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Foothill Transit names LaShawn King Gillespie as next Deputy CEO

LaShawn King Gillespie will serve as Foothill Transit’s next Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Current Deputy Chief Executive Officer Kevin Parks McDonald, who is retiring after a 23- year career at Foothill Transit, will “pass the baton” to Gillespie on April 28, 2023. Gillespie has been part of the Foothill Transit team for 17 years and […]

RTC receives $2 million in federal funding to promote transportation efficiency and safety through a smart traffic signal program

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will receive $2 million in federal funding as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s inaugural Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) grant program to advance transportation safety and efficiency. The funding will support an RTC project that will prototype a cloud-based system that optimizes traffic signal […]

Blue Bird appoints Simon Newman to Board of Directors 

Veteran precision manufacturing executive brings decades of industrial, strategy and commercial experience. Blue Bird Corporation, the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today announced the appointment of Simon J. Newman to its Board of Directors, effective April 4, 2023. Newman has over 40 years of leadership experience in the fields of precision-engineered manufacturing, executive […]

Raiders Foundation teams up with RTC of Southern Nevada to purchase, distribute 10,000 transit passes to local nonprofits

  The Raiders Foundation, the nonprofit and philanthropic arm of the Las Vegas Raiders, purchased and distributed 10,000 24-hour transit passes from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) to six local nonprofit organizations that serve at-risk individuals throughout the community. The Raiders Foundation purchased the discounted passes through a special program of the […]

IC Bus® announces 2022 Dealer of the Year and Pursuit of Excellence Award winners

IC Bus® recognized Cumberland CEO Terry Minor as the 2022 IC Bus Dealer of the Year. Every year, IC Bus awards one dealer for their top performance, leadership within the industry and support of their surrounding communities. “As we accelerate the impact of sustainable mobility, it becomes increasingly important that our dealers also embody that […]

BAE Systems to provide electric drive systems for first fleet of hydrogen fuel cell buses in Rochester, New York

  BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, will supply its next-generation electric power and propulsion systems for three hydrogen fuel cell buses in Rochester, New York, allowing them to run free of emissions. The company will provide its Gen3 electric drive system for ElDorado National (California)’s Axess® EVO-FC™ hydrogen fuel cell bus. This […]

Trans-Bridge Lines to begin reservations April 3

  Trans-Bridge Lines, the Lehigh Valley’s premier motorcoach company, has announced that it will offer a reservation experience beginning Monday, April 3, on its Doylestown/Flemington routes. All trips will offer passengers confirmed bus runs for the travel date and time booked. “We are excited to take this next step forward for our passengers and our […]

Hele-On has extended the free fare pilot through December 2025

The County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency has extended its free fare program upon County Council consent through December 31, 2025.  The free fares continue to be funded through an American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant which will cover the lost fares in 2023, 2024 and 2025.  The agency cites a 40 percent uptick in ridership […]

DART and Toyota partner with Circuit to connect West Dallas residents

  Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Toyota have partnered with Circuit to support a free ride-share transportation service that provides West Dallas residents with an easy way to get to grocery stores, doctor visits, and other services throughout West Dallas, as well as access to the larger DART network. Founded in 2011, Circuit currently […]

ZeroEyes and United Safety & Survivability Corporation join forces to protect public transit from gun-related violence

  ZeroEyes, creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced a strategic partnership with the United Safety & Survivability Corporation (United Safety) to increase safety and decrease gun-related violence on public transit. United Safety will resell ZeroEyes’ proactive artificial intelligence […]