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California’s city of Porterville deploys 12 all-electric micro-transit vans from Colorado’s Lightning eMotors

  With a focus on its mission of sustainability for its residents, the City of Porterville, California is putting 12 zero-emission micro-transit vans into service. The city’s new all-electric passenger vans will be used for transporting residents around the community, such as from home to work and for shopping and other services. The electric vans […]

The COMET names Pamela Bynoe-Reed, Director of Marketing, PIO

Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is pleased to announce the promotion of Pamela Bynoe-Reed to Director of Marketing & Community Affairs/Public Information Officer. She will report to John C. Andoh, Executive Director/CEO. Bynoe-Reed will be responsible for the strategic direction and execution of Marketing, Outreach, Public Relations, Board of Directors & Governmental Relations, […]

Trapeze Group Americas announces new Chief Customer Officer and Senior Vice President

Trapeze Group Americas has announced that transit industry leader Paul Comfort has been promoted to the position of Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Senior Vice President. For the past three years, Paul has served as Vice President of Business Development for Trapeze, helping the company to solidify and expand connections and collaboration with transit industry […]

United Safety & Survivability Corporation announces partnership with Core States Group

  United Safety & Survivability Corporation today announced a partnership with Core States Group that will provide transit authorities with easier access and implementation of electric charging stations across North America. “In this day and age, we must focus on ways to become more sustainable as a society,” stated Joseph Mirabile, President & CEO of United […]

Southern Dallas IPTMA appoints new member to Board of Directors

Dr. Joe Seabrooks, President of Dallas College’s Cedar Valley Campus, was selected as the newest member of the Southern Dallas County Inland Port Transportation Management Association (IPTMA) Board of Directors on Thursday, February 25. Dallas College (formerly Dallas County Community College District) formally joined the Southern Dallas IPTMA in January. Dallas College serves more than […]

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority hosts transit equity forum with Biden Administration officials

Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) hosted a virtual transit equity forum featuring Alex Z. Wiggins, CEO, RTA; Christopher Coes, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation; and Nuria Fernandez, Acting Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration. The forum […]

ARBOC launches its first fully accessible, battery-electric low-floor bus with the zero-emission Equess CHARGE™

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC (ARBOC), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced the introduction of its battery-electric low-floor purpose-built bus: the zero-emission Equess CHARGE™. Available in 30-foot and 35-foot models, the Equess CHARGE™ builds on ARBOC’s proven Equess transit bus platform, and utilizes the […]

Northwest school districts opt to purchase electric vehicles from Schetky Bus & Van Sales

Schetky Bus and Van Sales, America’s Electric Bus Dealer™, recently sold electric vehicles (EVs) to Highline, Orcas Island, Lopez Island, Elma and Mary M. Knight school districts, adding EVs to their 2021 fleets. Schetky is leading the way with new EVs as green initiatives gain popularity with school bus fleets across the U.S. Devin Denney, […]

APTA supports $30.5 billion of emergency public transit funding in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

In a statement from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), President and CEO Paul P. Skoutelas expresses support of the $30.5 billion of emergency public transit funding in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. According to the statement, “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the entire public transportation industry, strongly supports H.R. […]

ABC Companies enters into strategic U.S. distribution partnership with Grande West

ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment in the USA and Canada, announced that it has entered into a strategic U.S. distribution agreement with Grande West, a leading supplier of electric, CNG, gas and clean diesel buses. The ABC distributorship supports Grande West’s focus on U.S. expansion as it […]