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Category: Transit News

California Transit Agencies Select Conduent Transportation to Provide New Fleet Management Technology

California Transit Agencies Select Conduent Transportation to Provide New Fleet Management Technology

| August 14, 2019

Systems will assist drivers and operators and offer real-time information for riders Conduent Transportation, a business unit of digital interactions company Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT), will help public transit agencies in Southern California operate their fleets and provide quality, on-time service for passengers. Under two new contracts, the company will upgrade hardware and software for the management system on […]

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DOT Revises Bus Lease and Interchange

DOT Revises Bus Lease and Interchange

| August 13, 2019

Regulations and Reduces Regulatory Costs by Over $8 Million Annually The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that revises the agency’s regulations governing the lease and interchange of commercial buses, which is estimated to save over $8 million in regulatory costs, without reducing safety. FMCSA’s final rule […]

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Virginia’s VITA Signs Fleet Tracking SaaS Contract With CalAmp

Virginia’s VITA Signs Fleet Tracking SaaS Contract With CalAmp

| July 12, 2019

Virginia Department of Transportation to leverage SaaS technology to manage fleet of 12,000 CalAmp secured a statewide contract with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) signed a 10-year contract to leverage CalAmp’s iOn™ fleet software as a service (SaaS) technology to manage fleet vehicles and snowplow assets, encompassing approximately 12,000 […]

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VA’s First Autonomous Public Shuttle

VA’s First Autonomous Public Shuttle

| July 10, 2019

Virginia’s first public autonomous shuttle service pilot on open, public roads now live and serving the community Perrone Robotics in partnership with Albemarle County and JAUNT, Inc., announced that the pilot phase of Virginia’s first public autonomous shuttle service commenced operation in Crozet, Virginia. The shuttle service called AVNU (Autonomous Vehicle, Neighborhood Use), is driven by Perrone Robotics’ TONY (TO […]

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National Transportation Safety Board Issues New School Bus Safety Recommendations

National Transportation Safety Board Issues New School Bus Safety Recommendations

| July 10, 2019

Fire Suppression Systems Now Recommended as Standard Safety Equipment On All New and In-Service School Busses in The U.S. USSC Group a manufacturer of safety, survivability and technology products for the mass transit, school bus, military, and first responder markets, commends the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on their recent recommendation that all new and […]

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NJ TRANSIT Orders 183 Commuter Coaches from MCI

NJ TRANSIT Orders 183 Commuter Coaches from MCI

| June 24, 2019

Commuter Coaches will be powered by Cummins’ next-generation X12 clean-diesel engine Motor Coach Industries, one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, says  that NJ TRANSIT issued a purchase order for year four of its six-year contract to manufacture and deliver 183 Commuter Coaches. MCI will begin production of year four coaches starting in […]

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