A New Coalition Committed to Curbing congestion launching in New York City

Recent News

  • Re: Intro 1557 New York City Council Committee on Transportation June 12, 2019 Good afternoon Speaker Johnson, Chairman Rodriguez and distinguished members of the Committee on Transportation. My name is Glenn Every, and I am the President of a newly formed trade organization, BUS4NYC. I am also the owner and operator of a company that has provided bus service in New York State for more than 50 years. BUS4NYC is a New York City-based advocacy group comprised of private bus company owners and related businesses and associations promoting the industry as a viable transportation solution and local economic driver. Our...
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  • New York, NY (April 1, 2019) – Today, BUS4NYC President Glenn Every made the following statement regarding passage of the congestion pricing agreement in Albany: “On behalf of BUS4NYC, which represents private bus operators, associations and related businesses committed to reducing congestion in New York City, we applaud the Governor and legislative leadership for prioritizing public transportation – the economic engine powering our region. As the MTA eventually implements congestion pricing, we hope all buses will be viewed as a congestion solution (per the recommendation from the Fix NYC Panel Report) and be exempt from the program, because each operating...
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  • New York, NY (March 26, 2019) – Crain’s New York Business – A coalition of commuter, charter and tour buses has shifted into high gear as Albany and City Hall debates threaten operators’ bottom line. The membership of the newly formed Bus4NYC is made up of existing industry groups, including the American Bus Association and the Bus Association of New York; commuter route standbys, such as Coach USA and Adirondack Trailways; Hampton Jitney; tour runner CitySightSeeing NY; and several smaller charter services. Read more at Crain’s New York: https://www.crainsnewyork.com/transportation/bus-operators-circle-wagons
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  • New York, NY (March 25, 2019)— Today, a new coalition comprised of private providers of public transportation and related businesses and associations – representing millions of annual passenger trips to and from New York City – announced the launch of BUS4NYC, an alliance promoting the bus industry as a viable transportation solution and critical economic engine powering the regional business and tourism marketplace. The group will raise the industry’s profile in NYC through a sustained education outreach and public awareness campaign, as BUS4NYC members seek out supportive public policies that will encourage the growth of the private bus company industry...
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OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS
Academy Bus, Adirondack Trailways, American Bus Association, Bus Association of New York State, Big Bus New York, Coach USA, Gray Line CitySightSeeing NY, Hampton Jitney, Lakeland Bus Lines, Lancer Insurance, National Express Transit, Starr Bus & Transit, Tonche Transit, Trans-Bridge Lines and West Point Tours

Media Contact

For more information about the BUS4NYC Coalition, please contact:

Phone

George Lence (212) 938-0003
Josh Knoller (212) 938-0836

Larry Gottlieb (845) 857-5729

Email

george@nicholaslence.com
josh@nicholaslence.com

larry@nicholaslence.com

Location

Nicholas & Lence Communications
28 West 44th Street, Suite 301
New York, NY 10036

"The panel recommends that all buses, taxis and FHVs be exempt from the zone charge."

Pg. 22 from Fix NYC Advisory Panel Report.

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