Report: Fed crackdown, economy helping operators thrive

In 2012, the government cracked down on a number of low-fare bus companies that were shoddily run and did not follow safety regulations.

Shuster confirmed as T&I Chair in 113th Congress

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) was officially confirmed by the House of Representatives to chair the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He also announced the full Committee Republican membership.

MCI delivers to Calif., Ariz.

Apple Valley, Calif.’s Ebmeyer Charter and Tucson, Ariz.-based Gray Line Tours Tucson/Citizen Auto each received a 2013 MCI J4500 coach. Features include wood floors, three-point seat belts and Wi-Fi.

Canadian coach operator considers seat belt installation

Following an accident in which a coach was blown off the road, injuring several passengers, Maritime Bus owner Mike Cassidy considers seat belts.

Transit app gets info via crowdsourcing

Moovit allows users to contribute information about available seats, delays, cleanliness, and support for Wi-Fi and handicapped riders.

NTSB investigating Ore. coach crash

On Dec. 30, a 1998 Prevost motorcoach, operated by Mi Joo Tour & Travel, went down an embankment, rolled over at least once, and came to rest upright at the bottom of the slope. Nine of the vehicle's occupants received fatal injuries.

Mass. operator purchases 6 new Van Hools

Tremblay's Bus and Motor Coach Co. acquired the WiFi-equipped coaches valued at $535,000 each to meet new customer demands.

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