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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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Central Florida awards contract to New Flyer for up to 75 articulated transit buses

Central Florida awards contract to New Flyer for up to 75 articulated transit buses

| June 18, 2019

Contract calls for up to 75 compressed natural gas heavy-duty transit buses New Flyer of America announced that the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (“LYNX”) has issued a new contract for up to 75 compressed natural gas (“CNG”) Xcelsior® sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses, with a firm order for 25 buses (50 equivalent units or “EUs”) and […]

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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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