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Unmarked success gets it reward

Shannon Kaser, founder and president of Royal Excursion, Mishawaka, IN, has earned the 2011 BUSRide Motorcoach Industry Achievement Award.

Atlanta entrepreneurs provide ‘UnFURgettable’ experience

A group of friends in Atlanta, Georgia banded together to start a unique transportation business called Fur Bus that promised an “unFURgettable” travel experience.

Carless in Seattle

Carla Saulter and her husband, Adam, do not own vehicles. The family has been car-free for nearly eight years.

Norm Littler at the ABA’s Philadelphia Marketplace

The American Bus Associate’s Vice President, Regulatory & Industry Affairs and Executive Director, Bus Industry Safety Council speaks on BUSRide magazine.

Two new studies point a finger and offer a solution

As 2011 drew to a close the findings of a six-month study by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) again pushed a hot button. U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez D-NY) requested the study to focus specifically on the safety and compliancy — or the lack thereof — of […]

Foxwoods Casino shows motorcoach savvy

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is fully in tune with the tremendous role the motorcoach industry plays in bringing customers and vacationers to its Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. The company demonstrates its industry savvy through its daily operation of four separate motorcoach segments so as to avoid any confusion.

Refurbishment center revitalizes Greyhound and Nappanee

Greyhound officials decided on a 110,000 square-foot facility in Nappanee, a small town of about 7,000 people southwest of Goshen to be the site for the Nappanee Bus Refurbishment Center.

KPS purchase gives MCI new life

KPS Capital Partners, New York, NY, announced in September it had taken controlling investment in MCII holdings, the parent company of Motor Coach Industries International (MCI), Schaumburg, IL. KPS has history investing in the transit industry. In 2002, KPS rescued Canada-based New Flyer, selling it in February 2004 with a 750-percent return on investment.

SCR aces the test

Prevost believes the SCR approach combines the best aspects of Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) with a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and selective catalytic reduction to provide the best possible solution

Setra makes a new move

Daimler Buses North America unveils the ComfortClass S 407 at UMA Expo 2011 By David Hubbard Setra motorcoaches have served North American operators for more than 25 years. First exhibited in the 200 Series, the Setra bus and coach brand has grown to stand for quality, comfort and luxury. Setra further refined the highend concept […]