Houston operator seeks to build Texas powerhouse|
HOUSTON - A Houston-based bus holding company is seeking U.S. Surface Transportation Board approval of its acquisition of five Texas and Louisiana motorcoach companies in what amounts to the most significant...
Operating in the Big Apple: The hassles keep growing|
NEW YORK CITY -- The motorcoach industry has a love-hate relationship with this burg.
Because New York is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, charter bus operators love...
Vamoose Bus charts an intercity path less travelled|
NEW YORK CITY -- In the passenger transportation business, Vamoose Bus has few - if any - parallels.
That's because Vamoose offers two levels of curbside service between New York and metropolitan...
Luxury service in Texas relishes airline competition|
DALLAS, Texas - Vonlane, a luxury motorcoach start-up now linking Dallas and Austin with daily service, appears to be confident in going up against airlines for short-haul business travel.
Museum ‘fling” draws record crowd, plus ‘new’ coach|
HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Museum of Bus Transportation held its annual Spring Fling last month on the campus it shares with the Antique Automobile Club of America here.
The gathering has evolved into...
N.J. Transit appeals $10,000 fine in charter rule case|
WASHINGTON - New Jersey Transit has appealed the $10,000 fine levied against it by the Federal Transit Administration for violating the government's charter service rule during a golf tournament last...
Transit-takeover dispute gains new life in Minnesota|
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- After two years of fighting unsuccessfully in the courts and before a federal agency, a private bus operator who lost his nearly 50-year transit business here has received his first...
USDOT marks 100 years of intercity bus travel|
Note: The U.S. Department of Transportation marked the 100th anniversary of intercity bus travel last month at an outdoor ceremony in Washington, D.C. Following the event, Anne Ferro, administrator...
Feds’ consideration of ticket challenges is good first step|
By Dave Millhouser
We were cruising west on a nearly deserted Interstate 80 in a Flxible VL100 on a perfect summer day.
Flx's were great buses . . . but quirky.
Environment for borrowing stays positive for operators|
Since the late 1990s, U.S. monetary policy has been aimed at maintaining interest-rate targets that are relatively low to stimulate investment and consumption and to combat the lingering economic stagnation...