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New York’s MTA Releases Brooklyn Bus Network Redesign Draft

New York’s MTA Releases Brooklyn Bus Network Redesign Draft

The MTA has released a draft plan for the Brooklyn Bus Network Redesign to create a modern bus network that meets local transport demands.

Latvia: Solaris to Deliver 35 Urbino 12 Electric Buses to Riga

Latvia: Solaris to Deliver 35 Urbino 12 Electric Buses to Riga

Solaris Bus & Coach has signed a contract with Latvian operator, Rīgas Satiksme to deliver 35 Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses to Riga.

UK: 22 Electric Double Decker Buses to Operate in Leicester

UK: 22 Electric Double Decker Buses to Operate in Leicester

Arriva has announced that it will be introducing 22 electric double decker buses to the city of Leicester, UK.

Los Angeles to Upgrade 3,000 Bus Shelters to High-Tech ‘Mobility Hubs’

Los Angeles to Upgrade 3,000 Bus Shelters to High-Tech ‘Mob...

Ahead of the 2026 World Cup and the 2028 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles is upgrading 3,000 bus shelters to high-tech mobility hubs.

NFI to Supply up to 473 Low- and Zero-Emissions Buses to San Diego MTS

NFI to Supply up to 473 Low- and Zero-Emissions Buses to San Dieg...

NFI has received firm orders to supply 41 buses to the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, with options to supply an additional 432 units.

UK: Metroline Orders 39 Wrightbus Electric Buses

UK: Metroline Orders 39 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Metroline has ordered 39 zero-emission electric buses from Wrightbus to operate across London and Hertfordshire.

Karsan Signs MoU to Advance Bus Electrification in Indonesia

Karsan Signs MoU to Advance Bus Electrification in Indonesia

Karsan has signed a MoU with CREDO GROUP's SCHACMINDO to explore the future electrification of Indonesia's public transport network.

India: Switch Mobility Delivers 71 Electric Buses to JSW

India: Switch Mobility Delivers 71 Electric Buses to JSW

Switch Mobility has partnered with JSW to provide 71 electric buses that will transport employees in India.

Mayor of London Reveals Bus Network Expansion Plans for Outer London

Mayor of London Reveals Bus Network Expansion Plans for Outer Lon...

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced significant expansion plans for strengthening the bus network in outer London. 

Irizar Wins First Electric Bus Order in Poland

Irizar Wins First Electric Bus Order in Poland

Irizar e-mobility will supply Polish operator, MPK Kraków with four zero-emission electric buses to operate in Kraków, Poland.

France: Ebusco to Supply 76 Ebusco 3.0 Electric Buses to Rouen

France: Ebusco to Supply 76 Ebusco 3.0 Electric Buses to Rouen

Métropole Rouen Normandie has confirmed the option for 76 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre electric buses to operate on BRT routes in Rouen, France.

Aberdeen Rapid Transit Aims to Improve Transport in North East Scotland

Aberdeen Rapid Transit Aims to Improve Transport in North East Sc...

Nestrans, Aberdeen City Council, First Bus and Stagecoach are developing plans for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Aberdeen, Scotland.

London Bus Routes Saved by Mayor’s Funding

London Bus Routes Saved by Mayor’s Funding

Transport for London (TfL) has secured additional funding from the Mayor, enabling it to reassess substantial cuts to the London bus network.

UK: National Express to Trial Mirrorless Coaches

UK: National Express to Trial Mirrorless Coaches

UK coach operator, National Express is trialling mirrorless coaches to enhance the safety of its services. 

Flix and Shell to Introduce Alternative Fuels for Long-Distance Coaches

Flix and Shell to Introduce Alternative Fuels for Long-Distance C...

Flix has signed a MoU and entered a long-term partnership with Shell to increase the use of alternative fuels on FlixBus coaches.

Poland: 8 Urbino 18 Electric Buses to Operate in Łódź

Poland: 8 Urbino 18 Electric Buses to Operate in Łódź

The city of Łódź has contracted Solaris to supply eight Urbino 18 articulated electric buses and the corresponding charging infrastructure.

