May 14, 2013
The website has been a work in progress since the division, formed by the company’s parent National Express Group, launched the North American transit subsidiary more than a year ago.
May 13, 2013
Salt Lake Express did not receive federal funding for its plan to offer daily bus service. It did not meet the requirement that every bus in the fleet be ADA compliant. The company offered to provide wheelchair-equipped buses for trips when passengers requested them.
The New Freedom Program grant from the New York State Department of Transportation will enable Community Action of Orleans and Genesee County to offer free transportation to people with disabilities and elderly residents of Genesee County with proper medical documentation.
Recognized for their commitment to safety and for the implementation of the Smith System to improve upon the quality of their overall safety action plan.
Will continue operation of the Access Services Northern Region paratransit contract based in Van Nuys, Calif. Access oversees curb to curb ADA paratransit service on behalf of its 43 Los Angeles County fixed-route member agencies. MV has been an Access transportation provider since 1999.
May 9, 2013
The Velocity Xpress system enables drivers to unlock rear restraints for 15 seconds enabling quicker wheelchair securement and better positioning. The remote release minimizes bending by driver/operators, reducing back injuries and improving securement.
May 8, 2013
The company, which manufactured the MV-1 accessible vehicle, had a $50 million Department of Energy loan.
May 7, 2013
Transit agency leaders answered this question and whether their systems are seeing an overall boost in ridership this year.
Riverside Transit Agency’s travel training program is effectively steering a growing number of customers away from its costly Dial-A-Ride service as well as saving the agency money along the way.
May 6, 2013
Other transit systems honored at the 2013 Bus Safety & Security Excellence Awards include Albany, N.Y.’s Capital District Transportation Authority; Transit Authority of River City of Louisville, Ky.; Portland, Ore.-based TriMet; Societe de Transport de Montreal; MTA’s New York City Transit; and National Express Transit.
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