For the first time in North America, transit bus operators will be able to employ engine stop/start technology to shut off bus engines as passengers board and disembark, reducing air and noise pollution as well as fuel consumption.
The Wichita City Council is expected to sign a contract with the Hayward, Calif.-based Gillig Corp. for at least 10 and as many as 60 new buses in the next five years to replace aging coaches in the transit fleet.
When Michael Hennessy took part in the first committee to form the American Public Transportation Association’s International Bus Roadeo in 1987, the event created looked a lot different than it is today. In fact, it wasn’t even a contest the first...
Metrolink Opens New Transit Center in downtown Rock Island
Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit (Metrolink) opened a new $2.1 million transit station Jan. 13 in downtown Rock Island, Ill.
The station replaces the current on-street transfer...
The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) has ushered in a new era for local transit. In a demonstration sponsored by Camarillo-based Roadrunner Shuttle, Ventura County’s first all-electric bus operated without a hitch.
The Board of Trustees of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has approved the purchase of 60 new CNG-powered buses, along with related training, special tools and spare parts from Gillig LLC, for $28,951,898
Nearly 100 community stakeholders attended an event celebrating the opening of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) McKinley Avenue Facility’s compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on May 16.
Bill Spraul, a 30-year veteran of the transportation industry, has been hired as the chief operating officer of the Metropolitan Transit System’s Transit Services division, which is responsible for the entire bus operations of MTS.
CAT Introduces First Articulated Bus Into Service in S.C.
Clemson Area Transit (CAT) has put the first articulated bus in service in South Carolina.
“We double the capacity and only use one bus to accomplish as much transportation,” Al Babinicz...