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February 21, 2014

Greyhound driver praised for handling of bomb threat

The driver asks a man, who is overheard by passengers talking on a cell phone about blowing up the bus, to leave the bus. When he refuses, the driver asks the riders to evacuate the bus and calls the police, who arrive immediately.


November 13, 2013

Greyhound orders 55 more Prevost X3-45s

Supplied the intercity operator and First Canada with a total of 350 vehicles between 2008 and 2012, inclusively.


October 10, 2013

Greyhound bus strikes tractor-trailer in Pa.

The New York City-to-Ohio Greyhound Charter bus crashed in the westbound lanes of I-80 in Union County's White Deer Township, near the exit for Williamsport.


September 26, 2013

Bus driver in Ohio crash passed out at wheel

He told police at the scene of the accident that he had been drinking coffee, began coughing and lost consciousness. The bus veered off the interstate and flipped over in the Sept. 14 crash, injuring at least 35 people.


September 26, 2013

Greyhound's Express service adds Midwest, Southeast routes

New routes will connect Atlanta to Jacksonville, Fla., and Memphis, Tenn., to Dallas expanding the company’s Express network to more than 1,000 potential direct-service intercity pairs available in more than 100 markets in North America.


August 8, 2013

Intercity bus travel surging, aided by discount ops

Discount city-to-city operators, such as BoltBus and Megabus, came to Philadelphia in 2008 where the number of trips by discount carriers rocketed 30.6% between 2011 and 2012.


July 9, 2013

Greyhound to launch onboard entertainment system

Customers can access more than 25 movies, 15 hours of television shows, 100 music albums and five games. They can also surf the Web, read digital news publications, check their trip maps and review destination guides.


June 27, 2013

N.Y. startup aims to be Travelocity for buses

While the company has partnered with 15 bus companies, larger ones like Greyhound haven't signed on, the website's CEO Ben Silverstein said, adding that he is confident they would come around.


June 6, 2013

Indian Trails adds new route

The new Indian Trails Michigan service will make twice-daily stops in Bay City, Saginaw, Flint, Pontiac, Southfield and Detroit.


May 23, 2013

Greyhound to use airline pricing model to boost profit

FirstGroup will spend as much $40 million on computerized yield-management technology to replace Greyhound’s flat-rate charging plan.


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