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BYD Unveils BD11 Double-Decker Electric Bus in London

BYD Unveils BD11 Double-Decker Electric Bus in London

At a global premiere, BYD has unveiled its BYD BD11 double-decker electric bus featuring a Blade Battery chassis in London, UK. 

First & WYCA Announce £11.2 Million Investment for Bramley Depot

First & WYCA Announce £11.2 Million Investment for Bramley De...

First Bus and West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) have announced a 11.2 million GBP investment into the operator's Bramley depot.

60 New Electric Buses Introduced into New York City

60 New Electric Buses Introduced into New York City

United States Governor Kathy Hochul has introduced 60 new electric buses for operation in three New York City boroughs.

National Express Further Expands UK Coach Network

National Express Further Expands UK Coach Network

National Express has announced its latest expansion and development plans to further enhance its UK coach network. 

Hayden AI to Pilot Automated Bus Lane Enforcement Cameras in Tallinn

Hayden AI to Pilot Automated Bus Lane Enforcement Cameras in Tall...

Hayden AI has partnered with the City of Tallinn, Estonia to pilot its automated bus lane and bus stop enforcement technology. 

Daimler Buses and ESWE Complete Electrification of Wiesbaden Depot

Daimler Buses and ESWE Complete Electrification of Wiesbaden Depo...

Daimler Buses and ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft have completed the electrification of the electric bus depot in Wiesbaden, Germany.

New Flyer to Supply Up to 1,300 Buses to NJ TRANSIT

New Flyer to Supply Up to 1,300 Buses to NJ TRANSIT

NFI subsidiary, New Flyer of America has been awarded a contract to supply up to 1,300 clean-diesel buses to NJ TRANSIT in New Jersey.

Volvo Buses Launches New ADAS Safety Systems for Buses

Volvo Buses Launches New ADAS Safety Systems for Buses

Volvo Buses has unveiled a range of new and updated active safety systems to improve safety, efficiency and sustainability.

Omnitrans to Rollout Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in California

Omnitrans to Rollout Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in Cali...

Omnitrans is collaborating with STV to advance charging infrastructure upgrades at its bus facilities in San Bernardino County, California.

BC Transit Confirms New Orders for Electric Buses

BC Transit Confirms New Orders for Electric Buses

BC Transit has confirmed that 66 electric buses are currently on order from Nova Bus and New Flyer to operate in British Columbia, Canada. 

UK: Rowgate to Launch New Yutong Coaches for FlixBus

UK: Rowgate to Launch New Yutong Coaches for FlixBus

In the UK, Rowgate Group is expanding its partnership with FlixBus through the launch of two additional Yutong coaches. 

Belgium: Irizar to Supply Up to 100 Electric Buses to De Lijn

Belgium: Irizar to Supply Up to 100 Electric Buses to De Lijn

De Lijn has awarded a framework agreement to Irizar e-mobility for the supply of up to 100 electric Irizar ie tram buses. 

Technology Pioneer Inma Martinez Is IT-TRANS Keynote Speaker

Technology Pioneer Inma Martinez Is IT-TRANS Keynote Speaker

Inma Martinez’s unique insight and skills make her the keynote speaker at the opening session of IT-TRANS 2024. 

Wrightbus Plans Further Expansion in Europe

Wrightbus Plans Further Expansion in Europe

UK bus manufacturer, Wrightbus has unveiled plans for widespread expansion across Europe following 12 months of successful growth. 

Daimler Buses to Supply 19 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Electric Buses to Osnabrück

Daimler Buses to Supply 19 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Electric Buses t...

SWO Mobil has ordered 19 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses from Daimler Buses for operations in Osnabrück, Germany.

BAE Systems Technology to Power GILLIG’s Hydrogen Buses

BAE Systems Technology to Power GILLIG’s Hydrogen Buses

BAE Systems has announced the details of its electric drive technology that will power GILLIG’s new hydrogen fuel cell transit buses.

Bus Supplier News

Decoding Data: Insights from Jon Salmon

Decoding Data: Insights from Jon Salmon

In a recent Q&A with Coach and Bus Week, Jon Salmon of Snapper Services delved into the transformative potential of Mosaiq Insights.

How Does Wheel Alignment Work?

How Does Wheel Alignment Work?

Totalkare tells you what you need to know about wheel alignment — how it works, what you’re looking for and much more.

Optibus and Snapper Services Integration to Improve Performance

Optibus and Snapper Services Integration to Improve Performance

Optibus has announced a global partnership with Snapper Services, a leading provider of intelligent public transportation data tools.

Miami-Dade’s Network Redesign Excels

Miami-Dade’s Network Redesign Excels

Miami-Dade Transit works with Swiftly to provide best-in-class real-time passenger information for riders.

