May 2012 - BUSRide

Stefano named new Peter Pan President and CEO

Peter Pan officials announced that Brian Stefano, who joined Peter Pan over two decades ago, became the company’s new President and Chief Financial Officer.

Motorcoach industry reacts to FMCSA crackdown

UMA’s Victor Parra sees the FMCSA’s crackdown today as a double-edge sword.

FMCSA shuts down 26 bus operations in unprecedented sweep

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has shut down 26 bus operations, declaring them imminent hazards to public safety.

Coach America shutting down July 23

Dallas, TX-based Coach America Inc. will cease operations on July 23 and will lay off more than 70 employees.

CTAA report: Putting Transit to Work in Main Street America

(CTAA) released a report last week that examines how smaller communities and rural regions are using transit and other mobility investments to revitalize their economies and connect residents to local and regional opportunities.

FMCSA extends comment period on proposed Safety Measurement System improvements

FMCSA this week announced a 60-day extension of the time that motor carriers have to comment on proposed improvements to the agency’s proposed Safety Measurement System (SMS).

Alleged shooter of Los Angeles bus driver could face death if convicted

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday charged a 41-year-old man with special circumstance murder for allegedly killing a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver.

TMS to acquire Coach America assets and operations in 15 markets

Transportation Management Services Inc. (TMS) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets and operations of Coach America Holdings, Inc.

Pacific Western Group’s Colborne remembered

BUSRide joins with Motor Coach Canada (MCC) and the entire North American bus and coach industry in expressing sadness over the passing of Robert B. Colborne.