Baidu’s Self-Driving Bus of the Future

Baidu’s Self-Driving Bus of the FutureImagine getting on a bus that drives itself. It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but could easily become a reality within the next couple years. The chief executive of the Chinese internet company, Baidu recently announced in an interview at Wall Street Journal’s D Live Conference that the company is planning to Continue reading

Peter Pan and Greyhound Bolster Services After Splitting Up

Peter Pan and Greyhound Bolster Services After Splitting UpLast month, Peter Pan ended its 19-year partnership with Greyhound to operate independently again. Peter Pan’s decision to break away was mostly grounded in the belief the operator could better provide optimal service with its own autonomy. Since the separation, both companies have prepared for competition with one another, hiring Continue reading

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

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