Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Masabi adds tap payment capabilities for Justride system

The city of Bilbao, Spain will be the launch operator initially piloting on its urban bus service, Bilbobus, and working in conjunction with Masabi’s...

Nonprofit repurposes Amtrak Acela seating into luxury bags

People for Urban Progress (PUP), an Indianapolis-based nonprofit specializing in advancing good design and civic sustainability, partnered with Amtrak to repurpose leather seat covers...

DCTA, United Way partner to offer veterans mobility options

As part of the new Veterans-in-Crisis Transportation pilot program, the DCTA is providing Lyft gift cards, regional day passes for use on DCTA, DART,...

Victor Valley's volunteer driver program supplements traditional service

California-based Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) implemented a volunteer driver reimbursement program to be able to provide transportation service to disabled individuals and seniors...

Empowering Employees Key for Top Maintenance Directors

Michael Hubbell and Getty Modica were the winners of this year's inaugural Transit Maintenance Director of the Year Awards. At BusCon held in Indianapolis, Oct....

Checker Bus adds new MCI J4500

Featuring Northern Michigan University’s Wildcats sports decal, Checker’s new J4500 comes in dark phantom gray with an upscale interior to match. Motor Coach Industries (MCI),...

BYD enters new market in Europe with Danish bus order

BYD is further expanding its footprint in Europe by confirming an order for 27 of its 40-foot all-electric buses for use in Copenhagen. Photo:...

Edmonton Transit launches security presence at select stations

A third-party contractor will deploy security guards at 25 of Edmonton Transit System's transit centers/stations that have had at least one major incident reported...

Bombardier-Alstom to supply 153 additional Montréal railcars

Each trainset can accommodate 8% more passengers, which represents thousands of additional riders annually. Bombardier Transport The consortium comprising Bombardier Transportation and Alstom signed an amendment...

Q&A with Greater Richmond Transit's Kelsey Calder

Travel training is traditionally associated with fixed-route public transportation, but times are changing, and travel training can also benefit passengers using paratransit services for...

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Masabi adds tap payment capabilities for Justride system

The city of Bilbao, Spain will be the launch operator initially piloting on its urban bus service, Bilbobus, and working in conjunction with Masabi’s...

Nonprofit repurposes Amtrak Acela seating into luxury bags

People for Urban Progress (PUP), an Indianapolis-based nonprofit specializing in advancing good design and civic sustainability, partnered with Amtrak to repurpose leather seat covers...