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Missouri Democrat wants guns allowed on buses

Missouri Democratic Representative Ed Schieffer wants to make it possible for transit users in St. Louis and Kansas City to carry guns on public transportation.

Clocking in could be reality for Boulder transit users

If the City of Boulder, CO can secure a $250,000 federal grant to put Wi-Fi in its 157 Regional Transportation District buses, local company employees could in the future “clock in” while being transported to work.

New fuel, emissions standards set for buses, other vehicles

On Tuesday, President Obama signed a bill that sets new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission standards for buses, trucks and other vehicles like heavy-duty pickups and vans.

Influx of funds keeps Columbia, SC buses rolling

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority has been given $950,000 of the $3.8 million set aside for transit service in the state’s capital, which will keep buses rolling through the end of September.

Carriers wake up to Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) came into existence in 2000, the agency has imposed myriad regulatory challenges and new requirements for commercial carriers in the trucking and motorcoach industries to navigate.

UMA supporting BUSES bill

The series of deadly bus crashes this spring in the Northeast has again brought the subject of bus safety to the forefront, as Congressional members get set to debate two proposed bills this year.

UMA’s Parra: Show them your safety record

Victor Parra has advice for operators who may be fending off questions of bus safety, as news headlines report on recent bus accidents and legislation is pending in Congress: Show them your safety records.

Colossal storm wreaking havoc for transit users

From Dallas to Boston, transit passengers have been paralyzed by what’s being called a colossal winter storm.

The 2010 Hounds of the Mother Road reunion: A review

Word from Tom McNally is the April Scenicruiser 2010 Hounds of the Mother Road reunion in Amarillo and Adrian, TX, was a total success with 85 people showing up in 10 Scenicruisers and three GMC model buses.