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Everyone gets a low floor

ARBOC Mobility, Middlebury, IN, worked eight years to perfect its concept of the low-floor paratransit bus it calls the Spirit of Mobility, conceived to provide easy and equal access for all passengers. This year ARBOC Mobility is bringing the exclusive features of the Spirit of Mobility to operators in private markets with its introduction of the Spirit LP.

ABA connects with to expand travel

The American Bus Association (ABA), Washington D.C. announced a new partnership with to offer expanded access and increased consumer exposure for ABA operator members looking to reach other travel providers, consumers and the traveling public that are searching for travel options online.

Pelivan Transit serves Native Americans in northeast OK

A new American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) grant is providing subsidy for Native Americans residing in northeast Oklahoma. According to the Seneca News-Dispatch, Seneca, MO, as of this summer residents began receiving reduced fares to ride Pelivan Transit and even for free transportation in some travel zones.

Collins Type-A propane-powered NexBus is in production

The new propane-powered Type A bus from Collins Bus Corp, South Hutchinson, KS, recently completed the certification process and has gone into full production.

Santa Rosa Paratransit honored for refocused and upgraded system

It certainly was an honor to be recognized as the 2010 Outstanding Paratransit Program by the California Association of Coordinated Transportation (CalACT) this past April in San Francisco. Like so many success stories, the lessons we learned along the way, coupled with the hard work and focused determination of so many people, made winning this award a sweet victory for all of us.

StarMetro recycles through the artist’s hands

Scrap bus parts imbued with a love of movement and machines inspired the 11-foot aluminum sculpture by Florida sculptor Mark Dickson that now stands in front of the StarMetro Transit offices in Tallahassee, FL.

Get full value for school bus insurance

The typical independent school bus contractor essentially has two customers: the contracting school system and the parents of the pupils being transported. This makes the claim process much more complex as the school bus carrier must consider the needs and requirements of both groups.

IC Bus customization pushes the envelope

IC Bus™, Warrenville, IL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Navistar, Inc, says it is working to meet a widening range of customer needs and preferences for vehicle customization. The company sees its orders becoming more specific as the bus industry continues to evolve, noting growing demand for applications that stretch beyond conventional bus and coach service.

Busworld from Russia with love

Busworld is best known for its exhibitions, held every two years in the small Belgian city of Kortrijk. A few years ago the management decided to take the same successful formula to other parts of the world, including Shanghai, Mumbai and Istanbul.

IC Bus named BusCon lead sponsor

IC Bus, a leading manufacturer of commercial buses, has been named the exclusive lead sponsor for BusCon.