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Foothill Transit set to launch electric Ecoliner

Beginning September 3, Foothill Transit will launch the Ecoliner, the world’s first heavy duty electric bus.

Trailways holds first stockholder-company training seminar

Trailways held its first stockholder-company training seminar at the Motor Coach Industries Training Center in Louisville, KY earlier this month.

DriveCam, DC Metro partner for camera installation, monitoring

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and DriveCam have entered into a five-year deal that will have the company’s cameras installed in Metro’s fleet.

Advice for smooth operators

I frequently receive compliments on my smooth driving. Smooth driving is no accident (no pun intended). It’s something I do very intentionally, very purposefully. And it’s not that difficult to do.

Public image is important to BRT success

Image is important to Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). Sleek looking vehicles, rail-like stations, advanced technologies and a strong brand identity are just a few of the features that help communicate the message: This is not just a regular bus service.

Father tried to save family, tourists in bus hostage incident

A Chinese-Canadian man sacrificed himself to help save the lives of his family and other passengers on Monday during a deadly tour bus hostage standoff in Manila, the Philippines

Jasper Alternative Fuels, Icom North America finalize deal

Jasper, IN-based Jasper Alternative Fuels and Icom North American, based in New Hudson, MI, have inked a deal to install Icom’s fuel system in 5,000 commercial vehicles.

School bus cameras watching Frederick County, Maryland drivers

The Frederick County Public Schools system in Maryland has installed 11 external cameras below the bus’s flashing stop sign to capture the front and back license plate of people speeding around a stopped school bus.

Cummins SCR engine shipments rise in August

Columbus, IN-based Cummins Inc. will ship up to 26,000 heavy-duty and midrange engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) exhaust after treatment by the end of August.

Daimler Buses to feature Allison Hybrid System

Daimler Buses (DBNA) and Allison Transmission announces agreement to use the Allison Hybrid H 40 EP model in Daimler Buses.