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NJ Governor announces $100 million investment in clean transportation

Governor Phil Murphy announced an investment of more than $100 million in clean, equitable transportation projects that will improve air quality and reduce the effects of climate change while moving New Jersey towards 100 percent clean energy by 2050. Leveraging proceeds from New Jersey’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and the Volkswagen […]


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Kreg Keesee re-elected SORTA Chair; Robert Harris as Vice Chair

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) has re-elected Kreg Keesee as chair of the SORTA Board for 2021. Robert Harris was elected vice chair. Kreg Keesee is the Chief Operating Officer for Michelman, Inc. Prior to Michelman he spent 18 years at Sun Chemical where he held leadership positions in supply chain, information technology […]

Survey: Corporate PACs took action by suspending political contributions following Capitol riot

Following the Capitol riot on January 6th, some corporations swiftly announced that their political action committees (PACs) ceased donating to federal lawmakers who objected to certification of the presidential election. But the results of a new survey reveal that those announcements represent just part of the story. While corporate PACs are sponsored and administered by […]

ABA thanks Rep. Rose for championing motorcoaches in Financial Services Committee Hearing today 

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – thanks Congressman John Rose (R-Tenn.) for his support of the motorcoach industry and for offering an amendment aimed at getting additional targeted aid to the motorcoach industry.  During the Financial Services Committee markup, Rep. Rose offered an amendment to create a $1 billion […]

U.S. Department of Transportation announces $180 Million funding opportunity for low emission transit vehicles & facilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of up to $180 million in competitive grant funds through a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Grant Program. The Low-No Program helps eligible project sponsors purchase or lease low- or no-emission vehicles and supports facilities that use advanced […]

National Safe Place Network welcomes The COMET’s CEO to its advisory board

National Safe Place Network (NSPN) and The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) have expanded their partnership by welcoming John C. Andoh to its national advisory board. Andoh, The COMET’s executive director / chief executive officer, serves as one of twenty representatives to the board and will share his expertise regarding social service and […]

Barbara Cline and Prairie Hills Transit serve as inspirations for community transit

Barbara Cline founded Prairie Hills Transit in 1989 while working as the director of a nutrition program for senior citizens in Spearfish, South Dakota. While delivering meals, Cline often heard from seniors who expressed interest in travelling to a central dining location but lacked a reliable mode of transportation. “I would ask if they had […]

IMG releases digital 2021 Travel Resource Guide

The International Motorcoach Group (IMG), a network of 54 motorcoach operators throughout North America releases their updated digital 2021 Travel Resource Guide. “This has been a go to publication for transportation contractors and planners for many years. Being a digital publication, the Guide can be saved to a desktop and easily accessed” said IMG President, […]

New Flyer announces Employee Engagement Committee under Anniston Workforce Development Program

New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), today announced the launch of an Employee Engagement Committee (EEC) – a local initiative spurred by New Flyer’s Community Benefits Framework (CBF) – as a direct outcome of commitments made under its Anniston Workforce Development Program. The EEC aims to bolster […]