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November 18, 2014

Trailways CEO Ellsworth to retire

Gale C. Ellworth, at the helm for nearly 18 years, is credited with helping revitalize the iconic brand, which is comprised of 70-plus independently owned or operated motorcoach companies.


August 15, 2014

'Pop-up' bus co. Bridj to expand service in Boston area

The company had been testing three routes using fixed pickups, will operate with an initial capacity of about 500 riders a day and scale up to 15,000 passengers over time.


August 12, 2014

Bridgestone, Peter Pan celebrate 75-year partnership

Six years after starting Peter Pan Bus Lines, Peter C. Picknelly reached an agreement with the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. to lease Firestone tires for a period of one year.The original tire lease contract signed in 1939 was given to the Picknelly family by Bridgestone.


July 15, 2014

Bus tour takes Texas teens away from gangs

The bus tour, dubbed the "Future Former Gang Tour," gathered students, community activists, and Dallas Police Gang Unit officers together to view the blight, vandalism, and other issues in gang-afflicted neighborhoods.


May 15, 2014

RATP Dev launches NYC sightseeing bus service

The two sightseeing routes are using 15 double-decker buses sporting the colors of the American flag and operate every 10 to 15 minutes.


April 8, 2014

Prevost expands Richmond, B.C. parts facility

Now stocks 4,600 items in the Richmond warehouse, more than $800,000 worth of inventory. The expansion will increase parts availability and shorten the lead time to get parts to their west coast customers.


March 27, 2014

S.F. voters support 'Google buses,' poll says

The telephone poll of 500 likely San Francisco voters found that, overall, 57% have a favorable view of the shuttles, and only 18% have a negative view.


December 13, 2013

Megabus stop to return to U. of Vermont campus

The carrier moved its stop away from the campus in November after being asked by the university to relocate it in response to multiple instances of suspected drug trafficking and a drug arrest at the stop.


October 22, 2013

Tour bus vendors booted from Hollywood Walk of Fame

City leaders say rogue companies aggressively harass tourists and ruin vacation stays, according to a report.


October 15, 2013

Hispanic Motorcoach Council holds first meeting

The newly created group offers support through networking, knowledge and information related to security issues, safety compliance, legislative/regulatory oversight and operational best practices.


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