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Megabus And Burlington Trailways Partner To Expand Bus Service

March 21, 2023

Megabus, one of the largest bus companies in North America, has announced a new partnership with Burlington Trailways, a premiere transportation company serving the Midwest. This partnership will allow for expanded service options for 48 cities including trips between Chicago and 12 cities, Denver and 22 cities, Des Moines and 33 cities, Iowa City and…


Volvo Buses Changes Business Model In Europe, To Close Bodybuilding Factory In Wroclaw, Poland

March 17, 2023

Volvo Buses has announced it is changing its business model in Europe, and will apply the same model as it has in several other markets. This means that Volvo Buses will focus its production on chassis, and together with external bodybuilders, offer customers in Europe a complete range of city and intercity buses as well…


Laketran Invests $22 Million Into An Operations And Maintenance Facility Renovation

March 15, 2023

Local officials and Laketran board of trustees gathered for a recent groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate a headquarters renovation project, involving the expansion of operations and maintenance facilities. The ceremony took place at the Frank R. Angeloro Laketran Headquarters, at 555 Lakeshore Blvd., in Painesville Township, OH. With a fleet of 160 vehicles, Laketran provides public…


MCI To Deliver 30 Luxury J4500 Coaches To Sam’s Limousine To Help Meet Increasing Demand For Charter Services In Texas

March 14, 2023

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), has announced it has commenced delivery of 30 new MCI J4500 coaches to Sam’s Limousine and Transportation Inc. (Sam’s Limousine), providing extensive transportation services nationwide. Through this order, Sam’s Limousine will expand its motor coach fleet to a total of 100 vehicles, including 70…


Metro Celebrates 2nd Round Of Transit Infrastructure Grants, Opens Applications For Next Round Of Awards

March 11, 2023

Metro (Cincinnati, OH) played host to a recent signing ceremony celebrating the second round of Transit Infrastructure Fund (TIF) grants, which awarded $39.2 million to 36 road, bridge and other infrastructure improvement projects across 25 Hamilton County (OH) communities. “The Transit Infrastructure Fund is a critical piece of the Reinventing Metro plan. This year’s recipient’s…


Biden-Harris Administration Recommends Advancing 18 Major Transit Projects

March 10, 2023

Eighteen large transit projects, in 11 states across the nation, have been recommended to receive $4.45 billion for construction by U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. These large rail and bus rapid transit (BRT) projects were recommended to receive federal support in President Biden’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Budget Request to Congress. Nine of those projects would…


RTA Board Adopts Strategic Plan: ‘Transit Is The Answer’

March 1, 2023

The Regional Transportation Authority of Northeastern Illinois (RTA) Board of Directors recently voted to adopt “Transit is the Answer,” the 2023 regional transit strategic plan that has been in development for more than a year. The plan was released as a draft for public comment in December. The plan’s vision is “Safe, reliable, accessible public transportation that…


Green Bay Metro Helps ‘Titletown’ And Region Move Forward With Key Services, Travel Options

February 20, 2023

By Harrell Kerkhoff Busline Magazine Editor Although life in general is beginning to settle after several challenging pandemic years, a steadfast commitment to the people who rely on public transportation, and its growth, remains strong among many representatives of the industry. That includes the dedicate staff and officials at Green Bay (WI) Metro. “I have…


Prevost Introduces The All-New H3-45

February 20, 2023

The redesigned H3-45 includes engineering advances that deliver improved benefits for three core groups: Operators, Drivers and Passengers. Built For Operators, Drivers & Passengers By Harrell Kerkhoff Busline Magazine Editor The next generation Prevost H3-45 motorcoach was officially unveiled at the United Motorcoach Association’s (UMA) 2023 Motorcoach Expo, in January. The H3-45 made its public…


American Bus Association Foundation Research Shows 21.4 Percent Of Demand For Bus Drivers Is Unfulfilled

February 19, 2023

The American Bus Association Foundation recently conducted a survey to estimate the driver shortage gap in the private motorcoach industry. The results show a large gap – 21.4 percent – between the need for drivers to help the industry recover and the number of drivers employed. “As the industry continues to climb its way back from the…


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