Greyhound launches real-time bus tracking system
June 16, 2015
Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, announced the launch of BusTracker — a new real-time GPS tracking system that allows customers to see where their bus is, and when it will arrive at their destination.
Customers can access BusTracker by visiting Greyhound.com and searching by schedule number, departure city or arrival city for updates
Man jumps out of Greyound bus, dies
July 2, 2015
FORT MYERS, Fla. — A North Carolina man died after jumping out of the window of a Greyhound bus in Lee County, Fla., the Naples Daily News reported.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 36-year-old man opened a window on the left side of the bus and jumped for unknown reasons. He was then taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. For the full story, click here.
Man pleads guilty in 2014 Greyhound bus driver attack
June 26, 2015
PHOENIX — A California man plead guilty to assault charges related to his 2014 alleged attack inside a Greyhound bus that forced the vehicle off the road west of Phoenix, injuring more than two dozen passengers, Reuters reported.
Maquel Morris was arrested in January 2014 after authorities said he got out of his seat and attacked the driver of the Dallas-bound bus and tried to roll
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.
Study: 1.3 million will travel by bus over July 4th holiday
June 25, 2015
at a decade high for the holiday: An estimated 1,312,905 passengers will make trips of 50 miles or more by bus, surpassing all previous Fourth of July holidays over the past 10 years. July 2, a Thursday, is expected to be the busiest day for bus travel.
Greyhound customers can track bus arrival using GPS: This is the first holiday when travelers on Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus
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
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
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
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