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September 26, 2014

Ridesharing services face legal threats in California

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles on Thursday accused the companies of violating California business law and threatened an injunction on its service following a joint investigation, according to a letter reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

September 26, 2014

No indications of U.S. subway terror plot, officials say

Intelligence and law enforcement agencies have no indications of an ISIS terror plot against U.S. transit systems, two U.S. law enforcement officials told CNN earlier.

September 24, 2014

Green tech major feature at BusCon 2014

At least six electric vehicles, ranging from passenger vans to cutaway buses to a mid-sized transit bus and a trolley bus, were featured both on the show floor and at a special ride along held in conjunction with the show.

September 23, 2014

MCI delivers J4500s to Minn., Ky.

John Hall's Alaska new vehicle arrived with a spacious 46-passenger seating configuration featuring leather-boxed seats, each with a 110-volt outlet for charging personal electronic devices. Meanwhile, United Coach and Tours' six J4500s replace five older versions of the vehicle.

September 23, 2014

UMA announces Safety Management Seminar schedule

The seminar features "how to" applications of risk management to educate participants on eliminating as much risk as possible. This event is for anyone who manages risk associated with motorcoach fleet operations and is limited to the first 130 registrants.

September 23, 2014

Safe Fleet acquires Seon

This is the company's second acquisition in the last nine months and further broadens its extensive product offering, in line with its on-going growth strategy.

September 23, 2014

Bus co. in Del. crash had safety violations

The New York-based tour bus company involved in Sunday's crash that killed two women and injured 48 east of Red Lion had been cited in July for working a driver too many hours, and collected 18 safety violations since August 2012, federal records show.

September 19, 2014

ABC delivering Van Hools to San Antonio, New Orleans

Daisy Charters is adding eight new CX45s while Louisiana Motor Coach will begin taking delivery of the first four 2015 Van Hool CX 2045s and CX 2045Ls in New Orleans this month.

September 19, 2014

Jacket helps protect transit riders from germs

Appropriately called the Germinator, the jacket is the result of almost a year's worth of research into how commuters get sick on public transit — and how to help prevent sharing illnesses.

September 18, 2014

New report reveals what Americans want from public transit

Riders of all ages and in all regions place the greatest value on factors like travel time, proximity, cost, and reliability above safety, frequency, and perks like Wi-Fi when choosing whether or not to take public transportation.

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