HID Enhances Ticket Validation and Fare Collection With the VAL150

HID Enhances Ticket Validation and Fare Collection With the VAL15...

HID has announced its latest innovation in mass transit ticket validation with the HID® VAL150 Platform Ticket Validator.

The Beginner’s Guide to Load Simulation Brake Testing

The Beginner’s Guide to Load Simulation Brake Testing

Totalkare covers what you need to know about modern brake testing systems and the options for adding load simulation.

New Multifunction and Backlit Pushbuttons

New Multifunction and Backlit Pushbuttons

Prima Industries pushbuttons range is one of the widest you can find in the industry in terms of design, colors, sizes and icons.

Solaris to Supply 10 Electric Buses to Suwałki

Solaris to Supply 10 Electric Buses to Suwałki

Representatives of Suwałki City Council have signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach for the delivery of 10 electric buses.

Supporting West Yorkshire’s Journey to Franchising

Supporting West Yorkshire’s Journey to Franchising

How Snapper's Mosaiq Insights is helping one of the UK’s largest public transport authorities move to a franchised model.

Royal Motorways Upgrades Workshop with Totalkare Brake Tester

Royal Motorways Upgrades Workshop with Totalkare Brake Tester

Royal Motorways has enhanced its maintenance and testing capabilities with the integration of a Totalkare in-ground brake tester.

Yutong Will Unveil Four High-end Pure Electric Models at NME Auto Show

Yutong Will Unveil Four High-end Pure Electric Models at NME Auto...

Yutong will display the latest pure electric technology at Next Mobility Exhibition Auto Show, Italy from 8-10 May 2024.

Revolutionising Transaction Efficiency in Mass Transit

Revolutionising Transaction Efficiency in Mass Transit

Ready to get on board with open architecture validators and contactless payments? HID discusses the benefits of contactless fare payments.

ZF at Busworld Türkiye 2024

ZF at Busworld Türkiye 2024

At the Busworld trade show in Istanbul from May 29 to 31, ZF will present its latest technologies for bus manufacturers and fleets.

PSI Transcom at IT-Trans in Karlsruhe 2024

PSI Transcom at IT-Trans in Karlsruhe 2024

PSI presents software solutions for depot and charging management as well as personnel dispatching at IT-Trans 2024.

Unlocking the Power of Vehicle Telematics

Unlocking the Power of Vehicle Telematics

NEXCOM VTC 1920 is a palm-sized ruggedised telematics gateway powered by Intel® Atom® Processor x7211RE.

ALLNET and WAVECOM Agree on Sales Partnership

ALLNET and WAVECOM Agree on Sales Partnership

ALLNET and WAVECOM TECHNOLOGIES have agreed on an exclusive sales partnership for the German market.

Bus Fleet

BYD Unveils BD11 Double-Decker Electric Bus in London

BYD Unveils BD11 Double-Decker Electric Bus in London

At a global premiere, BYD has unveiled its BYD BD11 double-decker electric bus featuring a Blade Battery chassis in London, UK. 

First & WYCA Announce £11.2 Million Investment for Bramley Depot

First & WYCA Announce £11.2 Million Investment for Bramley De...

First Bus and West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) have announced a 11.2 million GBP investment into the operator's Bramley depot.

60 New Electric Buses Introduced into New York City

60 New Electric Buses Introduced into New York City

United States Governor Kathy Hochul has introduced 60 new electric buses for operation in three New York City boroughs.

New Flyer to Supply Up to 1,300 Buses to NJ TRANSIT

New Flyer to Supply Up to 1,300 Buses to NJ TRANSIT

NFI subsidiary, New Flyer of America has been awarded a contract to supply up to 1,300 clean-diesel buses to NJ TRANSIT in New Jersey.

BC Transit Confirms New Orders for Electric Buses

BC Transit Confirms New Orders for Electric Buses

BC Transit has confirmed that 66 electric buses are currently on order from Nova Bus and New Flyer to operate in British Columbia, Canada. 

UK: Rowgate to Launch New Yutong Coaches for FlixBus

UK: Rowgate to Launch New Yutong Coaches for FlixBus

In the UK, Rowgate Group is expanding its partnership with FlixBus through the launch of two additional Yutong coaches. 

Belgium: Irizar to Supply Up to 100 Electric Buses to De Lijn

Belgium: Irizar to Supply Up to 100 Electric Buses to De Lijn

De Lijn has awarded a framework agreement to Irizar e-mobility for the supply of up to 100 electric Irizar ie tram buses. 

