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Oversight of the intercity bus industry hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, March 11, 1993. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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  • Bus lines -- Government policy -- United States

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 103-52
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LC ClassificationsKF26 .C698 1993a
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Paginationiv, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
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Open LibraryOL1163360M
ISBN 100160408792
LC Control Number94143138
OCLC/WorldCa28327827

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Full text of "Oversight of the intercity bus industry: hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, Ma " See other formats. Interstate motorcoach travel has been the fastest-growing transportation mode in recent years. To identify challenges to monitoring compliance with motorcoach safety regulations and to examine factors affecting safety, four focus groups with a total of 32 participants were conducted during , one with federal safety investigators, one with state motor carrier inspectors, and two with Cited by: 1. On the Northeast Corridor alone, intercity bus travel has more than doubled between and from three and a half million to over seven million trips. This research looks beyond the growth in ridership to unpack what these changes mean for the passengers on these buses, for the public at large, for competing intercity providers, and for. In , as the intercity bus industry was developing, Russell's Guides began publishing the monthly "Russell's Official National Motor Coach Guide", primarily for bus travel and ticket agents, and containing all intercity bus schedules throughout the United States and Canada. This was the bus equivalent of the "Official Guide of the Railways".

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Final Rule The intercity bus industry has grown significantly over the last fifteen years. While intercity buses provide a useful service, their on-street operations can cause serious disruption to the local traffic network and risks to public safety. Although these agencies had this information, it was not publicly available, though the overwhelming majority of intercity bus carriers made their schedules and routes known through a publicly available, industry-wide schedule book, the National Motorcoach Guide, published by Russell’s (commonly known as Russell’s Guide or just Russell’s). The intercity bus industry has grown significantly over the years, becoming an increasingly popular option for people traveling into New York City from other cities. While these buses provide a useful, low-cost transportation option for New Yorkers, they can cause disruption to the local traffic network through increased sidewalk and street. means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

  Though perceived to offer a secondary form of transportation, the bus industry in fact has provided and continues to provide crucial services for many Americans. References Crandall, Burton B. The Growth of the Intercity Bus Industry. Syracuse: Syracuse University, Jackson, Carlton. Hounds of the Road: A History of the Greyhound Bus Company. Among the largest carriers, revenues per bus-mile operated have increased, and margins remain positive. The remarkable expansion of the intercity bus industry from to brought significant revenue growth. Aggressive expansion by express coach lines, such as BoltBus, Go Buses, and Megabus, enlarged the revenue pie. TheseFile Size: 1MB. Oversized luggage is carried subject to space availability on each sector travelled, with a limit of one oversized luggage item per person. Please note we cannot guarantee carriage on any specific travel date or service. Oversized luggage is charged at $ per item, per individual bus connection. This is payable to the driver.   The entire industry provides about million passenger trips a day, according to the American Bus Association, which includes data from intercity, charter, tour, and airport shuttle services.