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Category: Transit News

Nova Bus Announces First Order from Michigan

Nova Bus Announces First Order from Michigan

| September 25, 2018

Nova Bus, a leading provider of transit solutions delivering hybrid electric buses, high-capacity vehicles and integrated intelligent transportation systems, has announced it has been awarded a contract from Capital Area Transit Authority (CATA) in Lansing, Michigan.  The contract calls for 23 clean diesel buses in the base order which includes nineteen 40′ Nova Bus LFS and […]

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Allison Transmission Announces Connected Capabilities to Support Public Transit Fleets

Allison Transmission Announces Connected Capabilities to Support Public Transit Fleets

| September 25, 2018

Allison Transmission has partnered with Clever Devices, a leading provider of technology solutions for all modes of public transportation, to deliver transmission health, which can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter life and diagnostic transmission information, to bus fleets.  This collaboration is the next step on a journey to provide fleets […]

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On-Demand Microtransit Model Gets Traction 

On-Demand Microtransit Model Gets Traction 

| September 12, 2018

Microtransit solutions provider TransLoc reports that it is experiencing strong adoption and expansion of what the company calls agency-owned microtransit.  Acquired by Ford Smart Mobility in early 2018, TransLoc’s accelerating growth is being fueled by a reimagining of public mobility within transit agencies as cities embrace economic growth, equitable mobility for every citizen and the […]

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New York Orders More Buses From New Flyer

New York Orders More Buses From New Flyer

| August 28, 2018

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced that the New York City Transit Authority (“NYCT”) has awarded New Flyer with another order for 53 Xcelsior® clean diesel sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.  The new order adds 106 equivalent units to New Flyer’s […]

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BYD and Generate Capital to Partner ON  Electric Bus Leasing 

BYD and Generate Capital to Partner ON  Electric Bus Leasing 

| July 10, 2018

Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of distributed infrastructure, announced a joint venture to launch the first electric bus leasing program of its kind in the United States in partnership with BYD Motors, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles.  The numbers are sizeable: $200 million will be allocated to this pioneering lease […]

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How Departments of Transportation Plan for a Solar Eclipse

How Departments of Transportation Plan for a Solar Eclipse

| August 18, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017 marks the date that nearly 200 million Americans will experience a remarkable act of nature, a Solar Eclipse. Here is how Departments of Transportation plan to react The Solar Eclipse Path will effect fourteen great US states between about 16:00 Universal Time (UT) (on the west coast) and 20:00 UT (on […]

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