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NABDA delivers local flavor to multiple facilities

In operation since 2003, the North American Bus Dealers Association (NABDA) is a consortium of bus dealers throughout North America dedicated to solving the problems national and regional purchasers often face with local after-market support at each of their facilities.

Cape Cod RTA weaves an intermodal web

The Cape Cod peninsula is a significant tourist destination in the summer months, attracting not only the regular visitors throughout the northeastern United States, but an increasing number of tourists across the nation and from Europe.

The 2010 Hounds of the Mother Road reunion: A review

Word from Tom McNally is the April Scenicruiser 2010 Hounds of the Mother Road reunion in Amarillo and Adrian, TX, was a total success with 85 people showing up in 10 Scenicruisers and three GMC model buses.

Virginia Beach rolls it out for motorcoaches

Virginia Beach is a motorcoach kind of town that goes to great lengths to appeal to group tours. In fact, the Virginia Beach CVB lays claim to attracting the first group tour ever to travel to America, noting that the first permanent English settlers landed at Cape Henry, before moving on to settle Jamestown.

New York commuters brace for more transit cutbacks

New York commuters brace for more transit cutbacks.

NYC coach crashes enroute to Atlantic City, NJ

A bus owned by Sun Lee Bus Co. New York, NY, carrying 50 people to Atlantic City, NJ, rear-ended a car and skidded 80 feet before stopping.

The envelopes please… Here are the winners of the 2009 BUSRide / Oracal USA MotorVision Competition

For the second year, BUSRide magazine and Oracal USA put the call out for the most attractive, compelling bus wraps from every niche in the bus and motorcoach industry. Again owners, operators, transit agencies and readers gave their overwhelming response to this presentation of artistic, original, complex and technical wherewithal to wrap a bus for greater excitement and awareness.

And the winners are ……

FMCSA takes action against illegal operator

For years, the American Bus Association has been urging the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to crack down on illegal “rogue” operators imperiling public safety. This month, FMCSA took decisive action against one of these illegal bus operators.

Five tips for the new motorcoach driver

I’ve been driving motorcoaches for almost eight years. But I still remember when I was the “new guy.” Here are a few tips that might help all you new bus and motorcoach drivers as you ease into your wonderful new career — some that were shared with me and some I wish had been shared with me.

ARBOC plays a vital role in the Spirit of Alexandria Foundation

Leah and Craig Bennett established the Spirit of Alexandria Foundation to remember their daughter Alexandria Bennett, the late granddaughter of ARBOC Mobility president, Jim Bartel. The foundation builds on the passion Alexandria held for nature in her young age. In cooperation with partners close to home and across the country, the foundation helps other children experience nature in the places Alexandria loved.