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January 2014

‘Polar Vortex’ freezes up public transit service

Amtrak suffered some service disruptions and delays, with three trains halted about 80 miles from Chicago, when drifting snow and ice made the tracks impassable.

September 2013

Intercity Bus Shake Up Competitive Landscape

Shunning traditional stations by operating from curbside locations in many cities, BoltBus and Megabus have together grown by more than 25% over the past 18 months. Growth pains, however, are evident. Building product awareness has proven difficult in some regions.

January 2013

2013 Motorcoach Top 50 Expand Fleets, Training

Business was up in 2012 for the majority of respondents. While FirstGroup America and Coach USA still hold the top two spots, Horizon jumps up to number three.

August 2012

Motorcoach Express Services Flourish

Capitalizing on tech-savvy consumers who are looking to stretch their dollar and take advantage of added value, quicker trip times and online ticketing, express services have expanded their services from the Northeast to the West.

January 2011

Motorcoach Top 50 Report Sunny Outlook

Once again, FirstGroup America takes the top spot with 9,175 vehicles. The financial picture brightened substantially in 2010, with business up across the board by nearly 10 percent and financing hurdles easing up.

July 2010

Express Bus Service Drives New Rider Trends

Service reflects changes in rider choices for transportation to both work and recreational activities. Younger riders are drawn to the value in price and the ability to remain connected during the ride.

January 2010

Motorcoach Top 50 Tough Out Economy

FirstGroup America tops the list in METRO’s annual motorcoach survey, with 8,326 vehicles. The recession had business down overall, but operators forged ahead with more contract work and acquired new technological tools.

June 2009

Greyhound Leads the Way by Equipping Fleet with Seat Belts

The North American carrier recently added advanced seating technology, which combines three-point lap-and-shoulder belts with compartmentalization, further enhancing the safety of their Northeastern fleets.

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