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IC Bus recognizes 2022 scholarship recipients

IC Bus® has selected nine high school and college students as recipients for its annual IC Bus Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to family members of IC Bus dealer employees as a joint effort between IC Bus and its dealer network to demonstrate the company’s commitment to higher education in the communities where their employees […]

Andy Aiello to join SORTA executive team as chief of staff

  Metro is excited to announce that Andrew Aiello will be joining its executive leadership team as chief of staff, effective Oct. 10. In this role, Mr. Aiello will support a variety of key cross-agency functions, projects and initiatives in alignment with the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority’s (SORTA) strategic plan. His responsibilities will include […]

RTC honored with two national awards for Club Ride

The Association of Commuter Transportation (ACT) last week honored the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s Club Ride program with two awards during its 36th annual international conference: the Commuting Options Award for Public Transit and the Marketing & Outreach Award for Best Print Marketing. The ACT awards recognize and honor outstanding achievements in the […]

RTA announces new appointment of Chair of the Board of Commissioners 

  Today, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced the appointment of Mark Raymond Jr. as Chair of the Board of Commissioners following a special board meeting. At the meeting, the Commissioners unanimously voted Commissioner Raymond as Chair, and they voted Arthur Walton as Vice Chair and Chair of the Finance Committee. Raymond is […]

Allison eGen FlexTM Electric Hybrid Propulsion System spurs growth of clean transportation in the midwest

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce the continued success of the next generation eGen Flex™ electric hybrid propulsion system, with several public transit agencies in the Midwest selecting the Allison eGen Flex for their buses. The Metropolitan Evansville Transit System, which provides public transportation services for Evansville, Indiana, will integrate GILLIG buses equipped with the […]

Susan Gettum named TARTA Chief of Staff

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) is excited to announce that Susan Gettum has been promoted to Chief of Staff. In her new role, she will work closely with the TARTA management team in critical areas of project management; monitoring and reporting on implementation of the Authority’s strategic plan; employee engagement; and supporting the […]

Cincinnati Metro celebrates more than 100 operators, mechanics for safety excellence at Annual Awards Luncheon

  Metro employees came together Tuesday afternoon to recognize 110 operators and maintenance employees who achieved performance and safety milestones in 2021, at the transit agency’s 49th Annual Safety Awards luncheon. Among those recognized were two operators who were inducted into the prestigious, national “Two-Million-Mile Club.” “When you think about all the exciting work we’ve […]

Vicinity Motor Corp. Serves Up Mobility Alternatives for Public and Private Transit

Leveraging its success in Canadian public transit, Vicinity Motor Corp. (VMC) is accelerating its reach into the U.S. market. A leading provider of OEM transit buses to Canadian municipal transportation agencies and private operators, Vicinity Motor Corp. (VMC) in conjunction with its U.S. distributors including ABC Companies, is actively pursuing American public and private transit fleet […]

Hele-On awarded $270,000 for Pāhoa Transit Hub planning

Hele-on, in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT), received $270,000 from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Areas of Persistent Poverty (AoPP) program late last month. As a result, the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation will receive funding to plan for a transit hub in downtown Pāhoa […]

RATP Dev USA selected to manage Greensboro Bus System

RATP Dev USA, the  North American subsidiary of the global transportation provider, began service today for the contract to manage and operate the Greensboro Transit Agency in North Carolina. The Greensboro City Council selected RATP Dev USA through a competitive process that awarded the contract on the basis of the best value. Contract services will […]