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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority places order for buses featuring the Allison eGen Flex™

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has selected the Allison eGen Flex™ electric hybrid propulsion system for its fleet of transit buses. VTA has signed an agreement for GILLIG buses equipped with the eGen Flex. “As the largest order of eGen Flex-equipped buses to date, Allison’s partnership with […]

ABA congratulates TSA Administrator David Pekoske on second term confirmation

The American Bus Association – the largest trade association representing the motorcoach and group tour and travel industry – congratulates TSA Administrator David Pekoske on his second term confirmation on Sept. 15. “Administrator Pekoske has been a valued partner of the motorcoach industry throughout his tenure, and we look forward to continuing our work with […]

BJCTA Stays Ahead of the Tech Curve with Avail Technologies

The future is bright for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) thanks to a forward-thinking, technologically minded leadership team combined with the right industry partnerships to ensure continuing success. Working with longtime partner Avail Technologies, Alabama’s BJCTA will soon complete a full-scale technology upgrade in preparation for the launch of their new Bus Rapid Transit […]

Trends and Advances in Modern Bus Wash Systems

Westmatic’s bus wash systems are designed with effectiveness and efficiency being paramount. Our systems are robust and reliable, and most transit authorities opt for either our Transit Master 4 brush drive through system or Viking 3 brush gantry system. Brush systems are more effective than strictly touchless systems and both styles of wash systems are […]

Designing Equipment for an Aging Population

While the country’s aging population continues to grow in number, there is no shortage of seniors looking to stay active and maintain their mobility. For this reason, it is imperative that agencies and operators provide consistent and accessible transportation as the senior population continues to grow.  At Q’STRAINT, our mission is to make buses safe […]

Accommodating an Aging Population through Transit

By Emma Green with contribution by Sarah Erdman According to the US Census Bureau an estimated 75 million Americans are 60 and older or roughly 22 percent of the population. Americans rely on public and private transportation for a vast variety of reasons, including commuting for work, retail shopping, attending medical appointments, leisure and many […]

TARTA, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission team up to provide free transportation to medical appointments

  The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and the Lucas County Veterans Service Commission are proud to announce a partnership that will make it easier for those who served our country to reach medical appointments. Under TARTA’s pilot fare program, the list of people eligible for a Reduced Fare Card has been expanded to […]

SORTA CEO Darryl Haley Recognized at Cincinnati Business Courier ‘C-Suite Awards’

  Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) CEO and General Manager Darryl Haley was recognized among dozens of top executives across the Greater Cincinnati region during the Cincinnati Business Courier’s eighth annual “C-Suite Awards.” “To be included among such a spectacular group of professionals from our region is a true testament to the impact public […]

RTC receives more than $9 million in federal funding to further safety, sustainability initiatives

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will receive more than $9 million in federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to advance safe and sustainable mobility options. This funding will allow the RTC to purchase hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses, conduct workforce development training, and install […]

GPS Insight, in partnership with Bobit Business Media, releases 2022 Fleet Safety Report 

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet and field service management software and complementary solutions, today announced the release of the 2022 Fleet Safety Report, a research study created and distributed in partnership with Bobit Business Media aiming to better understand the key goals and challenges fleets face in building effective safety programs. The […]