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GPS Insight continues to enhance fleet and field offering across small business, franchise, and mid-enterprise customers

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet and field service management software solutions, today announced enhancements to its integrated Field Service Management (FSM) suite, marking significant strides towards the empowerment of both fleet and field service companies to seamlessly manage their mobile assets and mobile workforces together. Strengthening its position in an FSM market […]

Foothill Transit brings first hydrogen-powered transit buses to L.A. County

Foothill Transit will be launching Los Angeles County’s first three hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) buses into revenue service on Monday, December 5, 2022 on the agency’s Line 291 which serves Pomona, Claremont and La Verne. This historic move is the vanguard of an order of 33 hydrogen fuel cell buses, the largest order of HFC […]

LiquidSpring: Improving Rides and Maintenance Across America

Tailored for shuttle buses, ambulances, RVs and military vehicles, LiquidSpring’s proprietary Suspension System is a uniquely “smart” system, featuring an on-board processor that automatically and instantaneously adjusts the suspension’s ride in response to terrain and driving conditions. The system keeps the ride soft and smooth over rough roads, then automatically stiffens on sharp turns, cornering, […]

Moving to the Cloud: How Data Will Transform Motorcoach, Public Transit, and Paratransit

Modern data programs make it easier for IT teams and transportation officials to stay connected. The sheer volume of information required to successfully run any private or public transportation fleet is astonishing.  There’s data from inventory control, purchasing, scheduling, routing, accounting, and human resources—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Fleets also generate important […]

Reichert Bus Modernizes Charter Processes with busHive

Dating back to its launch in 1947 with a single school bus, Reichert Bus Service has used its exceptional team and comprehensive services to grow today to 71 daily school district routes, six motorcoaches on the road daily for school sporting events and charter bookings, and a full International Certified maintenance shop. In 2021, Reichert […]

Top 3 Considerations When Electrifying Your Fleet

To effectively combat climate change, we need to reduce carbon emissions from transportation. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the transportation sector relies more heavily on fossil fuels today than virtually any other segment of the economy and accounts for the largest share (37 percent) of energy-related CO2 emissions in the U.S. Hence, one […]

Advancements in Battery Systems and Energy Storage

Fleet operators are no longer taking small steps to reduce emissions from their vehicles – they are taking major strides in the transition to zero emissions. Cities are moving far beyond the pilot stages, deploying large fleets of zero-emission buses (ZEBs), and putting emissions reduction plans into action.  There are many key elements in making […]

Student Transportation of America Announces Employee Giving Campaign with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Student Transportation of America (STA), an industry leader in student transportation, safety, and fleet services, is pleased to announce that it has begun an employee giving campaign to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in making a significant, positive impact on families in need. As part of STA’s “Driving for a Cure” employee giving program, […]

California Bus Association addresses regional and industrywide challenges during 48th Annual Convention

West Coast operators attended valuable business sessions, networked with colleagues and enjoyed the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa amenities during California Bus Association (CBA) Annual Convention & Trade Show Oct. 23-26 in Rancho Mirage, California. The 48th annual event addressed driver recruitment challenges, California Air Resources Board rules and the feasibility of battery-electric […]

MCTS Awards Long Time Local Partner First Transit with 7-Year Paratransit Van Contract

Following Federal Transit Administration guidelines, an evaluation panel representing Milwaukee County and Milwaukee Transport Services unanimously chose First Transit as its next paratransit van service provider. First Transit has served Milwaukee County for over 30 years. Transit Plus riders are familiar with the timely performance of First Transit: in 2022, First Transit provided over 275,000 […]