The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator will be launching a new panel to its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee comprised of commercial motor vehicle drivers which will provide direct feedback to FMCSA on important issues facing the industry.
New and extended contracts for more than 20 million gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas will accommodate the continued demand across key business segments.
Omnitracs is buying SmartDrive, a move the companies say will create a converged, end-to-end platform that optimizes safety, driver productivity, and workflow, as well as routing, dispatch, and compliance.
The state selected three models for the contract, which is administered by the California Department of General Services (DGS).
The partnership will help the University of Pittsburgh reduce costs and upgrade its fleet with alternative energy vehicles, which will further support the university’s commitment to making the campus carbon neutral by 2037.
Based on the percentage of drivers with a prior incident on their records, Insurify identifies bus, postal, and truck drivers as the best, and valet, limo, and delivery workers as the worst.
Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, announced the launch of Lightning Energy, a new division that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.
The new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 will be available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 17,500 to 19,500 pounds, ideal for delivery trucks and shuttle buses.
To aid those in need, the operation applied for temporary emergency operating authority through the FMCSA and received emergency declaration.
The bill includes $105 billion for public transit and $60 billion for commuter rail, Amtrak, and other higher-performance rail.
Using passenger counting data coming out of bus or train fleet, agencies can analyze current ridership and trend per route and optimize vehicle utilization and schedule to the current reality.
Bacarra Sanderson Mauldin currently serves as director, policy and innovation, with the New Orleans RTA.
The TÜV-tested filter continuously provides fresh and clean air onboard metro and railcars by removing more than 90% of contaminants per air cycle.
In total, $130 million was awarded to 41 projects in 40 states.
The new contractors will be responsible for employing the drivers, performing the maintenance of the buses, and other related services.