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Prairie Hills Transit pioneers with LiquidSpring

Barb Cline founded the service now known as Prairie Hill Transit in 1989 while working as the director of a nutrition program for senior citizens in Spearfish, South Dakota. While delivering meals, she would often hear from seniors who said they would travel to a central dining location if they only had transportation. Operating with […]

SolTrans optimizes services with Avail enterprise transit management solutions

With the aid of Avail Technologies, Solano County Transit manages its operations efficiently and effectively By Richard Tackett Solano County Transit (SolTrans) serves California’s southern Solano County, providing nearly 1.5 million annual trips via fixed-route, paratransit, and subsidized ride-sharing services. For the SolTrans staff handling that trip volume – while spread across two administrative buildings […]

How to Meet the Demands of High-Quality Video

By Alicia Delgado High-quality video is becoming increasingly popular for mobile video providers and customers. As video technologies and specifications progress, end-users are eager to improve their current surveillance system or establish a new one at paramount standards.  On any given day, Account Executives (AEs) at Safety Vision, LLC (a mobile video provider) receive requests […]

Arizona, Indiana, Missouri and New Jersey Projects Receive $400 million total in US DOT funding

The Trump Administration today announced a total of $400 million in federal funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to four transit infrastructure projects in Arizona, Indiana, Missouri and New Jersey. The projects are advancing towards readiness to receive a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) under FTA’s Capital […]

JTA and Florida State College at Jacksonville sign agreement for automated vehicle partnership

Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Chief Executive Officer Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. and Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) President Dr. John Avendano officially signed a memorandum of understanding to expand the JTA’s autonomous vehicle Test & Learn program on FSCJ’s Cecil Center Campus. The expansion includes the use of FSCJ’s Commercial Drivers License Test Track […]

Lightning Systems lowers prices of electric powertrains while adding and enhancing features

Commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Lightning Systems today announced it is lowering the prices of its 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10 to 50% for Class 3 to Class 8 vehicles. In addition to lower prices, zero-emission vehicles from Colorado’s Lightning Systems also will have new features, including: High-speed Level 2 charging Faster […]

Bendix elevates three leaders to senior management

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has named three longtime members of its leadership team to newly created senior executive positions. The moves are part of the company’s commitment to deliver its technology roadmap and drive growth, in alignment with Bendix’s parent company, the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse. Taking new leadership positions are: Mark Kromer, vice president […]

Exclusive: RATP Dev USA renews with SmartDrive after reduced claims, improved safety

In an exclusive interview with BUSRide Magazine, representatives from RATP Dev USA and SmartDrive Systems detail how video-based analytics have improved safety nationwide Thanks to a nearly 25-percent reduction in insurance claims since 2018, transit service provider RATP Dev USA has renewed a multi-year contract with SmartDrive Systems to provide its comprehensive video-based safety and […]

NFI Parts™ announces exclusive distributorship for Eagle Disinfection Group’s Proactive Air and Surface Purification system for bus and motorcoach

NFI Parts™, the parts subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s leading independent bus manufacturers, has partnered with Eagle Disinfection Group, global distributor of Puradigm, LLC, to be the exclusive distributor of the Puradigm FLOW 100 system in the bus and motor coach market. The FLOW 100 is a Buy America Compliant […]

Women in Buses Wednesday Webinars – Summer Series Overview

Women in Buses Wednesday | Join Zoom Meeting Every Wednesday at 2 PM ET Meeting ID: 849 2134 3344 Password: 582611 Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US +1 301 715 8592 US +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) […]