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Polser USA says its Antimicrobial Technology is 99-percent effective against COVID-19 on surfaces

Polser Composite Materials Corporation along with its Polser USA (Elkhart, Indiana) operation announced that its Antimicrobial (AMB) Technology has been tested against COVID-19 and has been found to be 99 percent effective in killing the deadly pathogen on surfaces. Polser Composite Materials Corporation in Izmir, Turkey is a global leader in the development and manufacturer […]

ABA expresses disappointment that Congress ignores motorcoach industry in latest relief draft

The American Bus Association (ABA) today made the following statement after the release of the latest Congressional COVID relief package: “Once again Congress has left out transportation sectors integral to multimodal America – and a sector clearly in need of help for survival,” said Peter Pantuso, president & CEO of ABA. “This draft goes against […]

APTA releases statement applauding House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Budget Reconciliation Title providing $30 billion of COVID-19 emergency funding for public transit

In a statement from American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President and CEO Paul P. Skoutelas, APTA applauds House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Budget Reconciliation Title providing $30 billion of COVID-19 emergency funding for public transit. According to the statement, “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the entire public transportation industry, applauds the House Committee […]

National Transit Database: Las Vegas RTC most cost-efficient bus-only transit system among top 50 transit agencies in the country

According to newly released data from the National transit Database (NTD), The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is among the top 50 transit systems by number of transit rides in the United States, and ranks number one as the most cost efficient bus-only system in the country. The NTD publishes annual transit system statistics which include […]

BISC/BUSMARC WEBINAR SERIES: Back to Basics: Handling Open Campaigns and Vehicle Recalls

Thursday Feb. 4, as part of their ongoing educational webinar series, the American Bus Association hosted the latest presentation, Handling Open Campaigns and Vehicle Recalls. This session’s discussion was led by BusMARC Chair Mike McDonal, Director of Regulatory Compliance and Industry Relations at Saucon Technologies. Additional panel members included Robert Hitt (Prevost), David Mailhot (MCI), […]

Dallas Area Rapid Transit to provide transportation for Methodist vaccine event

  Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will provide transportation for the Methodist Hospital COVID-19 vaccination event in Dallas on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 4 and 5, 2021. Over the course of the 2-day COVID-19 vaccination event at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, a joint effort between the City of Dallas and Methodist Health System, 3,000 doses […]

Grote Industries announces disinfecting light for bus HVAC

  In the heavy-duty transportation industry, the Grote name stands for the best in high-quality lighting solutions and safety systems. Now, Grote Industries is putting this trusted brand and history of innovation to work to help make the roadways healthier and safer for everyone. Departing from their traditional lighting mission, Grote’s engineers have developed a […]

GO Riteway cuts ribbon at new West Bend location

  As a result of GO Riteway Transportation Group operating the City of West Bend Shared-Ride Taxi service, the company opened a new West Bend location. GO Riteway ownership, management and City of West Bend officials participated in a ribbon-cutting at 3020 East Progress Drive earlier this week. West Bend Mayor Christophe E. Jenkins cut […]

ABA welcomes new Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – congratulates new Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on his confirmation. “We are looking forward to working with Secretary Buttigieg and his team to continue keeping motorcoach travel the safest and greenest form of surface transportation,” said Peter Pantuso, […]

Stertil-Koni incorporates touch screen control technology in full vertical rise, Platform SKYLIFT

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that it has incorporated its advanced, full-color, touch-screen control console – known as the ebright Smart Control System – into the company’s highly acclaimed full vertical rise platform SKYLIFT. In that way, the real-time operation and monitoring of the SKYLIFT is even easier – placing all critical […]