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Three tools I won't leave home without

We all have certain items we take on our bus trips, especially those of us who do charter trips around the country. A couple of snacks, bottle of water, travel pillow for a nap and my camera are a few of my favorite things I almost always bring along.

BRT and positive developmental impact

One of the more interesting areas of research on Bus Rapid Transit that I’ve worked on relates to land use and the relationship between the two. At the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute (NBRTI), my colleague, Victoria Perk, and I have both spent time working on this area, yet we each focused on different aspects.

BFGoodrich Tires goes wild in new ad campaign

In its new national advertising campaign launched today, July 14, BFGoodrich® Tires, Greenville, SC, connects the gripping characteristics of a tree frog to illustrate the strengths of its tire products.

Crossing into Canada means attention to detail

Close cooperation and open communications between American and Canadian members of the motorcoach, tour and travel industries are more important today than ever as people slowly start traveling again for leisure across all regions of North America.

CVSA RoadCheck 2010 shows lower out of service rate

Results from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck 2010 reveal the commercial motor vehicle industry is hovering close to the record low out-of-service (OOS) rates set during 2009.

The Murray Amendment saga continues

As you may have heard, U.S. Senator Patty Murray introduced language in an appropriations bill that prohibited the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) from enforcing the Charter Service Rule regarding King County Metro Transit in Seattle.

ABC Companies opens BusBuys online outlet store

The ABC Companies recently unveiled BusBuys online outlet store on its website www.abc-companies.com. The new service enables visitors to quickly connect to a full inventory of wholesale-priced pre-owned coach equipment directly from the ABC website where visitors may view videos, specs and pricing information.

Academy acquires Archway

Academy Bus, Hoboken, NJ, the largest privately owned and operated motor coach company in the United States, purchased Archway Bus Transportation, Inc, West Warwick, RI, in an acquisition that includes the terminal building and existing buses.

Prevost hosts Volvo Sales Academy in Nashville

Prevost, Sainte-Claire, QB, Canada, recently hosted the 2010 Volvo Bus Sales Academy at its Nashville Service Center conference facility. The Volvo Sales Academy is a global initiative by Volvo Bus, designed to train Sales Teams in these areas of importance. This week-long sales training session focuses on customer satisfaction, product knowledge and communication strategies. The […]

First Transit is a leader in Miami business community

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce today announced that First Transit, Cincinnati, OH, a provider of ADA paratransit, fixed-route, transit call centers and university shuttle systems, has joined the Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle, a diverse cross section of leading businesses in South Florida committed to the betterment of the business community. Matt Wood, senior vice president […]