Luxury Coach & Transportation

October 2018

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38 LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION OCTOBER 2018 WWW.LCTMAG.COM F E D E R A L T A X E X E M P T I O N O N D I E S E L IRS Publication 510 (Rev. January 2016) Excise Taxes (Including Fuel Tax Credits and Refunds) The bus must have a seating capacity of at least 20 adults 1 888 266 3030 MOTORCOACHES / OPERATIONS nation is a bevy of new travel options. For example, Barons Bus established a new route linking Charleston and Clendenin, W.V., with stops in Morgan- town, Clarksburg, and other points of- fering train connections. In Michigan, Indian Trails Bus Lines, working with the state's transportation department, aligned all of its schedules to facili- tate bus-train transfers, while Miller Transportation/Hoosier Ride launched ‚ruway service between Detroit and Port Huron. In Pennsylvania, Bieber Tourways announced an agreement with the passenger railroad to operate new Amtrak ‚ruway services from Philadelphia to Allentown, Bethlehem, and other points. In New England, Vermont Translines' new twice-daily "Vermont Shires Connector" links Manchester and Bennington, Vt., to Amtrak 's Albany/ Rensselaer station. Many of these routes are supported by the Federal Transit Administration's Section 5311, which provides funding for transportation services to com- munities outside of urban areas with populations of 50,000 or less. gers to buy tickets involving bus-rail connections with a single click, and typically uses buses emblazoned with the railroad's logo. To support these connections, Greyhound has opened ticket o"ces in several railroad depots, including Chicago's Union Station. ‚e result of this enhanced coordi- potential in bus-train transfers as part of the Amtrak ‚ruway bus program. With many people looking for alterna- tives to private vehicle travel, Amtrak is expanding its ‚ruway network and making its website a more prominent hub for multimodal travel. ‚ruway service allows passen- Cabin describes itself as a moving hotel, featuring private sleeping cabins that allow passengers to lie at, while also offering onboard lounges with conventional seating. CABINS

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