Greyhound riders accused of calling in bomb threat charged
April 14, 2015
PAINESVILLE, Ohio — Two men accused of calling in a bomb threat from a Greyhound Bus traveling near the Cleveland area on Friday pleaded not guilty at their initial court appearance, reported the Plain Dealer.
Guru Dhimal is being charged with inducing panic and received a $20,000 cash or surety bond, while Bhagirath Koirala received a personal bond and has been released, according to court
CEO Interview: Greyhound's Boss on Reinventing a 100-Year-Old Brand
June 26, 2014
Greyhound CEO David Leach talks about reinventing a 100-year-old brand using learnings from its younger BoltBus service.
Greyhound celebrating 100 years
May 13, 2014
Greyhound is commemorating its 100th anniversary. To celebrate, the company will host a series of events scheduled throughout the year — showcasing its growth from one vehicle operating out of Hibbing, Minn., to its current standing as one of the world’s most iconic brands and an integral part of America’s transportation infrastructure.
On May 29, the company will launch its Centennial Tour
Fleets Growing, Business Strong for Motorcoach Top 50
January 5, 2015
%, with the amount of vehicles reported by the Top 50 totaling 24,319, compared to last year’s 22,267. Of the vehicles reported, 9,764, or 40%, are motorcoaches; constituting the same fleet percentage as last year.
Again, First Group America, with its crop of Greyhound motorcoaches, tops the list, followed by Coach USA/Coach Canada, Horizon Coach Lines, Academy Bus Companies and Pacific Western Group
Greyhound partners with bus trip scheduling website
May 22, 2014
Greyhound and Greyhound Express travel options will now appear in bus scheduling website wanderu.com’s search results.
Wanderu’s newest partner adds service to 57 cities concentrated in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada, including many popular summer travel destinations.
Wanderu helps travelers plan door-to-door bus and rail travel by comparing fares and schedules side by side, finding
Man who crashed Greyhound bus erratic prior to incident
June 20, 2014
PHOENIX — Investigative reports released Thursday by the Arizona Department of Public Safety detail witness accounts of events leading up to a late-January rollover crash that resulted in injuries to many of the nearly 40 people onboard, according to azcentral.
The Phoenix-bound Greyhound bus crashed after a man forcibly took the wheel from the driver and shouted “we are all going to die
Intercity Bus Shake Up Competitive Landscape
September 23, 2013
-to-city, sometimes called “corporate curbside,” carriers offer ultra-low promotional fares and issue tickets primarily via the Internet.
Greyhound, too, is on a hot-streak with its heavily advertised Greyhound Express, offering premium service that includes guaranteed seating, leather seats, Wi-Fi and power outlets.
“Only a few years ago, most people thought of scheduled intercity bus service outside
Public Transit Companies Among Country’s Best Employers
April 27, 2015
Pacific and Greyhound. In fact, SEPTA (#33) and MBTA (#49) placed higher than Apple (#55) and SEPTA was the highest ranked company in Pennsylvania.
“We’ve known for years that mass transit is one of the best industries in which to work,” said SEPTA GM Joseph M. Casey. “The Forbes list confirms this for the rest of the country.”
The Forbes rankings are derived from an online survey of 20
‘Polar Vortex’ freezes up public transit service
January 14, 2014
, reported officials.
Greyhound’s intercity motorcoach services were also impacted by the storm, with the operation suspending ticket sales and delaying schedules for a few days throughout the Midwest as part of its protocol during inclement weather situations.
“The safety and security of our customers is our top priority, so we only put buses on the road when it is completely safe to do so,” said
Greyhound to use airline pricing model to boost profit
May 23, 2013
DALLAS — Greyhound has turned to pricing models used by the airline industry as it seeks a ticketing system capable of boosting profitability by charging more for travel during peak periods, according to a Bloomberg News report.
FirstGroup Plc, the U.K. company that owns Greyhound, will spend as much $40 million on computerized yield-management technology to replace Greyhound’s flat