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Germany: Solaris Receives Hydrogen Bus Order in Gummersbach

Germany: Solaris Receives Hydrogen Bus Order in Gummersbach

Oberbergische Verkehrgesellschaft (OVAG) has ordered 15 hydrogen buses from Solaris Bus & Coach for operation in Gummersbach, Germany.

Finland: Karsan Plans Route Expansion for Autonomous e-ATAK

Finland: Karsan Plans Route Expansion for Autonomous e-ATAK

Finland's first autonomous bus, the Autonomous e-ATAK from Karsan, is expected to see its short service route expand.

NFI Group Submits Orders for 53 New Vehicles for Reading Buses

NFI Group Submits Orders for 53 New Vehicles for Reading Buses

NFI Group has announced it has submitted new orders for 53 new buses for local operator Reading Buses.

France: Basque County Orders 11 Irizar Trams

France: Basque County Orders 11 Irizar Trams

Representatives for the region of the Communauté d'Agglomération du Pays Basque have placed an order for eleven brand-new trams from Irizar.

Busways to Aid in Development of New Sydney Electric Bus Depot

Busways to Aid in Development of New Sydney Electric Bus Depot

Busways will be partnering with Transport for New South Wales to develop a. new purpose-built battery electric bus depot at Macquarie Park.

New Dedicated Bus-Only Lanes Set for Chicago Avenue

New Dedicated Bus-Only Lanes Set for Chicago Avenue

The CDOT and CTA have announced they will be installing red bus-only lanes along Chicago Avenue between Sangamon Street and Larrabee Street.

I Squared Completes Acquisition of Arriva

I Squared Completes Acquisition of Arriva

Arriva Group, has announced that it has been fully acquired by I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager.

Belle Vue Invests £6 Million in FlixBus Partnership Expansion

Belle Vue Invests £6 Million in FlixBus Partnership Expansion

Belle Vue Manchester has announced an investment of 6 million GBP into new vehicles as part of its ever-expanding partnership with FlixBus. 

UK: Equipmake Partners with Golden Tours

UK: Equipmake Partners with Golden Tours

Equipmake has announced it has secured a contract with Golden Tours to electrify ten Volvo B5 London Tour Buses.

Translink Unveils Ulsterbus in Northern Ireland

Translink Unveils Ulsterbus in Northern Ireland

Translink has unveiled the brand new Ulsterbus, the first of its kind to be put into operation in Northern Ireland.

Hermes Reveals New Generation of Citea Buses in Eindhoven

Hermes Reveals New Generation of Citea Buses in Eindhoven

Hermes recently unveiled its new line of Citea buses to the public.

BYD and Ikarus to Debut at InnoTrans 2024 Bus Display

BYD and Ikarus to Debut at InnoTrans 2024 Bus Display

InnoTrans has announced that bus manufacturers, BYD and Ikarus will exhibit at the trade fair for the first time in 2024. 

Green Alliance Proposes 5-Year Plan for UK Bus Services

Green Alliance Proposes 5-Year Plan for UK Bus Services

During the UK's Decarbonising Transport Week, Rosie Allen at Green Alliance presented a costed 5-year plan for the nation's bus services.

Everfuel Opens First Hydrogen Bus Depot in Germany

Everfuel Opens First Hydrogen Bus Depot in Germany

Everfuel A/S has announced the opening of a brand new hydrogen refuelling station at the In-der-City-Bus (ICB) bus depot in Germany.

UK: Solar Panel Installation to Power Tootbus Electric Fleet

UK: Solar Panel Installation to Power Tootbus Electric Fleet

Tootbus, has secured approval to install roof-mounted VEV solar panels on its Wandsworth depot to power its electric 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. 

Bus Supplier News

A Day with MaaS Scotland

A Day with MaaS Scotland

Snapper Services attended the MaaS Scotland Conference, a leading event shaping the future of Mobility-as-a-Service.

