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Category: Transit News

Safe Fleet Uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Safety Outside buses

Safe Fleet Uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Safety Outside buses

| June 7, 2019

Product trials taking place in school districts across the United States and Canada Safe Fleet has launched its Intelligent Perimeter Safety Solutions that include its patents-pending Predictive Stop Arm™ and its Right-Hand Danger Zone protection system — two innovative solutions that use predictive analytics, advanced sensors and radar technology to increase safety where students are […]

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Local Motors Brings Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Challenge To Atlanta

Local Motors Brings Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Challenge To Atlanta

| June 5, 2019

Georgia has made a uniquely forward-thinking commitment to self-driving vehicles Local Motors by LM Industries Group Inc., known for 3D-printed mobility solutions, is bringing its global fleet challenge for its autonomous shuttle, known as Olli, to Atlanta. The fleet challenge is part of an ongoing, first-of-its-kind, global initiative where Local Motors has invited municipalities, campuses and designated districts […]

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West Fargo Public Schools Purchases State’s First Blue Bird Electric School Bus

West Fargo Public Schools Purchases State’s First Blue Bird Electric School Bus

| June 4, 2019

School district adds first all-electric school bus with state grant assistance West Fargo Public Schools received the state’s first zero emissions electric bus, a Blue Bird Vision equipped with the Cummins PowerDrive system, enabling students to ride in an all-electric powered bus when they return to school in August.  “We’re estimating that we will save […]

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Cubic Successfully Implements New Fare Payment Technology for New York MTA’s Rollout of the OMNY System

Cubic Successfully Implements New Fare Payment Technology for New York MTA’s Rollout of the OMNY System

| June 3, 2019

Cubic Transportation Systems continues to serve New York public transit system with world-leading fare payment technologies Cubic Corporation delivered its next-generation fare payment system for the first phase of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) public pilot launch of the OMNY fare payment system, which stands for One Metro New York. The MTA’s public pilot launched […]

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Proterra and Michelin to Develop Low Rolling Resistance Tire Optimized for Battery-Electric Buses

Proterra and Michelin to Develop Low Rolling Resistance Tire Optimized for Battery-Electric Buses

| May 29, 2019

Purpose-built tire will enable superior electric bus performance, range and energy efficiency Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced a collaboration with Michelin to develop the MICHELIN® X® InCity Energy Z tire, a new low rolling resistance tire designed and optimized for battery-electric buses in urban environments. The X InCity Energy Z tires help […]

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UBT Announces Radical Changes to Its Pricing Structure

UBT Announces Radical Changes to Its Pricing Structure

| May 29, 2019

We are here to help operators make more money United Bus Technology, a provider of cutting-edge hardware and software solutions to the motorcoach industry, announced a fundamental shift in their existing pricing designed to help operators open new profit centers within their existing customer base. “It’s time that companies started partnering with motor carriers, and […]

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