Bus Supplier News

The FireDETEC® R107 Dry Chemical Fire Suppression System

The FireDETEC® R107 Dry Chemical Fire Suppression System

Rotarex Firetec has launched the Firedetec® R107 Dry Chemical Fire Suppression System, for a complete protection of vehicles.

Proterra & Transit Agencies Use Swiftly to Drive Fleet Electrification

Proterra & Transit Agencies Use Swiftly to Drive Fleet Electr...

Swiftly has aided Proterra in its journey toward fleet electrification with the use of its industry-renowned transit data.

On-Demand Mobility: The Evolution of Local Public Transport

On-Demand Mobility: The Evolution of Local Public Transport

Padam Mobility takes a look at the main applications and advantages for the use of on-demand mobility in all areas.

Elgar Coaches Upgrades Workshop with Totalkare Mobile Lifts

Elgar Coaches Upgrades Workshop with Totalkare Mobile Lifts

Elgar Coaches has improved its workshop facilities with the purchase of mobile column lifts from experts in workshop equipment, Totalkare.

START to Deliver New Era of Intelligent Travel Using MaaS

START to Deliver New Era of Intelligent Travel Using MaaS

​​Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) picks Equans, Masabi and Transit App to deliver new era of intelligent travel using MaaS.

Padam Mobility as Technology Partner for New AV Projects

Padam Mobility as Technology Partner for New AV Projects

The EU-funded ULTIMO project has brought Padam Mobility on board as Technology Partner for new AV projects.

Masabi Appoints Ben Whitaker as Chief Evangelist

Masabi Appoints Ben Whitaker as Chief Evangelist

Masabi has appointed Ben Whitaker as Chief Evangelist to drive its Fare-Payments-as-a-Service revolution in the transit industry.

An Introduction to Induction Heating

An Introduction to Induction Heating

Totalkare tells you everything you need to know about induction heating, and how it can make your workshop a safer place.

New from NEXCOM: VTC 7260-xC4

New from NEXCOM: VTC 7260-xC4

The new VTC 7260-xC4 from NEXCOM is an in-vehicle AI-aided telematics computer designed with Intel 11th Gen.

Justride – Celebrating 10 Years of Fare Payment Innovation

Justride – Celebrating 10 Years of Fare Payment Innovation

Masabi celebrates ten years of fare payment innovation with its Justride mobility platform, reflecting on some successes along the way.

Monapass – One App, One Account, for Open Ticket Mobility

Monapass – One App, One Account, for Open Ticket Mobility

Flowbird has developed a unique ‘open ticket’ mobile platform that delivers a ‘one-app, one-account’ environment.

New from NEXCOM: VTC 7260-x

New from NEXCOM: VTC 7260-x

The new VTC 7260-x from NEXCOM is a fanless in-vehicle AI-aided telematics computer designed with Intel 11th Gen.

Which Heavy-Duty Fixed Lift Is Right for Your Workshop?

Which Heavy-Duty Fixed Lift Is Right for Your Workshop?

Totalkare puts its heavy-duty fixed lifts against each other to give you a comparison on what each one can do, and where they work best.

RFTA Launches Contactless Fare Payments System with Justride

RFTA Launches Contactless Fare Payments System with Justride

RFTA is excited to announce the launch of the RFTA Tickets app, a mobile fare payment system powered by Masabi's Justride platform

Bledsystem Announces Webinar Series: Eco-Driving for Bus Fleets

Bledsystem Announces Webinar Series: Eco-Driving for Bus Fleets

Bledsystem's "Eco-Driving for Bus Fleets" webinar will explain how the company is helping bus operators reduce consumption and accident rate.

Grammer Showcasing a Range of Seating Solutions at Fenatran

Grammer Showcasing a Range of Seating Solutions at Fenatran

Grammer do Brazil will return to Fenatran, presenting two of its current product highlights, the MSG 90.7 and the Cinema Seat.

Bus Fleet

Latvia: Solaris to Deliver 35 Urbino 12 Electric Buses to Riga

Latvia: Solaris to Deliver 35 Urbino 12 Electric Buses to Riga

Solaris Bus & Coach has signed a contract with Latvian operator, Rīgas Satiksme to deliver 35 Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses to Riga.

