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September 22, 2016
METRO, PERC honor innovation, clean fleets at BusCon 2016

Arrow Stage Lines, L.A. Metro and Pierce Transit and their supplier partners, as well as fleets in San Diego and Detroit were among the honorees.



U.S., Canada motorcoach sales up, ABA survey finds

For this study, a motorcoach — defined as a vehicle designed for long-distance transportation of passengers — characterized by integral construction with an elevated passenger deck located over a baggage compartment.



NY MTA's paratransit system is inefficient, reports say

To help reduce costs and increase service, one recommendation is to give disabled residents subsidies for accessible cabs and ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.



BYD electric bus wins L.A. Sustainability Coalition award

Award reflects BYD’s growth in the Los Angeles area and nationally, now employing hundreds of Californians at its factory in Lancaster and supplying buses to transit agencies around the country.



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San Antonio's VIA finds success with Wi-Fi upgrade

Cradlepoint played a key role in providing VIA with a cost-effective option that offers more reliable service with the ability to update units remotely.



U.S. DOT issues policy for testing, deployment of automated vehicles

Vehicle performance guidance uses a 15-point Safety Assessment to set clear expectations for manufacturers developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.


Hometown Trolley acquires Supreme Corp.'s American Trolley product line

The purchase furthers Hometown Trolley's overall strategic business model to become the leading trackless trolley bus manufacturer in the North American transit industry.


MBTA's new buses powered by BAE's propulsion systems

The HDS300 hybrid-electric-propulsion systems will soon be powering 44 New Flyer articulated buses in Boston with an option for 46 more as part of its largest HDS300 order to date.


Prevost delivers X3-45 Commuter coaches to Southeastern Stages

The wheelchair accessible Prevost vehicles are equipped with comfortable seating for 55 passengers and feature reclining seats, footrests, power outlets and wireless internet access among other amenities.


Cubic opens global ops center for transportation services

The new center utilizes Cubic’s latest innovations, including cloud-based enterprise software, best-in-class service management tools and advanced analytics.


Volvo Buses unveils pedestrian and cyclist detection system

The system will be introduced on Volvo’s European city bus fleet in 2017.

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