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DMV Permit Test launches new VIN Decoder tool in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

What is a VIN number? A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique 17-digit alphanumeric code that is assigned to every motor vehicle at the time of manufacture. Its primary function is to serve as the vehicle’s fingerprint and to identify and track a specific vehicle throughout its lifespan. The VIN provides critical information about the vehicle, including the make, model, year, engine […]

Official BUSRide Road Test: Mercedes-Benz Tourrider

With the Mercedes-Benz Tourrider, Daimler Coaches North America is looking to introduce a new standard of luxury to the North American motorcoach market. The Tourrider, available in Business and Premium variants, is the company’s first motorcoach to be purpose-built for North America. Measuring 45 feet, the vehicle is available in two variants: Tourrider Business and […]

Tulsa Transit Increases Visibility, Accessibility with Avail Technologies

Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and operating over 199 square miles of fixed route and paratransit bus services, Tulsa Transit is dedicated to providing its riders with accessibility and ease of use. When the contract on their previous tracking service recently ended, Tulsa Transit was looking to expand its software capabilities and provide riders with a […]

Tony Cohen joins HDR as Senior Transit Bus Specialist

  Expert transit maintenance professional Tony Cohen has joined HDR as a senior transit bus specialist, bringing more than 30 years of transit fleet and facility maintenance and zero emissions experience to the firm. In this role, Cohen will serve as an expert in all aspects of bus fleets, helping clients navigate risk, develop technical […]

Optibus and Stratio Partner to Solve Fleet Maintenance Challenges in Public Transportation

Twenty five to 70 percent of maintenance issues could be prevented or handled in a more cost-effective way if used predictive maintenance technology early on, according to Stratio’s research. Images courtesy of Optibus Optibus, a leading software platform for planning, operating, and optimizing public transportation, is partnering with Stratio, a leading provider of predictive maintenance […]

COTA partners with Uber and Masabi to integrate transit trip options and ticket purchase in the Uber app

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) today announced a partnership with Uber Technologies, Inc. to expand its options to include real-time transit information, journey planning and ticket purchase, through integration with Masabi, within the Uber app. Uber has added COTA public transit information in-app so both COTA and Uber rideshare customers can compare more of […]

Trans-Bridge Lines holds Safety week 2023

Trans-Bridge Lines, the Lehigh Valley’s leading motorcoach company, recently conducted a Safety Week for its employees. Safety Week 2023 was a series of week-long sessions and activities held at the company’s Industrial Drive, Bethlehem location, and the Port Authority Bus Terminal’s meeting space. Safety Week continues with the tradition of focusing on safety in every […]

Low Carbon Transit Operations Program awards 1,000th project to StanRTA

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) announced that it was awarded California’s Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) 1000th project to fund its Free Fare Project in 2023. The project includes free fares during Go Green Week in March, Earth Day in April, Dump the Pump Day in June, and Free Rides July. For several […]

TARTA names Rick Bailey as Customer Experience, Mobility Leader

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) has named Rick Bailey as its new Chief Customer Experience and Mobility Officer. Mr. Bailey will oversee TARTA’s customer experience efforts and employees, in addition to leading operations for TARTA’s paratransit service, TARPS. His 15 years of transportation agency experience includes a history of innovative efforts, including the […]

Data-driven decisions: using physical security system data to improve transit operations

  By Jermaine Santoya Security departments within transit organizations are sitting on a goldmine of data collected by surveillance cameras, video management systems (VMS), access control systems (ACS), automated license plate readers (ALPR), intrusion systems, and other connected physical security devices. With the rise of data analytics, physical security system data can be used as […]