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October 23, 2014

Parsons Brinckerhoff to push Hillsborough County plan

The county’s transportation policy leadership group outlined a public outreach effort that will be carried out by the firm that will include eight community and two regional meetings along with speaking engagements by county leaders.

October 23, 2014

Micro Bird's Quebec facility attains ISO certification

The new International Standards Organization designation underscores the company’s commitment to safety, quality, durability, serviceability and assures that customers continue to receive the highest level of quality buses.

October 22, 2014

Kiel products unveiled at APTA EXPO

Aside from introducing new seating options to the market, the company's products were prominently displayed on MCI's Commuter Coach and Bombardier's railcar for BART.

October 21, 2014

Poll: Americans favor public transportation over roads

Overall, 54% prefer focusing on public transit, while four in 10 say the government should focus on expanding and building roads instead. Preference for public transit, though, ranges from 61% of urban residents to 52% of suburbanites and 49% of people in rural areas.

October 21, 2014

Detroit SMART driver falls asleep at wheel

The bus went over the center of the road and hit an eastbound vehicle. The bus then hit the rear of a westbound vehicle that then hit another eastbound vehicle, and hit four more vehicles before coming to a rest at a guardrail, police said.

October 21, 2014

Feds, city officials celebrate N.Y. transit center opening

The RTS Transit Center in Rochester, N.Y. will connect residents of the eight county RTS service area to important destinations such as the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, the Museum District, and a variety of options for shopping and dining.

October 21, 2014

Cummins releases Apple iOS app

The QSOL mobile app provides easy, on- the-go access to Cummins part options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate information for 15 million Cummins Engine Serial Numbers

October 17, 2014

BAE to provide HybriDrive system in Honolulu

New Flyer of America Inc. will provide the four articulated buses, equipped with BAE Systems’ hybrid propulsion system, to the Department of Transportation Services of the City and County of Honolulu.

October 17, 2014

Allied Specialty Vehicles names new COO

Marcus Berto will be based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Orlando, Fla. and work directly with each business unit president and head of sales to solidify various pricing strategies in domestic and international markets.

October 16, 2014

ICOM North America opnes tech, training center

The training center officially opened in late September with a special event at the new facility, which increases Icom North America’s building footprint by 50%. The company manufactures a full range of patented Icom liquid propane autogas injection systems.

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