AC Transit strike averted, BART still in talks

Gov. Jerry Brown called for a strike delay for AC Transit, which will thwart a walkout by bus operators and mechanics. Meanwhile, union officials called off a scheduled strike Wednesday evening and trains are running on schedule.

Helsinki launches custom bus service app

Kutsuplus gives riders more flexibility than traditional transit at a price that’s more affordable than a taxi. Through an app, the service lets users register and set up a trip 'wallet,' then choose pick up and destination spots based on city addresses or pre-existing stops.

Q'Straint introduces Quantum wheelchair securement system

The new product was developed by combining transportation insight, intelligent technology and a pioneering new approach to securement.

Fed shutdown forces Yosemite transit system cuts

As a result of the drop in ridership, transit officials said the number of buses heading to the national park this time of year has been cut in half – from six buses to three.

Hybrid, electric bus sales to grow 21% by 2020, report says

It is estimated that global penetration of hybrid buses will reach 9.7% by 2020, while electric buses will attain 5.7% penetration. Together, hybrid and electric transit bus unit shipments will reach close to 42,000 units.

Proterra receives $24M in Series C financing

This round of funding included two new strategic electric industry investors, Edison Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Edison International and Constellation.

BYD supplies first electric bus in Caribbean

The first of four major objectives in the MOU was electrifying public transportation with zero-emissions vehicles.

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