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Ride the Trolley!

Trolley Tour Wraps Up Season Blue Water Area Transit wraps up its 2015 Trolley Season with tours on five consecutive Saturdays starting on September 12. The historic tours are available six days per week through September 12 and then continue on Saturdays, noon through 5:00 p.m., through October 10. Our Trolley Tour offers an overview […]

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Ridership Up Nationwide

USA Transit Ridership Highest in 58 Years Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014, which is the highest annual public transit ridership in 58 years according to a report released this week by the American Public Transportation Association. Noting that the increase happened even when gas prices declined by 42.9 cents during […]

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Keeping Business in Michigan…

Gov. Rick Snyder recognized Midwest Bus Corp for its “keep business in Michigan” attitude during his October visit to the Owosso-based bus remanufacturing company. Midwest was celebrating a new two-year $31.4 million contract to remanufacture 192 buses for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. They plan to increase their staff to more than 100 before the […]

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National Roadeo, TIGER Act…

Brad Guilds Competes in National Roadeo We were honored this June to have a member of our staff compete in the National Community Transportation Association Roadeo in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Brad Guilds competed against 60 of the nation’s best community and public transportation drivers and placed 14th for his performance on a written test, obstacle […]

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Connecting People with Opportunities and Services…

Celebrating 23rd Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act This month marks the 23rd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act by President George H. W. Bush. The bill’s author, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), delivered part of his speech in sign language so his deaf brother could understand. The ADA is a wide-ranging […]

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