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September 16, 2014

68% of Americans want more transit spending, study says

Survey also found that nearly 74% of Americans support the use of tax dollars for creating, expanding, and improving public transportation options in their communities.

September 5, 2014

Bridj lands $4 million in funding, hires ex-Chicago DOT chief

Gabe Klein was commissioner of the DOT in Chicago under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and prior to that was director of the Washington D.C. DOT under Mayor Adrian Fenty, as well as a VP at ZipCar.

September 4, 2014

Winnebago, ICOM partner for alternative fuel option

The partnership will allow alternative LPG fuel work ready equipment from the factory to the dealers and end users. Metro Worldwide will also offer ICOM LPG conversions for existing bus fleets as well as full line sales, service, installation and warranty services.

September 2, 2014

N.J. to test solar-powered commuter pods

The pods essentially operate as mini, personal trains. They travel point-to-point along the rail network to the destination you input via an interactive touch screen.

September 2, 2014

5 Largest Public Transit Systems in U.S. (infographic)

The "Let’s Take a Ride" infographic showcases five major U.S. cities — Chicago, New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco — with most extensive public transit systems in the country.

September 2, 2014

BusCon football fans can enter to win Colts tickets

In a contest only open to registered BusCon attendees and exhibitors, a video, audio or written testimonial must be submitted. All submissions are entered into a random drawing to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to the game.

August 28, 2014

Temsa, CH extend exclusive distribution partnership

Since February 2010, CH Bus Sales has been the exclusive distributor of Temsa motorcoaches in the U.S., and more recently in Canada, offering sales, service and after-sales support.

August 26, 2014

MCI delivers J4500s to Ala., Ga.

The J4500, which also recently underwent a design change, additionally offers standard features including flat-screen video monitors, tiered theatre seating and LED lighting, plus performance features including an optimized powertrain for better fuel economy.

August 22, 2014

On-demand bus service Bridj facing regulation

The company received a letter that said it could not use many of its proposed stops in and around Harvard Square, Kendall Square, and Central Square, the most populous sections of the city.

August 21, 2014

German soccer team unveils new bus

The new Bayern Munich bus features plenty of luxury amenities, including leather seats, overhead lockers, TV monitors and a kitchen.

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