Kansas unveils federally-funded transit center

The Mission Transit Center unites six Johnson County Transit bus routes, including the system’s newly launched JO Connex bus service. It features electronic displays with real-time bus route information and covered outdoor seating for a more comfortable rider experience.

AC Transit carries thousands of extra riders during BART strike

Operators made 99% of their schedule runs without a hitch despite uncommonly long lines of riders at bus stops and having to maneuver packed coaches through heavily congested roadways. Meanwhile, the talks between ATU Local 192 and AC Transit management continue.

BC Transit installs 122 Thermo King HVAC systems

The ShuttleAIRE SLR 65 rooftop HVAC units with ClimaAIRE controllers has a low-profile design and can be easily maintained; 90% of service and maintenance can be performed inside the vehicle.

L.A. Metro to purchase first all-electric buses

Board of directors approved a contract with BYD Motors for the manufacture and delivery of up to 25 new all-electric buses as part of a $30 million clean air bus technology pilot project.

BART workers strike, AC Transit in talks

Negotiators for BART's two largest employee unions left a bargaining session in Oakland late Sunday. Meanwhile, talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing. The agency is still running service, even though no new labor agreement was reached.

Calif. city fights parking woes with free bus passes

Berkeley is offering 1,000 free AC Transit passes as part of an effort to mitigate its parking problem and reduce greenhouse gases. The passes will go to employees of downtown businesses as an incentive to get them to stop driving to work and taking up street parking.

BART, AC Transit workers may strike at same time

Union leaders said that they may call for one if no contract agreement is reached with BART and AC Transit. If a strike is called, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission plans to help increase other transportation options such as buses and ferries.

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