Motorcoach

Greyhound Express expands to west coast

Posted on April 20, 2012

Greyhound announced that Greyhound Express — its premium, non-stop service — will be expanding into California as well as add new routes in Texas starting in May.

The announcement introduces 66 new city pairs and 10 new markets to the growing Greyhound Express network, which is the largest network of nearly 700 potential direct-service intercity pairs.

Greyhound Express is coming to nine new California markets, including Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, Bakersfield, Fresno, Modesto, Stockton and Sacramento as well as San Antonio.

The newest Greyhound Express routes include:

  • Los Angeles – Oakland – San Francisco
  • Los Angeles – San Jose – San Francisco
  • Los Angeles – Bakersfield – Fresno – Modesto – Stockton – Sacramento
  • Dallas – Austin – San Antonio
  • Houston – San Antonio

Since introducing Greyhound Express in December 2010, Greyhound has expanded to nearly 70 key markets across North America and has seen an impressive 21 percent increase in overall ridership, with nearly 2.2 million customers experiencing the premium service.

“This expansion is a direct result of customer demand and our customers have shown us that they love the value and premium amenities Greyhound Express offers,” said Dave Leach, president/CEO, Greyhound.

Greyhound Express provides modern, environmentally friendly buses equipped with amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats, reserved seating and extra legroom. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home or pick it up at a self-service ticketing kiosk.

Greyhound Express provides non-stop service between major cities, originating from Greyhound service hubs including New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Atlanta; Dallas; Calgary, Alberta and now Los Angeles.

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

More News

Seattle launches shared transit stop pilot with Microsoft

The six-month program allows private shuttle buses operated by participating companies to use public transit stops.

UMA members descend on Capitol Hill to urge regulation reform

Prime Policy Group, UMA’s government relations firm, has scheduled more than 300 individualized appointments for members to meet with Congressional elected officials to discuss key legislative issues affecting the motorcoach industry.

Motorcoach sales remain steady, says ABA report

Sales for the first quarter were dominated by private sales of new 45-foot motorcoaches, which saw an 18.5% increase over the same period in 2016.

Alexander Dennis wins significant share of UK Stagecoach bus order

The 314 vehicles will be delivered by the end of April 2018 and introduced in Stagecoach’s regional bus operations in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as on the megabus.com and Scottish Citylink coach networks.

CH Bus Sales delivers 2 Temsas to Calif.'s Professional Charter

Vehicles equipped with many favorite features, including 110-volt outlets with USB ports, Alcoa Durabright wheels, enclosed parcel racks, leather and fabric seats, REI audio/video, and woodgrain floor.

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

Please sign in or register to .    Close