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Ecolane Congratulates PennDOT on Two Award Wins in the America’s Transportation Awards Competition

Posted by Ecolane on Jul 16, 2018 1:50:30 PM

WAYNE, Pa (July 16, 2018)Ecolane is thrilled that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) received two awards for Best Use of Technology and Innovation in the regional America’s Transportation Awards competition for its statewide demand-response software implementation.

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Topics: Company News, Communications, Demand Response Software, Transportation Management, Paratransit Software, Paratransit, News, Transit Software Provider


Posted by Ecolane on Mar 30, 2018 8:19:00 AM

WAYNE, Pa (March 30, 2018) – Ecolane, a leader in transit technology, is proud to announce the successful completion of a five-year initiative with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Ecolane is now implemented and functioning across the entire state of Pennsylvania.

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Topics: Communications, Demand Response Software, Paratransit Software, Paratransit, Transportation for Seniors, News

Rachelle Jezbera Joins Ecolane

Posted by Ecolane on Oct 10, 2017 7:24:21 AM

Wayne, PA, October 10, 2017 – Ecolane, a global leader in transit business software, has hired Rachelle Jezbera as the company’s Senior Director, Business Development and Partner Relations for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. Jezbera will conduct business through the Wayne, PA office, located near Philadelphia, PA.

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Ecolane Launches First-to-Market Mobile App

Posted by Ecolane on Sep 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Wayne, PA – 9/27/2017 —Ecolane launches a first-to-market mobile app for demand-response transportation. Ecolane's continuing development of next-generation technology and innovation has led to the simplest, most user-friendly mobile app for passengers wanting the freedom to review and manage their personal transportation needs.

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Topics: Company News, Mobile App

Priscilla Vargas Joins Ecolane’s Business Development Team

Posted by Ecolane on Aug 16, 2017 2:53:36 PM

Wayne PA, August 16, 2017 – Ecolane, a global technology leader in transit software, has hired Priscilla Vargas as the company’s business development director for the Pacific Northwest and Midwest regions. 

Priscilla will conduct business from a satellite office located in Des Moines, WA, a suburb of Seattle, and will concentrate her efforts on increasing Ecolane’s sales of its product line throughout the Northwest U.S. region.  

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Ecolane's Ryan Larsen is Back Driving Results as Senior Vice President

Posted by Ecolane on Aug 2, 2016 3:52:33 PM

WAYNE, PA., August 1, 2016 – Ecolane, a global technology leader in transit software, announced the return of Ryan Larsen to the company’s operations, further demonstrating a commitment to aggressively building its business.

Larsen is Ecolane’s first senior executive hire since the company’s acquisition by worldwide transportation provider, National Express in June, 2016. 

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Ecolane Acquired By National Express Group

Posted by Ecolane on Jun 8, 2016 10:14:37 AM

Wayne, PA –  National Express, the parent company of National Express Transit has announced its acquisition of Philadelphia and Finland-based Ecolane and its business assets. Ecolane is a market leader in the demand responsive transportation (DRT) and the paratransit solutions market. Headquartered outside of Philadelphia, Ecolane provides technological solutions and services to increase the productivity, efficiency and customer satisfaction levels for their clients.

“By bringing Ecolane into the National Express family, we will be able to expand our service offerings and introduce new capabilities to all our transit customers,” said Judith Crawford, CEO of National Express Transit.  “Having a world-class transit and paratransit scheduling and dispatch platform  is a market differentiator and Ecolane's software fits perfectly with our vision. We are thrilled to have them join National Express.”

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Ecolane Names Fred Gilliam Board Chairman of US Business

Posted by Ecolane on Jun 2, 2014 9:00:00 AM

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA -- June 2, 2014 – Ecolane has elected Fred Gilliam a veteran in the transit industry for over 50 years, as the Company’s Chairman of the Board for its business operations in the United States. Gilliam has been a director on Ecolane’s board since 2012.

“Fred has made countless contributions to both Ecolane’s business as well as the larger transit industry since he began his career,”said Steve Ross, Global CEO of Ecolane. “He has been an essential company director, and his insight and leadership are valuable to our growth and the development of our business.”

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Ecolane Chosen as Veolia Partner for Nebraska’s State-Wide 

Posted by Ecolane on Mar 18, 2014 8:30:00 AM

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA — March 18, 2014 — Ecolane announced today that its platform has been selected as the software of choice for Veolia Transportation’s Medicaid contract with the state of Nebraska.  This partnership further expands Ecolane’s role in the Nebraska NEMT market.

Veolia will utilize Ecolane’s state-of-themselves-art technology for improved efficiency in the project. Ecolane’s Demand Response Transportation (DRT) software platform will be used for seamless eligibility verification, reservations,  scheduling and dispatching while Android-based Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) will enable dispatchers and drivers to work together in order to deliver better service with added efficiency and safety compliance. The technology also eliminates paperwork for transportation agencies, provides a self-service web interface allowing customers to book on line and if desired, to receive text messages informing them of up to date vehicle arrival times.

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Ecolane Names Daniel Andrlik as Vice President of Business Development

Posted by Ecolane on Feb 26, 2014 4:10:00 PM

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania—February 26, 2014—Ecolane USA Inc. has promoted Daniel Andrlik to the newly created role of Vice President of Business Development. Daniel will spearhead new strategic initiatives and business partnerships for the company.

“Daniel’s combined industry experience and intimate familiarity with Ecolane’s platform make him a perfect fit for this role,” said Steve Ross, CEO of Ecolane. “The new position supports our efforts to build for an evolving industry and will increase the reach of our existing products and services.”

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