Report: Bus market to grow 5% annually

Much of the gains will be attributable to Type C school buses, demand for which will skyrocket from 26,000 units in 2011 to 70,000 units in 2016. Growth in demand for motorcoaches, transit buses and all other buses will, in the aggregate, be much more moderate, averaging 3.7% per year through 2016, a pace consistent with longer term trends.

CHK wins Calif. contract

Upon completion of a system map and transit brochure, the company will begin the next phase of the customer information design project by developing stop signage for the city’s transit center as well as all 145 of its bus stops.

D.C. Metro withdraws plan to end some night bus service

In response to criticism from city officials, the agency will not cut service after 8 p.m. to some neighborhoods in the Southeastern region of Washington, D.C., despite routine attacks that injure riders and drivers and damage the buses.

Northwest Ind. RDA seeks to manage bus authority funds

Regional development authority officials want to oversee the remaining $579,881 in the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority's treasury and use it to advance the regionalization of Northwest Indiana's public transit systems.

N.C. council votes to allow religious, political bus ads

The Chapel Hill Town Council voted in favor of a policy that transit staffers had mistakenly followed for months, which allows the controversial ads on town-owned buses.

King County Metro re-ups with Titan for ads

Granted a new five-year contract to Titan for the exclusive right to sell advertising across Seattle-based King County Metro's system. The contract includes a two-year extension.

San Francisco unveils first 'bicycle bay'

Also known as a “jughandle,” it is the first of its kind in San Francisco. The bay allows bicyclists to stay safely in the bike lane to make a left turn.

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