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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.

October 16, 2014

Diesel usage for public transit higher than heavy-duty trucking

Diesel technology is being utilized by transit buses at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors, according to the director of policy for the Diesel Technology Forum Ezra Finkin.

October 16, 2014

New Flyer to develop 60-foot, electric Xcelsior model

The electric drive bus will allow the fuel cell to operate at a relative steady-state, while the batteries will be able to both capture breaking energy and provide power for acceleration.

October 16, 2014

APTA announces AdWheel Award winners

Over 500 entries competed this year in the five categories of print, electronic, campaign, special event and social media.

October 16, 2014

Clean Energy offers lower cost NGV Barrier for garages

The NGV Easy Bay is a code-compliant fabric barrier system utilizing an industrial curtain that's more affordable than installing a concrete, masonry, or dry wall barrier in a maintenance garage, according to the company.

October 15, 2014

Question of the Day: EXPO Wednesday

How has social media positively and negatively impacted your agency?

October 15, 2014

Capitol Metro Puts the Health of Its Employees at Forefront

The agency enacted an innovative, holistic, technology-based Employee Wellness Program, which was recognized with the prestigious APTA Innovation Award at EXPO on Tuesday.

October 15, 2014

Former IU professor George Smerk receives lifetime achievement award

His love for mass transit started when he was a small boy growing up in Philadelphia, surrounded by carriers moving people throughout the bustling city.

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