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August 27, 2012

N.Y.’s Monsey Tours expands Facebook, Twitter presence

Utilizes the new Facebook Timeline interface to share photos and ideas for places future charter bus passengers can explore on their travels. On Twitter, Monsey Tours interacts with over 470 followers by asking questions like, “What type of music do you like to listen to on long trips?” and sharing ideas for making road trips more fun.


September 1, 2011

Driver in fatal N.Y. bus crash indicted

Ophadell Williams, the World Wide Travel driver in a bus accident that killed 15 people has been indicted on multiple counts of manslaughter.


August 15, 2011

MCI delivers to Montreal, Los Angeles

Groupe Orléans Express took five new and six pre-owned J4500 coaches, and equipped them with bike racks. Eight of the coaches also feature wheelchair lifts. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department added three new MCI purpose-built 2011 Inmate Security Transportation Vehicles to its fleet.


July 5, 2011

Charters spared from buying apportioned license plates

Letters were sent urging members to vote against the proposal citing the negative impact to travel and tourism and the higher costs that would have to be endured by motorcoach operators to obtain apportioned license plates.


March 18, 2011

Iowa's Windstar acquires Kincaid Coach’s Neb. branch

The purchase of Kincaid’s Lincoln, Neb. terminal will be Windstar Lines Inc.’s first location outside the state of Iowa.


February 15, 2011

Trailways adds Ohio-based charter company

Precious Cargo — a name that stems from the company’s commitment to safety first for its core business of transporting school children — began in 1993 with a fleet of school buses, and added equipment over the years to its current 25 vehicles, including nine full-size coaches and 13 school buses.


April 1, 2009

METRO Briefs

Teenager puts transit on the map. Former dispatch manager launches charter service. NORTA upgrades bus shelters.


March 27, 2009

MCI delivers J4500 to California

Visalia, Calif.-based Classic Charter’s new coach is equipped with a Detroit Diesel engine and Allison transmission, and features 110-volt outlets and a state-of-the-art entertainment system with 15-inch video monitors.


January 23, 2009

ABC delivers to California, Salt Lake City

Both coaches are powered by Cummins ISM 450 HP engines coupled to Allison Gen IV automatic transmissions, and are equipped with multi-monitor DVD systems, and reclining seats with foot rests and seat belts.


December 23, 2008

METRO Briefs

Motorcoach company loaning insurance. Charter service selling luxury inauguration train trip. Fare hackers team with MBTA.


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