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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 […]

The Routing Company launches new product Pingo Campus; signs two year 15-vehicle contract with RMA to power Virginia Commonwealth University transit

The Routing Company (TRC), a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform partnering with cities to power the future of public transit, today announced its newest launch, Pingo Campus™ – a new product within the Ride Pingo™ app that is optimized for campus use and designed for the unique needs of campus transport. Concurrently, TRC […]

World premiere for the completely new Mercedes-Benz Tourrider – the tailor-made motorcoach for North America

  Be it in terms of design, comfort, technology, safety features, individuality, or economics – the new Mercedes Benz Tourrider represents a milestone moment for motorcoaches in North America. It was specifically tailored for the region with the unique international know-how of Mercedes-Benz – the inventor of the bus. The new Tourrrider is truly the […]