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Trans-Bridge Lines continues transition to reservations

  Trans-Bridge Lines motorcoach company of Bethlehem has announced that it is continuing its transition to a reservation-based experience with its latest schedule conversion. Effective Monday, October 30, the company’s Wall Street routes will begin operating under the system. All booked trips will offer passengers a confirmed reservation on the bus for the travel date […]

MCI Private Sector expands its sales team and increases coverage in the Southeast

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI) and North America’s motor coach leader backed by reliable in-field technical expertise, 24/7 roadside assistance, and parts support, today announced Page Large as Regional Vice President for New and Pre-Owned Coach Sales in the Southeast region. Reporting directly to Tom Wagner, Vice President of […]

Victor Valley Transit Authority celebrates 30th anniversary

  Victor Valley Transit Authority officials celebrated the organization’s 30th anniversary with a ceremony highlighting the organization’s service to the High Desert. The event was held Friday morning at the agency’s headquarters on Smoke Tree Street in Hesperia. CEO Nancie Goff said that three decades ago, “a vision was born” that included a transit system […]

Rapid and efficient electrification of bus fleets

Electrifying bus fleets provides an excellent opportunity to make meaningful progress in quickly decarbonizing transportation. We are on the verge of the wholesale electrification of vehicle fleets of all kinds, and buses are at the forefront of this shift. We have long recognized that buses provide an energy-efficient and relatively low-cost means of transporting people […]

CATS and Q’STRAINT Pioneer Team-Driven Accessibility with C3-SPACE

Serving a ridership of nearly 10 million riders annually in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area, Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas, the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) strives daily to meet the varying needs and ADA requirements of its riders. Q’STRAINT, with a mission to offer innovative solutions, seeks to ensure equal safety levels for all riders. […]

Dutchess County Public Transit Will Empower its Bus Maintenance Team with AI Technology

Preteckt, a Hamilton, Ontario-founded, Memphis-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, has secured a commercial agreement with Dutchess County Public Transit (DCPT). By harnessing the latest cloud and AI technologies, Preteckt’s AI-powered predictive maintenance can detect issues in buses before they become progressively worse and empowers bus maintenance teams with precise repair plans to ensure safer and […]

Accelerating the Electrification of Public Transportation

Fasten your seatbelt – the journey to sustainable public transport is here. Rapid urbanization, growing passenger numbers, and the journey to reduced CO2 emissions have accelerated the need for sustainable mobility. Greener, cleaner, and quieter public transport modes can be scaled across cities and regions with innovative solutions in electrification and digitalization. The time to […]

Quickstart Guide to Transit Bus Electrification

Public transportation has always been an invaluable resource, not only for providing reliable, affordable mobility to the communities that need it most, but also in helping reduce the need for passenger vehicles in areas already congested with traffic and exhaust fumes. Now that electric vehicle (EV) technology has reached a point where even a 40-foot […]

FTA triennial review of Trinity Metro yields perfect score

  The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently completed its triennial review of Trinity Metro – and the results couldn’t be better. The triennial review focused on Trinity Metro’s compliance in 23 areas. No deficiencies were found with the FTA requirements in any of these areas. “During our review of Fort Worth Transportation Authority [dba Trinity […]

StanRTA Enhances Rider Experience and Dispatch Capabilities with Avail Technologies’ ETMS

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) was formed in 2021 to consolidate two transit systems that operated in Stanislaus County – Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT). Today, the consolidated StanRTA operates a fleet of 130 vehicles providing 2.3 million trips annually. Serving primarily California’s Stanislaus County, including the city of Modesto […]