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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

Angela Iannuzziello named 'Person of the Year'

The VP and Canada transit lead for AECOM is the first female recipient in the award’s history.Her career involves more than 30 years of experience in transportation, transit and traffic planning.


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

Hill International wins 'Acheiver' award

The company received the Consultancy Enterprise Agility Achiever Award from Entrepreneur Qatar magazine.


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

Proterra makes Global Cleantech 100 List again

Proterra has made the Global Cleantech 100 List for the second consecutive year.


October 17, 2014

ARBOC chooses SinglePoint Communications’ Wi-Fi solution

SinglePoint Communications and ARBOC Specialty Vehicles have manufactured buses with WiFi In Motion Moovbox solutions for one of ARBOC’s clients.


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.


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