LaFrance, local transit agencies forge partnerships, reap benefits

A lack of job stability in the transit bus industry, as well as the textile industry that services the transit market, is a key reason three transit properties and their seat fabric supplier forged a bond that has proven to be mutually beneficial to all participants.

Supreme to divest shuttle-bus business

Shuttle bus products currently represent less than 12% of the company's consolidated sales and had a materially adverse impact on consolidated earnings in 2013.

Local circulator, college shuttles fill in Md. transit gaps

Although taxpayers are contributing to both the state, city bus systems, officials say they had to create more routes and reliable service than the MTA was providing.

Monorail connecting Texas Tech, downtown possible, developer says

Delbert McDougal, whose contract was recently extended by the City Council, has a plan that would increase Tech’s presence in the district and add student housing and accommodations for several thousand people living downtown.

U. of Michigan pilots late-night, off campus bus route

Will run through neighborhoods typically occupied by students. The route, funded by student groups, will supplement U-M’s free on-campus Safe Ride service. The university’s Central Student Government called for the service to help increase student safety off-campus.

Judge rules in favor of Princeton rail station move

Said university was within its rights to move the Dinky station approximately 500 feet south because it had received the necessary approvals from NJ Transit.

Study shaves cost of Ga.'s Kennesaw St. bus system in half

The county’s transportation director said if the Board of Commissioners were to approve the bus plan and the funding fell into place, the system could be operational as early as 2018.

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