National Parks Promote Eco-Tourism with Electric Buses

National Parks Promote Eco-Tourism with Electric BusesIn response to increased yearly traffic, Yosemite National Park has recently decided to incorporate two electric buses into its fleet. The buses, produced by Proterra Catalyst, are battery electric and produce zero emissions in contrast to Yosemite’s current fleet of diesel-electric hybrid shuttles. The new electric buses could have the potential to Continue reading

European Bus Provider heads for America’s highways: FlixBus expands to the US in 2018

German Bus Giant heads for America's highways: FlixBus expands to the US in 2018“Next stop: Hollywood!” This could be the next announcement from one of Germany’s leading bus providers, Flixbus, as it plans to expand beyond Europe’s borders for the first time. A small team is already based in Los Angeles, California to probe the situation. The proposed expansion will be Continue reading

Hydrogen buses to debut at Tokyo 2020

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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

The World’s Weird and Wonderful Buses

Weird and Wonderful Buses
Intercity buses have long had a dubitable reputation among the American public. Quite unfairly, we might add, as they have become one of the most efficient modes of transportation in the 21st century.

Still, when most Americans think about buses, school trips or overcrowded public transportation might be the first thing that jumps to mind. If you look at the rest of the world, however, it’s a whole different story. Continue reading

What if all Americans traveled by bus? – The Greenest Way to Travel

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Do you want to do your fair bit for the environment? Then try rethinking your commutes and long-distance trips and take the bus instead.

Knowing that buses are the greenest way to travel, we asked ourselves the question:

What if all Americans ditched their automobiles and instead traveled by bus?

The results are staggering.

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The Best West Coast Festivals and How to Get There

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It’s not every year that two of the greatest indie acts come back from an artistic break to wow the crowds again. This year Radiohead surprised the world by delivering one of 2016’s most beautiful soundtracks after a five-year hiatus, while LCD Soundsystem decided to get back to what they do best after officially breaking up in 2011.

Easy to see why thousands will be flooding to San Francisco and L.A. The question is, do they know what the best and cheapest way to get there is?
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The CheckMyBus Guide to the 2016 All-Star Game

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There is something memorable about each All-Star Weekend but this year one of America’s most beautiful stadiums will be the perfect backdrop to find out whether the NL can break the AL‘s 3-year winning streak. If you’re traveling to San Diego and want to know what the cheapest way to get there is and what to do once you’re at petco park, keep on reading! Continue reading

The CheckMyBus Fourth of July Celebrations Epicness Rank

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It’s that time of the year when we get to do what we do best: celebrate our nation’s independence. If you’re still on the fence about where to see the fireworks this year or if you’re looking to renew your patriotism, look no further. We have put together the ultimate list of cities where to celebrate this year’s Independence Day.
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