Motorcoach

Badger, Jefferson Lines begin service to 5 colleges

Posted on September 14, 2009

[IMAGE]Badger-Bus2-full.jpg[/IMAGE]Tour and charter companies Badger Bus and Jefferson Lines have begun offering service to five college campuses, including the University of Wisconsin (UW) and the University of Minnesota (UM). 

This new service connects the colleges in Madison and Minneapolis and is aimed at reaching university students who are looking for affordable ways to get between cities without having to take cabs to the bus stop, according to John Meier, president of Madison, Wis.-based Badger Coaches Inc. 

Along with the UW campus in Madison, the coach companies will make stops at UW- La Crosse, Winona University, and at Coffman Union on the University of Minnesota Campus. Other stops along the route are La Crosse, Rochester, St. Paul and the Twin Cities airport. Connecting service is also available from the UW Milwaukee campus on Fridays and Sundays. 

Buses used on the new route will offer Wi-Fi as well as feature DVD movies during the trip. Passengers who purchase their ticket online receive a 15 percent to 20 percent discount off the walk up fare and will be guaranteed their seat.

Departure from the UW Madison Campus at the Memorial Union will be at 2:30 p.m. and will operate Friday through Monday. Departures from the UM Campus at the Coffman Union will be at 1:35 p.m. on Friday through Monday. During Thanksgiving week, extra service will be available on Tuesday and Wednesday before the holiday. 

“Students have long been asking for more affordable and better service, and we’ve responded by introducing this new 'College Connection,'” said Meier.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Prevost names new coach regional sales manager

Dale Paziuk joined Prevost in 1999, beginning as a field service representative serving the Northwest, will serve in Western Canada and Northwestern U.S..

Crowdsourced tech company, OurBus, expanding in Northeast

New route will connect Washington, D.C; Philadelphia; Allentown, Pa.; and Binghamton and Ithaca, N.Y., effective September 21.

Mich.'s Indian Trails adds Prevost, Temsa coaches

The H3-45s all have comfort features comparable to a commercial airline’s business class — reclining seats with ample leg room, headrests and footrests, and more.

ABA Foundation's board plots future of group travel industry

Pledged to continue using the ABA's Marketplace as the focal point for raising funds for its Fund A Future scholarship campaign.

FlixBus European business sees 50% uptick over summer

Top destinations in summer 2018 were: Berlin, Paris, Munich, Hamburg, Prague, Frankfurt, Vienna, Amsterdam, Rome, and Milan.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation