More tourism, travel industry growth forecast for 2013|
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Travel Association is projecting an increase of nearly 100,000 tourism-sector jobs by the end of this year.
Growth in domestic and international inbound tourism,...
Not pretty: Texas high court weighs in on seatbelts|
AUSTIN, Texas - In a potentially far-reaching decision, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that state law is not preempted just because the federal government hasn't adopted a safety standard requiring...
Hawkeye Stages acquires Northwest Iowa Transportation |
FORT DODGE, Iowa - Loren Joes, who bought Northwest Iowa Transportation 20 years ago and has run the tour-and-charter coach company since, sold his operation on the first of October to another Iowa operator,...
International Motor Coach Group chooses Eyre Bus as top operator|
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Eyre Bus, Tour and Travel has been given the 2008 Operator of the Year Award by International Motor Coach Group (IMG).
The award, announced at IMG's annual Strategic Alliance...
Greyhound asks exception for recorder placement|
WASHINGTON -- Greyhound Lines Inc. is seeking permission to mount video event recorders in its buses at a lower position than federal rules allow.
Federal safety regulations say antennas and other...
Illinois operator makes news with clean-diesel coaches|
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Pacific Western rolls out luxury 'green' air shuttle|
TORONTO - One of North America's largest motorcoach operators, Pacific Western Transportation, has upgraded its shuttle between downtown and Lester B. Pearson Airport with more convenient, luxurious and...
Canadian operators promote buses' environmental pluses|
TORONTO -- Canadian motorcoach operators hope to boost their appeal by highlighting the environmental advantages of traveling by bus.
A brochure issued by Motor Coach Canada and the Ontario Motor...
Operator wins hollow charter rules decision|
ATLANTA -- A Florida public transit agency violated federal charter service rules when it hooked up with a nonprofit organization to provide transportation service for special events, the Federal Transit...
megabus to halt L.A. runs|
LOS ANGELES - megabus.com is suspending its West Coast operation later this month because of poor ridership.
The pull out comes less than a year after megabus.com began its curbside operation...