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APTA Board of Directors selects new president and CEO

In a unanimous vote today, the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Board of Directors named Paul P. Skoutelas to serve as its new President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 8, 2018. Skoutelas has been a highly successful and respected national leader in the public transportation industry for more than 40 years. Skoutelas served as […]

New Flyer to invest USD $28M to establish a bus and coach parts fabrication facility in Kentucky

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), announced that it is investing approximately USD $28 million for capital equipment and building preparations to establish a new part fabrication facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The 300,000 square foot facility will fabricate parts for the manufacture of New […]

MCI opens Bay Area Sales and Service Center

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, builds safe, reliable and easy-to-diagnose motor coaches, each supported with industry-leading maintenance and repairs at its growing network of company-owned, factory-run sales and Service Centers across North […]

Greensboro Transit Authority to debut North Carolina’s battery-electric public transit bus fleet

Proterra announced on November 14, 2017 that Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) is going forward with the purchase of four 40-foot Proterra electric buses this fall, setting in motion the potential to significantly expand its zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) fleet over the next four years. This new procurement represents a joint effort by GTA and Proterra to […]

Julia Thomas named President of Business Solutions for Transdev North America

Transdev is pleased to announce that Julia Thomas has been named President of Business Solutions for the North American Division. She starts immediately. Thomas is an accomplished senior executive who has served in a variety of leadership roles in public transportation as well as containerized freight shipping. She now leads Transdev’s B2B businesses in North America, […]

SporTran and Proterra deploy Louisiana’s first battery-electric buses in Shreveport

On November 8, 2017, Proterra announced that SporTran has deployed Louisiana’s first fleet of zero-emission, battery-electric buses in Shreveport. The five Proterra 40’ Catalyst E2 buses will go into service this month, and serve Louisiana’s third-largest city. This milestone marks the combined commitment and foresight of SporTran and Shreveport in being the first city in the state […]

Valley Metro and City of Phoenix award contract for up to 396 CNG buses to New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (“RPTA” or “Valley Metro”) and City of Phoenix Public Transit Department, together through a […]

AAA and Keolis launch nation’s first public self-driving shuttle in downtown Las Vegas

The AAA Free Self-Driving shuttle, operated by Keolis, is the largest self-driving pilot project in U.S. to operate in live traffic; AAA will study consumer responses to advance technology that could dramatically reduce traffic fatalities   AAA, in partnership with Keolis, just brought the future of transportation to America, and now the century-old auto club […]

Three Ways to Cut Live Video Monitoring Costs

By Réal Barrière Transportation Product Manager, March Networks Click here for more information about this article! Advanced, real-time video surveillance is a critical part of protecting the public. When an incident occurs on a bus, live video monitoring lets you see what’s happening immediately, and enables you to share that video with police or other […]

ARBOC introduces new transit solution

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC, a leading manufacturer of low floor transit buses, introduced a new medium-duty rail product, the Spirit of Equess. With all the benefits of a mid-level vehicle and many capabilities of a heavy-duty bus, the Equess is set to revolutionize the medium-duty transportation industry. The launch of this new transportation solution began […]