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Rough Roads ≠ Rough Rides

By Joel Badskey As part of my job, I have had the opportunity to travel all over the United States and Canada. With that travel I have been afforded the opportunity to experience a variety of foods, a myriad of festivals, the incredible diversity of cultures, and more twists and turns of the English language […]

Royal Excursion buys with purpose and vision

CH Bus Sales responds with world-class TEMSA coaches and attentive aftermarket care By David Hubbard Fresh out of college in 1998, Shannon Kaser had no experience with motorcoaches, but he knew that he wanted to run his own business. Kaser  could see a likely niche for a few vans in his hometown of Mishawaka, IN. […]

DATTCO— New England’s Famous Red Bus, PLUS!

DATTCO— New England’s Famous Red Bus, PLUS! DATTCO, a transportation staple in the New England region may be best known for their iconic red buses, but the family-owned company, which dates back to the 1920s, operates divergent business lines in the motorcoach, school bus and sales and service businesses. Now owned and operated by second […]

BUSRide Road Test: The Van Hool TX unveiled

The improvements to the T2100 are enough to warrant a name change.

The Volvo 9700: Drivers like it

As Ryan’s Express grows, the company relies heavily on its six Volvo 9700s.

Familiarity breeds customer satisfaction

Canadian operators welcome international tourists with two-door Van Hools.

Parking lot dings are the tip of an expensive iceberg

However insignificant they may seem on the surface, parking lot dings and maintenance yard mishaps are serious business.

Let it snow, let it snow

While warm weather lovers may see snow is an unnecessary freezing of water, to motorcoach t operators who book winter ski tours it represents an avalanche of positive income.

Gallup poll fails to recognize the motorcoach

A recently released poll from Gallup, the widely respected public opinion research firm, surveyed fuel prices and the effects of the increased costs but failed to ask a single question about motorcoach travel. With fuel prices approaching $5 per gallon in some areas, exceeding the more than $4 per gallon threshold that stung motorists in […]

MCI Commuter Coaches headed for Los Angeles

With its order for 84 40-foot CNG-powered MCI Commuter Coaches, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Schaumburg, IL, is now an ally of the City of Los Angeles, CA in its continuing effort to improve air quality.