TUCSON, Ariz. -- Business is gradually
improving for charter and tour trips into
Mexico as the economy improves and news
of drug violence wanes, according to a
handful of bus operators in California,
Arizona and Texas.
"It's still not commensurate with where it
used to be, but it is getting better," said
Thomas "TJ" Morgan Jr., president and CEO
of Gray Line Tours of Tucson and Citizen
Auto Stage Co.
Morgan's Gray Line Tours includes
Mexican trips to San Carlos and Puerto...
WASHINGTON -- As many motorcoach
drivers have likely noticed, those green
diesel-price signs visible from freeways are
now showing lower numbers than those for
regular unleaded gasoline.
In many parts of the country, the
average price of a gallon of diesel fuel has
slipped below that of gasoline - in
California it is as much as 74 cents lower -
for the first time in about a decade.
According to the U.S. Energy
Information Administration, the price of
regular gasoline averaged...
NEWARK, N.J. - New Jersey's public transit
board has officially approved a $395 million
contract to purchase 772 commuter coaches
from Motor Coach Industries.
The contract, one of the largest
between New Jersey Transit and MCI, calls
for the coach manufacturer to supply the
transit agency with the 45-foot, clean-diesel,
cruiser-style coaches over six years,
beginning in 2016.