Grande West Transportation Group Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles for sale in Canada and the U.S., received a new contract to purchase Buy America Vicinity buses by a group of Mississippi-based transit authorities.
Grande West, along with U.S. distributor Alliance Bus Group (ABG), was the winning bid for a five-year contract for 30-foot heavy-duty low-floor buses. The order is for up to 63 Vicinity buses over the term of the contract. The City of Oxford, Miss., is the Executive Agent on behalf of a group of agencies listed for the procurement of the heavy-duty transit buses, under a management contract with RATP Dev USA. Each participating agency has submitted their purchase forecast for the term of this contract.
Purchase orders will be announced as they are received by the company.