PEI Mobility Develops Innovative Steel and Carbon Articulation

PEI Mobility Develops Innovative Steel and Carbon Articulation

PEI Mobility recently unveiled a new steel and carbon articulation for the environmentally-friendly vehicle market.

New Black Molded Seal for Signal Lights

New Black Molded Seal for Signal Lights

TSL-ESCHA's new black molded seal is ideal for the integration of signal lights into a bus vehicle's appearance.

ZF at Busworld Türkiye 2024

ZF at Busworld Türkiye 2024

ZF presents its latest technologies for bus manufacturers and fleets at the Busworld trade show in Istanbul from May 29 – 31.

Mosaiq Insights: Contract Management for Franchised Networks

Mosaiq Insights: Contract Management for Franchised Networks

Snapper Services has unveilved the latest update to its Mosaiq Insights platform, designed to promote trust and collaboration between transit authorities.

Łódź Orders 63 Solaris Buses in Mild Hybrid Version

Łódź Orders 63 Solaris Buses in Mild Hybrid Version

Representatives of Solaris and MPK Łódź signed a contract for the lease of 63 buses with mild hybrid drive.

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.

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.

Bus Fleet

Germany: Solaris Receives Hydrogen Bus Order in Gummersbach

Germany: Solaris Receives Hydrogen Bus Order in Gummersbach

Oberbergische Verkehrgesellschaft (OVAG) has ordered 15 hydrogen buses from Solaris Bus & Coach for operation in Gummersbach, Germany.

NFI Group Submits Orders for 53 New Vehicles for Reading Buses

NFI Group Submits Orders for 53 New Vehicles for Reading Buses

NFI Group has announced it has submitted new orders for 53 new buses for local operator Reading Buses.

France: Basque County Orders 11 Irizar Trams

France: Basque County Orders 11 Irizar Trams

Representatives for the region of the Communauté d'Agglomération du Pays Basque have placed an order for eleven brand-new trams from Irizar.

Belle Vue Invests £6 Million in FlixBus Partnership Expansion

Belle Vue Invests £6 Million in FlixBus Partnership Expansion

Belle Vue Manchester has announced an investment of 6 million GBP into new vehicles as part of its ever-expanding partnership with FlixBus. 

UK: Equipmake Partners with Golden Tours

UK: Equipmake Partners with Golden Tours

Equipmake has announced it has secured a contract with Golden Tours to electrify ten Volvo B5 London Tour Buses.

Translink Unveils Ulsterbus in Northern Ireland

Translink Unveils Ulsterbus in Northern Ireland

Translink has unveiled the brand new Ulsterbus, the first of its kind to be put into operation in Northern Ireland.

Hermes Reveals New Generation of Citea Buses in Eindhoven

Hermes Reveals New Generation of Citea Buses in Eindhoven

Hermes recently unveiled its new line of Citea buses to the public.

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.

Videos

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

Busways to Aid in Development of New Sydney Electric Bus Depot

Busways to Aid in Development of New Sydney Electric Bus Depot

Busways will be partnering with Transport for New South Wales to develop a. new purpose-built battery electric bus depot at Macquarie Park.

New Dedicated Bus-Only Lanes Set for Chicago Avenue

New Dedicated Bus-Only Lanes Set for Chicago Avenue

The CDOT and CTA have announced they will be installing red bus-only lanes along Chicago Avenue between Sangamon Street and Larrabee Street.

Everfuel Opens First Hydrogen Bus Depot in Germany

Everfuel Opens First Hydrogen Bus Depot in Germany

Everfuel A/S has announced the opening of a brand new hydrogen refuelling station at the In-der-City-Bus (ICB) bus depot in Germany.

UK: Solar Panel Installation to Power Tootbus Electric Fleet

UK: Solar Panel Installation to Power Tootbus Electric Fleet

Tootbus, has secured approval to install roof-mounted VEV solar panels on its Wandsworth depot to power its electric fleet. 

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.

All the Latest News

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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