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Lawmakers introduce sweeping bus, motorcoach safety bill

Pennsylvania lawmakers Bill Shuster and Tim Holden, along with Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, introduced a bill in Congress Wednesday to improve passenger safety on U.S. buses and motorcoaches.

CTTransit adds 25 articulated buses

CTTransit added 25 new 60-foot “bendy buses” to the agency’s fleet for Greater New Haven and Stamford.

Fall from ‘pub crawl’ bus kills one, injures another

Massachusetts authorities are still investigating a case of two men falling from a moving bus after a day of beer drinking, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured.

Schumer: NTSB to investigate tour bus industry

Two lawmakers announced Sunday that the National Transportation Safety Board will launch a probe into the U.S. tour bus industry.

MCI hosting pre-owned sales open-houses, online auction

Motor Coach Industries is hosting three open houses at MCI Sales and Service Centers  in April to sell pre-owned coaches. The first sale will be held April 5 in Blackwood, NJ. The April 13 sale will be held in Los Alamitos, CA near Los Angeles; the third will be held in Des Plaines, IL on […]

Starline Tours sued by disabled beauty pageant winners

One of the largest tour companies in Los Angeles is being sued by a group of wheelchair beauty pageant contestants for allegedly being refused tickets because of their disability.

WMU students using new Bronco Transit App

Western Michigan University students now have a mobile GPS application to track bus locations in real-time online on their computers, cell phones, iPads and iPods.

MD bill would OK bus camera footage for traffic tickets

If Maryland lawmakers have their way, local jurisdictions could issue $250 tickets to drivers caught breaking the law by using cameras installed on school buses.

NTSB: NY bus doing 78 before crash

the National Transportation Safety Board said the bus that crashed on March 12 in New York killing 15 people and injured 18 others was traveling 78 miles an hour when it crossed a paved shoulder and hit a roadside pole.

NYC Transit orders 90 Prevost express coaches

MTA New York City Transit has contracted with Prevost for the coach maker to manufacture 90, 57-passenger X3-45 motor express coaches.