms Partnership with Lyft for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

First Transit enhances mobility options by forming a partnership with Lyft to pilot on-demand wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Using the Lyft app, individuals who use a fixed frame or non-collapsible wheelchair can request a WAV with a ramp. Now launching in San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Lyft app […]

Fleet Financing Trends: A Roundtable Discussion

Our panelists: Gerald Doughty: Director of Financial Services – Prevost Matt Hotchkiss: Senior Vice President, Bus Division Sales Manager – Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Edward P. Kaye: Vice President of Sales & Co-Founder  – Access Commercial Capital Kevin B. McDonald: Business Development Manager – TIAA Bank Moderator Craig Lentzsch, former CEO of Greyhound Lines; former president / CEO of Coach America; and past […]

NCRTD Rides Smoothly with LiquidSpring

  While attending the 2017 Transit Bus Summit in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Delilah Garcia, transit and facilities operations director for New Mexico’s North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) attended a seminar on suspensions conducted by LiquidSpring LLC. Following that session, Garcia had a short meeting with LiquidSpring representatives where they touted the benefits of the […]

Extending Vehicle Life: Refurbishment, Remanufacturing, and Outsourced Collision Repair

BUSRide Maintenance convened a panel of experts in collision repair, vehicle refurbishment and remanufacturing. In a fascinating discussion, they consider damage thresholds for outsourcing collision work; the relative benefits of refurbishing a bus; and major industry developments affecting bus owners and operators. Ed Harmon – National Director of Operations, Southeast Region – ABC Companies Steve […]