Daimler Buses to Supply 19 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Electric Buses to Osnabrück

Daimler Buses to Supply 19 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Electric Buses t...

SWO Mobil has ordered 19 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses from Daimler Buses for operations in Osnabrück, Germany.

MBTA to Order Up to 460 Electric Buses from New Flyer

MBTA to Order Up to 460 Electric Buses from New Flyer

New Flyer will initially supply 80 Xcelsior CHARGE NG electric buses to MBTA in Boston, with options to supply an additional 380.

Czech Republic: 8 Škoda 32 Tr Trolleybuses Ordered in Pardubice

Czech Republic: 8 Škoda 32 Tr Trolleybuses Ordered in Pardubice

In the Czech Republic, the city of Pardubice has ordered eight additional twelve-metre Škoda 32 Tr trolleybuses.

Roam and CBS to Deploy 200 Electric Buses in Kenya

Roam and CBS to Deploy 200 Electric Buses in Kenya

‍Roam has partnered with County Bus Service (CBS) with the aim of deploying 200 electric buses in Kenya by the end of 2026. 

Italy: Solaris to Deliver 354 Buses to Rome

Italy: Solaris to Deliver 354 Buses to Rome

Solaris Bus & Coach has received orders from ATAC Roma and Gubielo Spa to deliver a total of 354 buses to Rome, Italy. 

Germany: Wrightbus to Supply 46 Hydrogen Buses in Cottbus

Germany: Wrightbus to Supply 46 Hydrogen Buses in Cottbus

Wrightbus has secured an additional order in Germany to supply 46 hydrogen buses to Cottbusverkehr GmbH in the city of Cottbus. 

GILLIG to Launch Hydrogen Fuel Cell Transit Bus

GILLIG to Launch Hydrogen Fuel Cell Transit Bus

GILLIG is introducing a hydrogen fuel cell electric bus powered by technology from BAE Systems and Ballard Power Systems.

France: Rouen Orders 15 Ebusco 3.0 Articulated Electric Buses

France: Rouen Orders 15 Ebusco 3.0 Articulated Electric Buses

Métropole Rouen Normandie has ordered 15 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre electric buses via the UGAP public purchasing centre. 

US: IndyGo Unveils Purple Line BRT Electric Buses

US: IndyGo Unveils Purple Line BRT Electric Buses

IndyGo has unveiled its articulated electric bus manufactured by RIDE to operate on the new Purple Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route. 

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NEXCOM Transportation AI Introduction (Embedded World 2024)

Join NEXCOM on a short tour of just some its products on display at the Embedded World 2024 show.

Bus Infrastructure

Daimler Buses and ESWE Complete Electrification of Wiesbaden Depot

Daimler Buses and ESWE Complete Electrification of Wiesbaden Depo...

Daimler Buses and ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft have completed the electrification of the electric bus depot in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Omnitrans to Rollout Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in California

Omnitrans to Rollout Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in Cali...

Omnitrans is collaborating with STV to advance charging infrastructure upgrades at its bus facilities in San Bernardino County, California.

US: SFMTA to Modernise Potrero Yard Bus Facility

US: SFMTA to Modernise Potrero Yard Bus Facility

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has gained approval to move forward with the Potrero Yard Modernization Project.

First Bus Opens Public Electric Charging Hub at Summercourt Bus Depot

First Bus Opens Public Electric Charging Hub at Summercourt Bus D...

First Bus' Summercourt depot in Cornwall has become the first bus depot in the UK to offer electric charging to the public.

TransLink Identifies 20 Corridors in Metro Vancouver for Bus Priority

TransLink Identifies 20 Corridors in Metro Vancouver for Bus Prio...

TransLink has identified 20 corridors in Metro Vancouver that need increased bus priority to mitigate the impacts of traffic congestion.

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

VDL Bus & Coach has opened its bus manufacturing plant in Roeselare, Flanders to produce its new-generation Citea electric buses.

Los Angeles: 5.6 Miles of Bus Priority Lanes Open on Sepulveda Boulevard

Los Angeles: 5.6 Miles of Bus Priority Lanes Open on Sepulveda Bo...

LA Metro, LADOT and the City of Los Angeles have opened 5.6 miles of new bus priority lanes on Sepulveda Boulevard.

UK: Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Installed at Sheffield Interchange

UK: Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Installed at Sheffield I...

SWARCO Smart Charging has established an electric bus charging hub at the Sheffield Interchange for South Yorkshire’s first electric buses.

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus has completed work on its all-electric Roundtree Way bus depot in Norwich, which is home to Wrightbus electric buses.

New Agreement Supports Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal Replacement

New Agreement Supports Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal Replacement

Governor Hochul, Mayor Adams and the PANYNJ have announced an agreement supporting the $10bn replacement of the Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal.

