CNBC: What’s Next for Bus Operator Greyhound Post-Pandemic

What’s Next for Bus Operator Greyhound Post-Pandemic
Shawn Baldwin
September 24, 2021

Intercity bus travel in the U.S. has long been dominated by one iconic brand: Greyhound. With its fleet of 1,200 buses, Greyhound shuttles nearly 16 million passengers annually to 2,400 North American destinations.

Known primarily for catering to budget-conscious, long-distance travelers, the company also offers charter services for businesses, conventions and schools. And its Greyhound Package Express business provides same-day delivery to thousands of destinations.

But a drop in passenger demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the bus operator to cut back its schedule.

“The pandemic has hit the bus and motorcoach industry really harder, I think, than almost any other segment,” American Bus Association President and CEO Peter Pantuso said.

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


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