December 29, 2011
The U.S.-based curbside carrier has filed at least three challenges with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board since May 2010.
November 1, 2011
The association's response to the NTSB's curbside motorcoach safety report also cites the need for inspections of motorcoaches in facilities at their point of origin or destination.
The fatal accident rate for curbside carriers from January 2005 to March 2011 was 7 times that of conventional bus operations: 1.4 fatal accidents per 100 vehicles for curbside carriers compared with 0.2 fatal accidents per 100 vehicles for conventional scheduled carriers.
August 2, 2011
Researchers found that Megabus and other curbside operators are attracting more riders, primarily younger ones, drawn to the convenience of amenities such as onboard Wi-Fi. Acela ridership remains unaffected.
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