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH has begun work on constructing a new e-bus depot in The Hague for HTM Personenvervoer NV.

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facilit...

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced a 19.6 million USD project to reconstruct the bus bridge at its Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility.

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

First Bus has announced a collaboration with Openreach to allow the company access to its rapid EV charging infrastructure across bus depots nationwide.

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Commissioner, Ydanis Rodriguez, has announced the completion of a redesign of Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

At CES, MAN Truck & Bus and ABB E-mobility have announced a collaboration to deliver a megawatt charging system for long-distance services. 

AECOM JV to Deliver Design Services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transit Corridor

AECOM JV to Deliver Design Services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transi...

An AECOM-led joint venture has been selected to deliver planning and design services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transit Corridor project.

All the Latest News

UK: Go-Ahead to Digitalise Bus Maintenance Operations

UK: Go-Ahead to Digitalise Bus Maintenance Operations

Go-Ahead is leveraging the Tranzaura app to digitally transform maintenance operations for its bus fleets. 

US: SFMTA to Modernise Potrero Yard Bus Facility

US: SFMTA to Modernise Potrero Yard Bus Facility

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has gained approval to move forward with the Potrero Yard Modernization Project.

First Bus Opens Public Electric Charging Hub at Summercourt Bus Depot

First Bus Opens Public Electric Charging Hub at Summercourt Bus D...

First Bus' Summercourt depot in Cornwall has become the first bus depot in the UK to offer electric charging to the public.

TransLink Identifies 20 Corridors in Metro Vancouver for Bus Priority

TransLink Identifies 20 Corridors in Metro Vancouver for Bus Prio...

TransLink has identified 20 corridors in Metro Vancouver that need increased bus priority to mitigate the impacts of traffic congestion.

Daimler Buses and BMZ to Develop Next Generation E-Bus Battery

Daimler Buses and BMZ to Develop Next Generation E-Bus Battery

Daimler Buses has partnered with battery systems specialist, BMZ Poland to develop the next generation of batteries for its electric buses.

Mayor of London Proposes Superloop 2 Network

Mayor of London Proposes Superloop 2 Network

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has unveiled plans to deliver a Superloop 2 network in Outer London if re-elected next month. 

Ireland: Limerick Deploys Fully Electric Bus Fleet

Ireland: Limerick Deploys Fully Electric Bus Fleet

Bus Éireann is launching a fully electric bus service in Limerick, Ireland, deploying 55 Wrightbus double-deck StreetDeck Electroliners. 

Ballard to Deliver 70 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Engines to Wrightbus

Ballard to Deliver 70 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Engines to Wrightbus

Ballard Power Systems has announced orders for 70 hydrogen fuel cell bus engines to be delivered to Wrightbus in 2024. 

9 Solaris Urbino 18 Articulated Hydrogen Buses Ordered for Frankfurt

9 Solaris Urbino 18 Articulated Hydrogen Buses Ordered for Frankf...

In-der-City-Bus GmbH (ICB) has ordered 9 Solaris Urbino 18 articulated hydrogen buses for operation in Frankfurt am Main. 

SAFRA Tests HYCITY Hydrogen Bus in French Alps

SAFRA Tests HYCITY Hydrogen Bus in French Alps

SAFRA has tested its HYCITY hydrogen bus in the snowy Tarentaise Valley in partnership with HYmpulsion and Gaz Electricité de Grenoble (GEG). 

UK Government Proposes Relaxing Bus Driver Age Restrictions

UK Government Proposes Relaxing Bus Driver Age Restrictions

The UK government has launched a consultation on lowering the minimum age for drivers operating buses and coaches over longer distances. 

US: Hallandale Beach Unveils New Electric Bus Fleet

US: Hallandale Beach Unveils New Electric Bus Fleet

Hallandale Beach has unveiled a brand new all-electric, zero-emission bus fleet for operation within the city.

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Electric Bus Trialed in Guernsey

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Electric Bus Trialed in Guernsey

An Alexander Dennis next-generation Enviro100EV electric bus has completed on-road trials with CT Plus in Guernsey.

National Express West Midlands Tickets Now Available on Uber

National Express West Midlands Tickets Now Available on Uber

National Express West Midlands (NXWM), Uber and Masabi have partnered to launch NXWM bus tickets in the Uber app.

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

VDL Bus & Coach has opened its bus manufacturing plant in Roeselare, Flanders to produce its new-generation Citea electric buses.

FlixBus Expands Coach Network in Northern England

FlixBus Expands Coach Network in Northern England

FlixBus is expanding its network with services to Manchester Airport from Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham and Manchester to York and Bradford. 

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