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GO Riteway wins UW Madison contract for shuttling and charter services

GO Riteway Transportation Group continues to build on its relationship with the University of Wisconsin-Madison by acquiring the service of a wide range of shuttling programs designed to move students efficiently on and around the campus. Just before the school year, three crucial transportation programs at UW-Madison were put into place including park and ride […]

New transportation services begin service in Southern Dallas County

Beginning on Nov. 2, two new transportation services will begin service in the Inland Port area of Southern Dallas County. An on-demand microtransit service provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and STAR Transit known as “GoLink”, as well as a new rider subsidy program provided by Uber called “Inland Port Rides.” These new services […]

DART amends Uber contract to support GoLink services

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Board has approved an amended three-year contract with Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber), for shared ride services that will supplement their popular GoLink service. The amended contract became necessary when two new GoLink service zones were implemented October 19 for Southeast Garland and South Irving. Another zone scheduled to begin November […]

The COMET receives financial excellence award for second consecutive year

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2019. The CAFR was judged by an impartial panel […]

Santa Cruz Metro and Masabi launch contactless mobile ticketing app

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO) today announced the launch of the Santa Cruz METRO Splash Pass, a new mobile ticketing application, in partnership with Masabi, the global leader in mobile ticketing and the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit. The cash-free, contactless, and COVID-19 safe, mobile ticketing solution allows METRO riders to purchase […]

Stertil-Koni to match employee and distributor network donations for WFP

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today saluted this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the World Food Program (WFP), in its efforts to confront world hunger and announced a joint fund raising effort – working with the company’s distributor network and employees across North America — to support the organization’s mission to provide lifesaving meals […]

Virginia’s first electric school buses have arrived

Earlier this week, Sonny Merryman and Dominion Energy with partners Thomas Built Buses and Proterra hosted a grand rollout celebration to officially introduce Jouley to public school officials from across the state who soon be receiving the first buses as part of the Dominion Energy Electric School Bus Program. The Dominion Energy Electric School Bus Program […]

TARTA and Amazon announce transit service to Rossford fulfillment center

With the opening of the new Amazon Rossford fulfillment center, the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and Amazon are announcing the expansion of transit services to the location. Beginning November 2, 2020, TARTA’s 10L Rossford bus route will be expanded to provide transit access to the new fulfillment center. Service will begin at TARTA’s […]

INIT contactless fare system expands to C-VAN paratransit service in Vancouver

  On November 1, the Clark County Public Transit Benefit Area (C-TRAN) will extend the region’s Hop Fastpass® contactless fare payment system to include C-VAN paratransit service. Instead of having to worry about handling cash fares, riders can now enjoy contactless payments just like their fixed-route counterparts. The electronic fare system created by INIT is […]

Women in Buses host weekly webinar

Be sure to join Women in Buses for their #WebinarWednesday sessions each week – all are welcome. This week they will host a panel on “Financial Status and Updates” Featuring Speakers from SVA Certified Public Accountants, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and Coach USA. To register for this weekly program, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcumqqjItH9Oatb_9UCMVrYFQ3cMxhtM1