Electric Vehicles Charge Up the Show Floor at BusCon 2013
More than 145 exhibitors showcased products and 64 vehicles were on display, including an unprecedented four electric vehicles. Safety and paratransit were...
Track deaths force BART to change protocol, explore options
The deaths of two track workers forced BART to end its “simple approval” method that allowed workers to walk along the tracks in pairs, with one person serving...
MCI Commuter Coaches to Enhance Pace Service
The Bus-on-Shoulder program has reduced travel times and improved on-time performance. The new wheelchair lift-equipped vehicles include Wi-Fi, security...
New Flyer's Soubry Embraces Company's Bold Future
Following the acquisition of Orion Parts and North American Bus Industries as well as the introduction of the new MiDi™ bus, the company’s president/CEO says it...
2013 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets: Innovate with Tech, Green Vehicles
Alternatively-propelled vehicles total 16,434 and make up 25% of the fleet totals reported for 2013, with natural gas leading the way.
Arlington, Texas launches first mass transit service
The two-year MAX pilot program is being funded through three local partners as well as an FTA Job Access and Reverse Commute grant.
Reports can only help public transit's case
A new National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) study solidifies what the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Transit Savings Report has been...
5 Ways to Trim Motorcoach Insurance Costs
How much money an operator can save depends on how they manage risk and improve their hiring and training practices. The first step is finding a carrier they...
2013 Consultant Roundtable: 8 Top Execs Talk Transit Trends
Many are calling for the next transportation authorization bill to include increased funding and a clear vision for how public transit will help be a part of...
High-Speed Rail Reaches a Crossroads
While projects continue to make improvements to increase speeds in key corridors, the initial federal programs put in place to fund projects are drying up,...