UK: 22 Electric Double Decker Buses to Operate in Leicester

UK: 22 Electric Double Decker Buses to Operate in Leicester

Arriva has announced that it will be introducing 22 electric double decker buses to the city of Leicester, UK.

NFI to Supply up to 473 Low- and Zero-Emissions Buses to San Diego MTS

NFI to Supply up to 473 Low- and Zero-Emissions Buses to San Dieg...

NFI has received firm orders to supply 41 buses to the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, with options to supply an additional 432 units.

UK: Metroline Orders 39 Wrightbus Electric Buses

UK: Metroline Orders 39 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Metroline has ordered 39 zero-emission electric buses from Wrightbus to operate across London and Hertfordshire.

India: Switch Mobility Delivers 71 Electric Buses to JSW

India: Switch Mobility Delivers 71 Electric Buses to JSW

Switch Mobility has partnered with JSW to provide 71 electric buses that will transport employees in India.

Irizar Wins First Electric Bus Order in Poland

Irizar Wins First Electric Bus Order in Poland

Irizar e-mobility will supply Polish operator, MPK Kraków with four zero-emission electric buses to operate in Kraków, Poland.

France: Ebusco to Supply 76 Ebusco 3.0 Electric Buses to Rouen

France: Ebusco to Supply 76 Ebusco 3.0 Electric Buses to Rouen

Métropole Rouen Normandie has confirmed the option for 76 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre electric buses to operate on BRT routes in Rouen, France.

Flix and Shell to Introduce Alternative Fuels for Long-Distance Coaches

Flix and Shell to Introduce Alternative Fuels for Long-Distance C...

Flix has signed a MoU and entered a long-term partnership with Shell to increase the use of alternative fuels on FlixBus coaches.

Poland: 8 Urbino 18 Electric Buses to Operate in Łódź

Poland: 8 Urbino 18 Electric Buses to Operate in Łódź

The city of Łódź has contracted Solaris to supply eight Urbino 18 articulated electric buses and the corresponding charging infrastructure.

First of 15 Nova Bus LFSe+ Electric Buses Arrives in Metro Vancouver

First of 15 Nova Bus LFSe+ Electric Buses Arrives in Metro Vancou...

The first of TransLink’s 15 new electric buses has arrived in Metro Vancouver to undergo testing by Nova Bus and Coast Mountain Bus Company.

Škoda H’CITY Hydrogen Bus to Start Operating in Prague

Škoda H’CITY Hydrogen Bus to Start Operating in Prague

Following its presentation at InnoTrans 2022, Prague will be the first city to test Škoda's new H’CITY 12 hydrogen model.

Ebusco Receives First Order for 13.5-Metre Ebusco 3.0 Electric Buses

Ebusco Receives First Order for 13.5-Metre Ebusco 3.0 Electric Bu...

Ebusco has received an order to supply 31 Ebusco 3.0 13.5-metre electric buses for Dutch public transport operator, EBS.

Norway: Nobina Orders 64 BYD Electric Buses for Nedre Glomma

Norway: Nobina Orders 64 BYD Electric Buses for Nedre Glomma

Nobina Fleet Norge has ordered 64 low-floor BYD electric buses to be delivered to Nedre Glomma, Norway in Q2 2023.

HESS to Supply 26 Trolleybuses in Zurich

HESS to Supply 26 Trolleybuses in Zurich

HESS has received a contract from VBZ to supply 26 battery-powered trolleybuses for use in Zurich, Switzerland.

UK: National Express Deploys 50 Electric Buses in Coventry

UK: National Express Deploys 50 Electric Buses in Coventry

50 National Express electric double-decker buses have entered service in Coventry, which aims to become the UK's first all-electric bus city.

Nobina Orders 4 Mellor Sigma 7 Electric Buses in Gothenburg

Nobina Orders 4 Mellor Sigma 7 Electric Buses in Gothenburg

Public transport operator, Nobina has ordered four Sigma 7 electric buses from Mellor for use in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Bledsystem – The ADN Solution

Bledsystem is the solution of ADN, developed for professional drivers in order to carry out efficient and safe driving.

