Transdev, Flow Labs, and PTD are the latest companies in the spotlight.  -  Photo: METRO

Transdev, Flow Labs, and PTD are the latest companies in the spotlight.

Photo: METRO

While Transdev and LYNX agreed to team up, Flow Labs and TAPCO recently announced they have partnered for a distribution agreement. Meanwhile, New Flyer Industries has received new orders for buses from the Phoenix Public Transit Department.

Transdev, LYNX Partnership

Transdev will launch its new partnership with the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) to operate its ACCESS LYNX paratransit service.

Currently, the ACCESS LYNX paratransit program provides approximately 2,100 scheduled passenger trips daily, across the three Counties of Seminole, Orange, and Osceola.

As part of their new partnership, Transdev will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, dispatch, scheduling, road supervision, and overall management of the contract on behalf of ACCESS LYNX. This includes 200 vehicles and 330 employees.

Flow Labs, TAPCO's New Distribution Partnership

Flow Labs announced a new distribution partnership with TAPCO (Traffic and Parking Control Co., Inc.).

The agreement will expand Flow Labs’ profile in the U.S., allowing the company to reach agencies, consultants, and departments of transportation throughout the nation.

TAPCO’s Signal and Parking ITS Solutions manager Brian Everard said the collaboration will bring a new capability to the company’s offerings.

“Partnering with Flow Labs is a natural step for TAPCO as we continue to expand our portfolio of cutting-edge traffic solutions,” Everard said. “By combining Flow Labs’ expertise in transportation technology with TAPCO’s long-standing reputation in the industry, we are confident that we can continue to improve the transportation landscape to enhance safety and efficiency on our roadways.”

PTD Awards NFI Contracts

New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) announced that its subsidiary New Flyer Industries has received new firm orders for six zero-emission fuel cell-electric and 20 low-emission hybrid-electric transit buses from the Phoenix Public Transit Department (PTD).

The two five-year contracts include options to purchase up to 160 fuel cell-electric and 160 hybrid-electric transit buses in 40-foot lengths.

In total, NFI added up to 346 low- and zero-emission buses to its backlog in the first quarter of 2023 from firm and option orders.

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