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Finance

BUSRide Financial Roundtable: Part II

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Guest panel encourages financial and accounting best practices as the only way to play ahead of the curve By David Hubbard In February, BUSRide convened with a select group of financial leaders in the bus and motorcoach industry during the UMA Motorcoach EXPO in Los Angeles, CA, for a roundtable discussion on the issues, trends […]

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BUSRide Financial Roundtable: Part I

Businessman sailing on dollar boat

Guest panel explores the factors that influence financing.

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And the survey says…

Woman playing bus fares.

Accenture determines transit passengers worldwide are willing to pay more for an improved experience.

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Predicting the future of payment methods

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With the emergence of every new payment technology, there’s a chorus declaring that it will revolutionize payment for products and services.

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Operators can ask for help

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ABC Companies manages the details through Fleet Assist.

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Cash vs. cashless

People paying bus fares.

Which is cheaper to process for the bus operator?

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Two friends look to the future

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One year into AAA Holdings, All Aboard America! and Calco Hotard have no regrets.

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Paratransit takes a hit in budget decisions; but the beat will go on

In an economy this bleak with requisite budget slashing unfortunately becoming the new order of the day, agencies and companies seem to be operating on the premise that they are just doing what a business has to do.

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Motorcoaches put stimulus dollars to work

Public and private coach operators across the country are vying for and receiving federal funding under the recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), more commonly known as stimulus funding.

There is a lot of talk these days about shovel-ready projects. While it would be difficult to actually find a shovel on the production line of the Motor Coach Industries (MCI) factory in Pembina, ND, it is fair to say the nearly 250 workers at that facility are wrench-ready.

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When the going gets tough…

A down economy presents challenges of every sort. One of the subtler is to nail down the one maxim that keeps everything in perspective. Over the last couple of months I have talked and listened to motorcoach operators and industry leaders who only reconfirmed my belief that when the going gets tough, the tough go shopping.

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