4ONE Awarded Multiple Transit Seating Contracts

March 19, 2015

4ONE announced March 18 that big city transit authorities awarded sizable contracts for hundreds of its passenger and bus-operator seats in the U.S., including Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago, and in British Columbia and Winnipeg.

Other US cities include Seattle, Orange County, California, Detroit and Atlanta.

Regarding the country’s top US markets, 4ONE will supply the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority with Aries passenger seats for 350 New Flyer Xcelsior heavy-duty buses, in addition to an original order for 550 already in production for a total of 900 buses. 

The company will also supply the New York City Transit Authority with Angel passenger seats for 120 New Flyer Xcelsior  heavy-duty buses. 

The Chicago Transit Authority will continue receiving 4One’s ultra-light Gemini passenger seats for its new Nova buses.

In Canada, 4ONE will supply Coast Mountain Bus Co. in Vancouver, British Columbia with Aries passenger seats for 250 New Flyer buses; BC Transit in Victoria, British Columbia with seats for 300 Nova buses and Winnipeg Transit, Winnipeg, Manitoba with Gemini passenger seats for 60 New Flyer buses.

“These orders are a reflection of 4ONE’s steady growth, resulting from its dedication to superior design and development of next-generation seating technologies and a firm commitment to comfort, safety and durability,” said Ray Melleady, managing director, North America for USSC Group.

According to Dan Cohen, executive vice president for Freedman Seating, “4ONE products are now in at least half of all new US and Canadian transit buses.  We are proud of achieving this milestone.”

4ONE’s passenger seats are designed and made by 4ONE, a joint venture with Freedman Seating in Chicago.