Bus Infrastructure

Los Angeles to Upgrade 3,000 Bus Shelters to High-Tech ‘Mobility Hubs’

Los Angeles to Upgrade 3,000 Bus Shelters to High-Tech ‘Mob...

Ahead of the 2026 World Cup and the 2028 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles is upgrading 3,000 bus shelters to high-tech mobility hubs.

Aberdeen Rapid Transit Aims to Improve Transport in North East Scotland

Aberdeen Rapid Transit Aims to Improve Transport in North East Sc...

Nestrans, Aberdeen City Council, First Bus and Stagecoach are developing plans for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Aberdeen, Scotland.

US: BRT to Provide High-Capacity Transit in Clayton County

US: BRT to Provide High-Capacity Transit in Clayton County

MARTA Board of Directors has updated the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for State Route 54 in Clayton County to bus rapid transit (BRT).

NYC DOT to Further Improve Bus Priority in New York

NYC DOT to Further Improve Bus Priority in New York

The NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) has commenced work on new bus-priority lanes along Northern Boulevard in Queens, New York.

WeGo Breaks Ground on North Nashville Transit Center

WeGo Breaks Ground on North Nashville Transit Center

WeGo Public Transit has celebrated the groundbreaking of the North Nashville Transit Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Mobility House to Deploy Smart Charging for NYC Buses

The Mobility House to Deploy Smart Charging for NYC Buses

New York's MTA has selected The Mobility House to deploy its smart charging and energy management solution, ChargePilot, for NYCT buses.

Construction Begins on New Phibbs Exchange in Vancouver

Construction Begins on New Phibbs Exchange in Vancouver

Construction is now underway on upgrading the Phibbs Transit Exchange in North Vancouver to increase capacity for the city's bus services.

Canada: Pie-IX BRT Begins Service in Greater Montréal

Canada: Pie-IX BRT Begins Service in Greater Montréal

The Pie-IX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service has commenced operations from Laval to Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue in Montréal, Canada.

SFMTA’s Potrero Yard Modernisation Project Reaches New Milestone

SFMTA’s Potrero Yard Modernisation Project Reaches New Mile...

SFMTA has awarded the predevelopment agreement (PDA) for the Potrero Yard Modernization Project to Potrero Neighborhood Collective (PNC).

US: Nation’s Largest Solar Bus Charging Project Opens in Montgomery County

US: Nation’s Largest Solar Bus Charging Project Opens in Mo...

MCDOT has opened the Brookville Smart Energy Depot, marking the completion of the largest solar bus charging project in the US. 

London: New Fast Wireless Bus Charging Introduced

London: New Fast Wireless Bus Charging Introduced

London: new opportunity charging facilities have been installed at the Bexleyheath garage for use by the electric buses on route 132.

World’s Largest Electric Bus Depot Opens in Qatar

World’s Largest Electric Bus Depot Opens in Qatar

Qatar's Minister of Transport has inaugurated the Lusail Bus Depot, which has broken the record for the world’s largest electric bus depot.

New Bus Lane to Improve TriMet Transit Times in Portland, Oregon

New Bus Lane to Improve TriMet Transit Times in Portland, Oregon

The East Burnside Rose Lane project will improve speed and reliability for bus services on TriMet lines 12, 19, and 20 in Portland, Oregon.

Paris: ‘Eco-Bus Station’ to Be Built at Gare du Nord

Paris: ‘Eco-Bus Station’ to Be Built at Gare du Nord

Île-de-France Mobilités has announced that it will construct an 'eco-bus station' and an 'XXL bicycle hall' at Gare du Nord station in Paris.

US: Pierce Transit Breaks Ground on Spanaway Transit Center

US: Pierce Transit Breaks Ground on Spanaway Transit Center

Pierce Transit has celebrated the groundbreaking of its Spanaway Transit Center, which will improve connections to Tacoma, Washington State. 

