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Art Deco Greyhound bus terminal in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

How Disinvestment and Hedge Funds Are Dismantling the US Intercity Bus System

The most affordable form of long-distance travel is being jeopardized as riders find themselves literally kicked to the curb.

May 13, 2024 - Daily Kos

Greyhound and Amtrak buses at a temporary bus terminal in San Francisco, California.

Despite High Ridership, Intercity Bus Lines Are Eliminating Stations

Riders on the ‘forgotten stepchild’ of the U.S. transportation system find themselves waiting for buses curbside as Greyhound sells off its real estate in many U.S. cities.

February 23, 2024 - Governing

Greyhound bus station in Houston, Texas next to street with light rail tracks.

Greyhound Leaves Downtown Houston

The bus company is moving to a smaller station farther from the city center.

December 1, 2023 - Houston Chronicle

One-story Greyhound bus station in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Greyhound Abandons Stations at Travelers’ Expense

As the company shutters stations, passengers are left without shelter, basic amenities, and often farther from central cities and transit connections.

November 27, 2023 - Streetsblog USA

Greyhound bus at Philadelphia bus station

Shuttered Bus Terminals Cause Problems for Riders, Cities

The closure of intercity bus stations is putting passengers out on the curb.

July 17, 2023 - Governing

Covered carport area for buses at Chicago Greyhound station with one white Greyhound bus parked

Chicago’s Greyhound Station Could Close

The terminal, sold last year, is the only intercity bus station in the city, serving hundreds of thousands of mostly low-income travelers each year.

April 26, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive

Vacant vintage Streamline Moderne blue and white Greyhound station in Jackson, Tennessee

Intercity Buses Face Station Closures and Labor Shortage

The closure of many former Greyhound bus terminals is making intercity bus travel more inconvenient for the riders who depend on it.

March 2, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive

Intercity Buses

Greyhound Sold to the King of European Intercity Bus Operators

With revenue tanking during the pandemic, Greyhound has been sold from one European company to another—the new owner also happens to be the new kid on the Intercity bus block.

October 25, 2021 - The Dallas Morning News

Intercity Buses

With Little Government Assistance, Intercity Bus Services Struggle to Regain Footing

Although intercity buses provide a crucial service to millions of Americans, the industry has been shut out of recent pandemic assistance programs while riders continue to experience dismal facilities and shrinking service options.

October 4, 2021 - Governing

Intercity Buses

A Music Video About a Last Greyhound Ride

A Greyhound bus driver, like his father before him, wrote a song about his last time driving the bus he loves in Western Canada.

November 3, 2018 - CBC News: The National (Via YouTube)

Suburban Chicago

Spokane Disallows ICE from Operating on Public Transit

Spokane city government went forward with the ordinance after they were unable to reach an agreement with the federal agency.

October 29, 2018 - The Gonzaga Bulletin

Intercity Buses

Independent Operators Expected to Replace Lost Greyhound Service in British Columbia

Transportation officials and companies are still working out how to respond to the decision by Greyhound to discontinue its intercity routes in Western Canada.

August 23, 2018 - The Star Vancouver

Greyhound Leaving Western Canada

The news that Greyhound will end service in most of Western Canada is a blow to mobility in rural communities.

July 11, 2018 - Globe and Mail

Intercity Bus

Flixbus Ready for Inter-City Service in the USA

Flixbus is launching in Los Angeles, aiming for the kind of fast success they've had in Europe where they quickly became the continent’s largest bus provider after being founded in 2013.

May 21, 2018 - Quartz

Greyhound Station

Greyhound as an Urban Place

Like train stations, Greyhound stations can be tolerable urban places- or they can be another example of suburban sprawl.

June 27, 2016 - Michael Lewyn

Intercity Bus Systems Keep a Foothold in Modern Times

Intercity buses might seem "Old World," but ridership is growing on intercity bus systems, and Greyhound is making big investments to stay ahead of the quickly moving transportation curve.

March 6, 2016 - The Dallas Morning News

Lakefront Location Considered for New Intermodal Station in Cleveland

An intermodal transit station could be coming to the Cleveland lakefront, in an effort to connect a downtown and a lakefront severed by multiple rail lines.

October 6, 2015 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cloud Computing Company Will Have its Name in the Clouds above San Francisco

It is only fitting that Salesforce, whose logo is a cloud, won the naming rights to what will be the West Coast's tallest building when completed in 2017 where they will lease half the space. When the fog rolls in, that's all the workers will see!

April 14, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

How Curbside Carriers Changed America's Mind About Buses

Intercity bus travel is no longer the exclusive domain of the down-and-out. The likes of BoltBus and Megabus have, over the past few years, brought a new level of service to the open roads.

April 13, 2014 - InTransition Magazine

What a bus rider wants

As I began to type this, I was on a Greyhound bus somewhere in southern Ontario, on the first leg of my return from Toronto (where I have spent the past year getting an extra degree) to the United States.  As I type, it occurs to me to ask myself: what are the interests of the long-distance bus rider?  Are they the same as users of other forms of public transit, or closer to those of drivers and truckers?  My short answer to these questions is: a little of both.

June 22, 2010 - Michael Lewyn

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