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SacRT and Yolobus to Operate New Electric Bus Service

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) and The Yolo County Transportation District (Yolobus) will begin operating electric bus service across the Yolo Causeway to better connect Sacramento and Davis. The new service, called the Causeway Connection, will launch on Monday, April 6, 2020. Recently, during two separate board meetings, both the SacRT Board of Directors […]

MCI awarded five year contract from AC Transit

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, announced that AC Transit approved the purchase of 36 of MCI’s new, more accessible D45 CRT LE commuter coaches. The order is a result of a recent competitive procurement for up to 137 D45 CRT LE […]

Busworld North America 2021 in Baltimore: another dot on the world map for Busworld

The first edition of the Busworld North America exhibition will be held from January 28 to January 30, 2021 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. This first exhibition will follow exactly one year after the inaugural seminar Busworld Academy North America at the ABA Marketplace coming January 13 to […]

BATA, Oryana Community Co-op and the North Boardman Lake District Celebrate the Season with Holiday Lights for Seniors

The Bay Area Transportation Authority is again celebrating the holiday season by providing free rides to community seniors and assisted living facility residents to experience the holiday lights in and around Traverse City. This year BATA is partnering with Oryana Community Co-op and the North Boardman Lake District to make the experience even more enjoyable. […]

Albuquerque launches ART project  with a third order of buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced that the City of Albuquerque and the City of Albuquerque Transit Department (collectively ABQ RIDE) have executed an option for an additional 10 clean-diesel, 60-foot Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses (20 equivalent units). This is the third order of clean-diesel, 60-foot Xcelsior buses from New Flyer since December 2018. […]

City of Aspen builds Colorado’s sustainability with zero-emission buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. recently announced that the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) has placed a new order for eight 40-foot, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. RFTA celebrated the launch of its first zero-emission bus in Aspen, Colorado. It was unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony alongside RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship and City of […]

NFI named a Manitoba Top Employer for the 10th time

NFI Group Inc. today announced it has been selected as a Top 25 Employer in Manitoba for 2020 — marking the tenth time NFI has received the recognition. Manitoba’s Top 25 Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, and is a special designation recognizing employers that lead their […]

ABC Tech Team Participates in EV Training at Van Hool Factory

A team of ABC technicians recently visited the Van Hool factory in Belgium for preliminary training and product knowledge transfer to support the forthcoming Van Hool CX45E All Electric bus release. Together with ABC and Proterra, Van Hool continues to make preparations for the innovative new model introduction planned for North American unveiling at UMA […]

CVSA reminds motor carriers of the Dec. 17, 2019, ELD compliance deadline

Starting Dec. 17, 2019, all motor carriers and drivers subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging devices (ELD) final rule must use an ELD. This deadline also pertains to grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs), which will no longer be allowed under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to […]

INIT announces opening of West Coast Development Center

INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc., a leading supplier of integrated ITS and fare management systems for public transit, has announced the opening of a Development Center in the Pacific Northwest. The state-of-the-art facility is located in the Norton Building, 801 Second Avenue, in Seattle, WA and will house INIT‘s current staff, along with an additional […]