US: IndyGo Cuts Ribbon on Its First Bus Super Stop

US: IndyGo Cuts Ribbon on Its First Bus Super Stop

IndyGo has cut the ribbon on its first Super Stop, which will bring enhanced comfort and faster transit times for bus riders in Indianapolis.

All the Latest News

US: BRT to Provide High-Capacity Transit in Clayton County

US: BRT to Provide High-Capacity Transit in Clayton County

MARTA Board of Directors has updated the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for State Route 54 in Clayton County to bus rapid transit (BRT).

Saudi Arabia: Red Sea Global to Deploy Electric Buses

Saudi Arabia: Red Sea Global to Deploy Electric Buses

Red Sea Global (RSG) has signed a purchase agreement for a fleet of electric buses for use on the northwest coast of Saudi Arabia.

BYD Delivers Its Third Electric Bus to San Francisco

BYD Delivers Its Third Electric Bus to San Francisco

BYD has delivered its third K9MD battery-electric bus to the San Francisco Muni Transit Association (SFMTA). 

New York MTA Receives Grant for First Zero-Emission Hydrogen Buses

New York MTA Receives Grant for First Zero-Emission Hydrogen Buse...

The MTA has accepted a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to deploy two hydrogen buses.

NYC DOT to Further Improve Bus Priority in New York

NYC DOT to Further Improve Bus Priority in New York

The NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) has commenced work on new bus-priority lanes along Northern Boulevard in Queens, New York.

Sweden: Svealandstrafiken Orders an Additional 13 Ebusco 3.0 Buses

Sweden: Svealandstrafiken Orders an Additional 13 Ebusco 3.0 Buse...

Ebusco has signed a new contract with Svealandstrafiken to manufacture 13 18-metre Ebusco 3.0 buses for Örebro Län, Sweden.

WeGo Breaks Ground on North Nashville Transit Center

WeGo Breaks Ground on North Nashville Transit Center

WeGo Public Transit has celebrated the groundbreaking of the North Nashville Transit Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Cincinnati Metro to Purchase Electric Buses and Upgrade Its Maintenance Facility

Cincinnati Metro to Purchase Electric Buses and Upgrade Its Maint...

The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council has awarded Cincinnati Metro 13.4m USD for electric buses and to modernise its Bond Hill facility.

Stagecoach Orders 200 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Double Decker Buses

Stagecoach Orders 200 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Double Decker Bu...

Alexander Dennis has received the UK bus industry’s largest order since 2019, with a contract to supply 200 Enviro400 buses for Stagecoach.

Milwaukee County Transit Unveils First BRT Electric Bus

Milwaukee County Transit Unveils First BRT Electric Bus

Milwaukee County Transit System has unveiled the first electric bus that will operate on its new MCTS CONNECT Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route.

Ohio State to Develop Bus Technology Testing Centre

Ohio State to Develop Bus Technology Testing Centre

Ohio State University will establish and operate a new testing centre for zero and and low-exhaust-emission public transport buses.

The Mobility House to Deploy Smart Charging for NYC Buses

The Mobility House to Deploy Smart Charging for NYC Buses

New York's MTA has selected The Mobility House to deploy its smart charging and energy management solution, ChargePilot, for NYCT buses.

Funding to Advance 7 NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Projects

Funding to Advance 7 NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Projects

NJ TRANSIT and NJTPA are advancing progress on 7 projects that will improve bus services in New Jersey with 43.6 million USD in funding.

Glasgow Open Top Buses to Become Electric

Glasgow Open Top Buses to Become Electric

City Sightseeing Glasgow is converting its entire fleet of open top vehicles to electric buses supplied by Wrightbus. 

FTA Funding Enables 45 Transit Agencies to Purchase GILLIG Clean-Energy Buses

FTA Funding Enables 45 Transit Agencies to Purchase GILLIG Clean-...

GILLIG has announced that 45 transit agencies across the US are investing recent federal awards in its clean-energy buses.

Construction Begins on New Phibbs Exchange in Vancouver

Construction Begins on New Phibbs Exchange in Vancouver

Construction is now underway on upgrading the Phibbs Transit Exchange in North Vancouver to increase capacity for the city's bus services.

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