The envelopes please… Here are the winners of the 2009 BUSRide / Oracal USA MotorVision Competition

Here are the winners of the 2009 BUSRide / Oracal USA MotorVision Competition

For the second year, BUSRide magazine and Oracal USA put the call out for the most attractive, compelling bus wraps from every niche in the bus and motorcoach industry. Again owners, operators, transit agencies and readers gave their overwhelming response to this presentation of artistic, original, complex and technical wherewithal to wrap a bus for greater excitement and awareness.

And the winners are ……

The top vote getters — MOTORCOACH
First Place
Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Louisville, KY
25755 votes
Installer: Digital EFX Wraps

The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau wrapped this motorcoach with colorful and exciting images of Louisville, Kentucky for a tour through nine cities as part of a spring marketing promotion called Takin’ it to the Streets.

Second Place
Premier Coach Inc.
Colchester, VT
26,196 votes
Installer: Turbo Images

Premier Coach presented this coach depicting the four seasons of New its 2008 Driver of The Year, Steve Lewis.

The top vote getters — TRANSIT

First Place
Metropolitan Transit Authority
Houston, TX
10,514 votes
Installer: Mountain Commercial Graphics

METRO 402 Quickline Bellaire route provides faster travel and fewer stops aboard high-end hybrid vehicles complete with its own unique branding.

Second Place
Greater Binghamton Convention and Visitors Bureau Binghamton, NY
2,667 votes
Installer: RSA Advertising

Greater Binghamton CVB wrapped this special hybrid bus to not only catch attention but to promote and celebrate the city’s native son Rod Serling, originator of The Twilight Zone.

The top vote getters — SPECIALTY VEHICLES

First Place
Rice Lake Weighing Systems
Rice Lake, WI
6,598 votes
Installer: Daxam Inc.

The Rice Lake tour bus brings weighing products directly to the businesses that use them every day.

Second Place
Arizona Foundation for Eye Health
Phoenix, AZ
3,003 Votes
Installer: Matthews Mobile Media

The BUSRide editors’ picks — MOTORCOACH

First Place
Grayline Nashville/Stewart Transportation Solutions, Nashville, TN
Installer: Event Media Management

Second Place
Karst Stage, Bozeman, MT
Installer: Turbo Images

The BUSRide editors’ picks — TRANSIT

First Place
City of Phoenix Public Transit
Phoenix, AZ
Installer: Clear Channel Outdoor

Second Place
Broome County Transit/RC Transit Advertising, Binghamton, NY
Installer: ABC Imaging

The BUSRide editors’ picks — SPECIALTY VEHICLES

First Place
U.S. Coachways Inc., Staten Island, NY
Installer: Applied Advertising

Second Place
The Big Blue Bus, City of Santa Monica, CA
Installer: iMagic