April 1, 2014
The truck, which was reportedly speeding, lost control, drifted into oncoming traffic and struck the bus nearly head-on, with the bus then crashing into a tree.
January 14, 2014
At Marketplace, two ABA member motorcoach companies, Coach USA, the parent company of Megabus.com, and H&L Charters, won the ABA’s “Green Operator Award,” sponsored by MCI. Meanwhile, Mary Young, owner of Capitol Tours in West Columbia, S.C., won the first ever “ABA Media Women in Buses Award.”
January 9, 2014
Fairfax, Va.-based TSX is an independent safety rating organization that provides safety ratings of more than 300,000 passenger and freight carriers.
December 2, 2013
The post-recession economy, rising cost of gas and decline in the number of young people who own cars have contributed to an increase in demand.
October 8, 2013
Coach USA, which acquired the routes had promoted plans to incorporate many of them into its Megabus line, but due to low performance, decided to drop them and refocus its service on larger cities.
July 30, 2013
Representatives from the ABA; NAMO; the UMA; and major motorcoach operations reviewed provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The White House said it wants to use the motorcoach industry to convey information about the Act to customers who ride buses and may not have health insurance, including students and the elderly.
March 18, 2013
New models come equipped with three-point passenger seat belts, wheelchair lifts, Wi-Fi, 110-volt and power outlets, GPS and Saucon Asset Tracking systems. Electronic stability control, SmarTire and a fire suppression system are standard safety features.
May 31, 2012
Dallas, Houston; and San Antonio residents can now travel to five cities: Austin, Texas; Norman, Okla.; Memphis, Tenn.; Little Rock, Ark.; and New Orleans for as low as $1.
February 16, 2012
The Green Highway Award, established in 2008 and sponsored by Motor Coach Industries, recognizes companies that demonstrate organizational leadership in reducing carbon emissions. The award was presented to Coach USA because of its dedication to fuel conservation and idling reduction policies, recycling programs and facilities management.
December 6, 2011
Available for travel from Jan. 4 to March 1, 2012, to and from megabus.com’s U.S. cities and Toronto.
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