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September 19, 2017
Mont.'s Mountain Line to extend fare-free program

Partner agencies have agreed to continue support for the program, which has bolstered ridership.



Proterra bus sets world record, drives 1K-plus miles on single charge

The 40-foot Catalyst E2 max traveled 1,101.2 miles this month with 660 kWh of energy storage capacity at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Ind.



Calif. legislature passes California Clean Air Initiative

Specifically, the legislation allocates $250 million toward the Carl Moyer program, $140 million toward incentivizing cleaner emissions vehicles at the ports, and another $180 million towards the Clean Bus and Truck program, which underwrites Low-NOx natural gas engines.



Mobile Surveillance Systems Improve Customization, Integration Options

Realizing it can be expensive for fleet operations to upgrade their entire system at once, suppliers are providing a variety of options to help them reap the benefits of high-definition cameras and new DVR technology in a cost-effective manner.



Transdev names new North American VP, safety and security

Alex Guariento will be responsible for the safety policies and practices of all Transdev contracts and businesses in over 200 cities, a workforce of 20,000, and 175 million annual passengers.


S.C.'s The COMET adds 31 new vehicles

The COMET has a total of 50 fixed-route vehicles and all but eight will have been replaced within the last three years.



Voith executes succession plan, names new president/CEO

As planned, Dr. Hubert Lienhard, who has been in charge since 2008, will retire in 2018 upon completion of his second term in office at the age of 67, with Stephan Schaller assuming the role in April.



Hyperloop One announces 10 winners of 'Global Challenge'

The company will commit meaningful business and engineering resources and work closely with each of the winning teams/routes to determine their commercial viability.

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