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How Buying an MFSAB for Sale Can Benefit Your Business

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 3/9/17 12:28 PM

How Buying an MFSAB for Sale Can Benefit Your Business

When a business expands their fleet, their main priority is improving that business. Two ways to do this is by providing additional services and improving the value and profitability of current services. Investing in an MFSAB for sale from Creative Bus Sales can do both, here’s more on how.

What is an MFSAB ?

MFSAB stands for "Multifunction School Activity Bus" and they are designed to do just that. Also, commonly referred to as activity buses, these vehicles make great additions to daycare centers, churches, community centers, and other organizations. As with many other buses at Creative Bus Sales, our MFSAB buses are customizable to meet your needs.

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Topics: bus, CBS, fleet, used bus, benefits, Parts & Service, Bus Graphics, MFSAB

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

What Really Makes New Luxury Buses for Sale So Luxurious?

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/19/17 8:30 AM
What Really Makes New Luxury Buses for Sale So Luxurious?

When it comes to long-distance travel, many customers are willing to pay a little extra for additional features and greater comfort, which is what the new luxury buses for sale by Creative Bus Sales offer in abundance. But what does it mean when a bus claims to be a luxury bus?

Luxury Means an Abundance of Comfort

Ample comfort is the core of luxury buses and the new Berkshire Coach 2017 Ultra 28 Series takes comfort to a whole new level. Seating and climate control are the two main factors influencing a vehicle's overall comfort level. High backed, luxury upholstered seating provides riders with a comfortable ride, while ensuring plenty of leg room. The newest Berkshire Coach comes standard with a powerful 90,000 BTU HVAC system to ensure better temperature control.

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Topics: limo service, limo bus, bus, CBS, Berkshire, luxury bus, executive travel, new bus, Bus for sale

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

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

Why Are School Buses Yellow?

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 1/4/17 10:06 AM

Why Are School Buses Yellow? ( And Other Fun Facts About the Iconic American School Bus)

It seems like the bright yellow school bus has been cruising through American towns forever, but it's really only been around since 1939. Before the automobile came along, most kids had to walk to school -- yes, your grandpa's stories are mostly true, though a little embellished, no doubt! In more populous areas, kids rode in horse-drawn carriages known as "school hacks". But with the advent of the automobile, things began to change. So how did we get from "school hacks" with motors to the modern mode of transportation that today's kids board every day?

Read on to learn some fun facts about the history of school buses

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Topics: bus, school bus, Creative Bus Sales, CBS, Yellow, iconic, US, history

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

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

Surprise Uses for Alternative Buses Around the Globe

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 11/30/16 4:00 PM

 This Week Our Team Takes a Look at the Alternative Uses for Buses Around the Globe

While the latest buses are offering public transit users seamless travel across their cities, new applications are being devised for buses to improve the lives of worldwide users. Our team here at Creative Bus Sales is expert in bus performance and in this latest post our sales team highlights the alternative uses for buses around the globe. 

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Topics: funny, around the globe, CBS, bus, alternative, Buses, Creative Bus Sales, Humor, alternative fuels conversion

Why Now is The Best Time of Year to Buy a New Bus

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 11/21/16 4:38 PM

How to Get the Maximum Tax Benefits When Shopping for New Buses for Sale

For many small businesses, tax liabilities create a financial burden as they drain resources. To minimize these liabilities, small businesses should take advantage of every deduction they may be entitled to. Timing, for example, plays a key role in when to shop for new buses for sale

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Topics: bus, Taxes, black friday, CBS

How to Be Airport Shuttle Savvy this Holiday Season

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 11/10/16 3:58 PM

Bus tip to make your life easier

The holiday travel season is upon us, and Creative Bus Sales is here to help with Bus Tips. Whether you're a first-time shuttle bus traveler or an old pro, we have plenty of advice when it comes to making your travels easier. Here are three suggestions for riding airport shuttles for those hectic times getting to the airport from your home, or from the airport to your hotel. These few tips might save you both time and money during you holiday travel 

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Topics: bus tip, Creative bus sale, shuttle bus, Airport bus, US, CBS, saving

Guide to Discovering your Prison Bus Needs, Learn more now!

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 11/9/16 4:06 PM

A Quick Guide to the Features of the Latest Prison Buses for Sale

When reviewing the marketplace and selecting from the latest prison buses for sale, it’s critical to understand the core features available to your organization. Our team here at Creative Bus Sales has comprehensive marketplace experience and we’re working with prison transportation teams to ensure they have access to the highest quality vehicles available on the market today. Within this latest post we’ll provide the benefit of our years of experience a guide to the features of the latest prison buses for sale.

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Topics: CBS, prison bus, Safety, guide, prison trasport, bus

Why is Public Transportation Growing in the US Today

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 10/27/16 10:21 AM

Bus Transportation News: 3 Reasons Why Public Transportation is growing More Important in The US Today
Americans are starting to see public transportation as more than just a means to getting around. Many are selling or putting away their cars and choosing to ride communally.This has become a better alternative for many people lifestyles today. It has become more then a cause to save the planet by carpooling with 20 other people. Peoples reasons for using public transportation vary, but all are equally important. Reasons range from economic to environmental and transit authorities would do well listening to any news related to buses.   

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Topics: bus, taking the bus, US, Creativebussales, CBS, trasportaion, public transit

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