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Why are School Buses Yellow - Series: Part II

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/26/17 9:00 AM

The Origins of Public Transportation In America- The Horse-Drawn Commute

Ever been stuck in a traffic jam and pictured riding an horse across the open fields instead? The American public transportation system actually started somewhere in the middle of those two means of travel.

Background

We tend to think of railroads a being the first real form of public transportation in the country, but prior to that, there were various horse-drawn means of moving groups of people efficiently. There were the covered wagons, of course, which preceded the railroads as the main means of getting groups of people across long distances.

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Topics: school, Buses, transportation news, CBS, benefits, bus tip, history, facts, Creative Bus Sales, bus sales, why take the bus, bus fleet, Bus news, America

Bus Tip Tuesday: Using Tech to Stay on Track

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/14/17 12:58 PM

Bus Tip Tuesday: Using Tech to Stay on Track

Understanding how to maneuver the bus system can be tricky, but if you are smart and tech savvy, you may be able to avoid some of the pitfalls of bus riding. Taking the bus means keeping track of how early to arrive at the bus stop.

  • Tip 1: You should try to be there 5-10 mins early. Although rare, the bus can be early.  Know the traffic patterns.
  • Tip 2: If you're leaving at rush hour, know that you might not be the only one on the bus or on the road.Know the number of bus stops. 
  • Tip 3: It helps to plan out when to head to the front of the bus, and know other detailed information.

This Bus Tip Tuesday, we're going to take a glance at how tech makes riding the bus much easier. Various cities have detailed bus route information on their websites that are easily accessible by mobile devices.

In addition, a good number of towns offer apps that keep riders and bus drivers informed about all kinds of travel information.

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Topics: bus service, new bus, college bus, shuttle bus, bus safety, bus, taking the bus, CBS, bus tip, bus for sales, bus fleet, tech, Bus news

Bus Tip Tuesday: Four Common Problems with School Bus Systems & How to Solve Them

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/7/17 9:00 AM

Bus Tip Tuseday: Four Common Problems with School Bus Systems and How to Solve Them

When it comes to transporting students to and from school, the school bus system needs to be on point at all times. However, these systems are often flawed and create the following four common problems discussed below.

Here's what you can do to solve these issues within your own school bus system.

Inadequate Service Capacity

Having too few operational school buses can create major issues when it comes to getting students to school on time. When a school system simply has too few buses to meet the required demand, several problems can arise, including:

  • Multiple bus transfers
  • Overloaded buses
  • Extended travel times
  • Long bus stop waiting times
  • Late arrival and departure

You may be asking yourself what is the best way to reduce this problem?

Answer: Invest in additional school buses for sale.

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Topics: mini bus, school bus, transit buses, bus, CBS, bus tip, trasportaion, public trasportation, Parts & Accessories

6 Things to Avoid Doing While on the Bus

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/2/17 1:50 PM

6 Things to Avoid Doing While on a Transit Bus or Public Transportation

Using public transportation can be challenging at the best of times. Large crowds and long waits, which can be reduced by investing in additional transit buses for sale, are often made worse when riders break these unspoken rules of public transportation. 

Creative Bus Sales outlines six simple public transportation rules you should be mindful of.

 

  

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Topics: new bus, used bus, transportation, public transit, bus, Buses for sale, taking the bus, bus tip, 2017, Creative Bus Sales, do's and dont's, public transportation

Bus Tip Tuesday: 4 Tips On How To Pick The Best Bus

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 1/17/17 12:00 PM

Bus Tip Tuesday: 4 Tips On How To Pick The Best Bus

For this very special Bus Tip Tuesday, we want to share with you what the most important features are when buying a new or used bus that can brave the elements with you on your next venture.

Buses can even make excellent recreational vehicles with the right modifications because they're roomy enough to accommodate all of your passenger’s carry ons and all special needs requests. The benefits that a bus offers make for an enjoyable and memorable experience.  

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Topics: bus service, used bus, shuttle bus, bus, Buses for sale, bus tip, bus sales, picking a bus

Help Passengers Stay Safe and Warm on the School Bus this Winter

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 12/27/16 12:30 PM

How to Help Your Passengers Stay Safe & Warm on the School Bus this Winter

Safety and comfort are two of the leading considerations schools have when seeking school buses for sale. While the utmost care is taken to ensure that buses are winter ready, keeping passengers safe and warm takes extra effort. Creative Bus Sales has provided some ideas to help keep your passengers warm and safe this winter.

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Topics: school bus, bus, CBS, bus tip, Creative bus sale, winter, passenger safey, bus for sales, warm, handicap

10 Tips for Winter Driving to Keep Buses Running Safely

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 12/8/16 12:24 PM

As a bus driver it is vital that you practice safe driving habits this winter. Whether you've just begun looking at buses

for sale or have hundreds of miles under your tires we have ten winter driving tips to help get you where you are going safely this winter.

This blog should be a part of your winter checklist before you hit the road

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Topics: bus service, new bus, tour bus, shuttle bus, ski bus, snow transportation, bus, driver's seat, CBS, Safety, bus tip, winter

5 Reasons to Buy a New Bus This Winter

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 12/6/16 12:51 PM

Five Reasons to Buy a New Bus This Winter

Winter is not just for holiday shopping and dor buster sales, in fact now is a great time to buy a new bus for your business, school, or city transportation department. Here are just five reasons why you should consider buying a new bus from Creative Bus Sales this winter. 

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Topics: new bus, tour bus, used bus, healthcare buses, retirement bus, Casino Resort Bus, ski resort, airport, school, fleet, bus, Buses for sale, daycare, leading buses for sale, go green, driver's seat, bus tip, saving, winter, bus shopping, Holiday sale, 2016, hoildays

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