Fuel Prices and the Future of Intercity Buses in the United States

Fuel Prices and the Future of Intercity Buses in the United StatesTimes have been challenging for the intercity bus market in the United States. Between lower fuel prices tempting more potential passengers to drive their cars, and cheaper rates from airplanes, many bus providers have lost revenue over the past year. During the first half of 2017, intercity bus traffic is estimated to have Continue reading

Travel at the Speed of Sleep with Bus Hotels

Travel at the Speed of Sleep with Bus HotelsWith nearly 400 miles between Los Angeles and San Francisco, traveling between these two famous California cities can be quite a hassle. Whether you’re a tourist with a limited amount of time, or are a working professional who regularly does business in both cities, finding an easier and more efficient way to make this journey would Continue reading

Connecting Rural America to Public Transportation

Connecting Rural America to Public TransportationBetween the large urban centers, like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, are countless rural communities that are often cut off from major bus routes. For people in small towns and villages, driving by car is often the only way to get from place to place, however this isn’t always an option. The elderly, disabled, and people Continue reading

#Canada150: Discover Canada’s most beautiful cities by bus

#Canada150: Discover Canada's most beautiful cities by busThis year marks the 150th anniversary of Canada – or to be more precise: of the Canadian Confederation. Although the biggest celebrations were held on Canada Day, the country will basically celebrate until the end of 2017 and there’s a lot to discover. If you’re into nature, for instance, Canadian national parks Continue reading

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous buildings

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous buildingsThis year marks the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, the presumably most famous American architect. While many of his early buildings are predominantly located in the Chicago area, some of his more famous edifices can be found all over the US. Wright’s design, which is commonly referred to as organic architecture Continue reading

Hydrogen buses to debut at Tokyo 2020

toyota hydrogen bus
Toyota decided to bet on hydrogen as an alternative fuel some years ago. As the next big step in its strategy, the Japanese company will introduce a fleet of 100 fuel cell transportation vehicles in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The new buses, which are expected to become part of the City, were already launched earlier this year, with the aim of acclimatizing Tokyoites to their use. Continue reading

Passenger Rights on Intercity Buses

Passenger rights on intercity buses in America

Despite scoring a small victory in 2016 when a popular bus operator was ordered to indemnify many of its passengers with disabilities, passenger rights in the intercity bus sector in America find themselves in a legal gray area.

But how do passenger rights in the U.S. compare to the rest of the world, particularly Europe? Continue reading