Freightliner debuts 2 products at BusCon

Offering commercial bus builders an unparalleled combination of technology, functionality and performance, the new X-Ride suspension will be available on FCCC’s XB Series chassis, a rear-engine, straight rail diesel chassis.

Solar-powered bus debuts in Australian fleet

The air-conditioned vehicle, which can carry up to 40 passengers, is not equipped with solar panels, but is recharged using a solar photovoltaic system installed at the operating city's bus station.

Veolia's Calif. airport contract extended

During the next contract term Veolia will introduce the TransLoc GPS system for the buses, which includes next bus software at each stop and cell phone applications that will provide the public access to next bus arrival times.

TriMet mobile ticketing app sales reach $100K

More than 21,700 mobile tickets and passes were sold through the free app in the first week it was available.

BusCon recognizes mid-size bus fleets

Chicago area-based Pace Suburban Bus was the top agency, with more than 1,400 vehicles. TJ Ross, executive director at Pace was on hand to accept the award.

PERC honors top green fleets at BusCon

Flint MTA, Greater Cleveland RTA, Metro Cars, Port Columbus International Airport and Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kan., each received a “Top User of Clean-Burning Propane Autogas” award.

Q'Straint to equip L.A. Metro fleet

Q’POD, the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station specifically designed and tested for transit wheelchair passenger transportation, will be installed in the 550 new Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses recently ordered.

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