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    The Bus: A Brief History of Fun Facts

    Charter buses have been around for a long time and have helped countless people get to and from destinations all over the world. Let’s take a look at the history of charter buses and other styles of these excellent transportation items: During the 1820s, horse-drawn […]

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  • Why Are Charter Buses the #1 Choice for Tour Groups?

    Why Are Charter Buses the #1 Choice for Tour Groups?

    Campaign season is often a busy time for a charter bus company like Cardinal Buses. All year long, politicians, activists, tour groups, and grassroots organizers of all stripes plan trips around the country, and motorcoach bus transportation remains one of the most popular ways to […]

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  • Air Travel Verses Charter Bus Lines: 7 Reasons

    Air Travel Verses Charter Bus Lines: 7 Reasons

    Planning a trip to Cleveland for the Republican National Convention this July? Organizing a Chicago college tour for your high school students? Or maybe you’re organizing a mission for your church’s youth group this summer? Then charter bus rentals are the most cost effective and […]

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  • The Evolution of the Modern Coach Bus

    The Evolution of the Modern Coach Bus

    In today’s transportation industry, we tend to associate buses with a few different — and very specific — industries: perhaps your first thought is of a school bus, or of the buses used in public transportation lines, or rental services providing coach bus transportation for […]

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  • Three Things To Remember When Planning a Charter Bus Trip

    Three Things To Remember When Planning a Charter Bus Trip

    Charter bus rentals aren’t just the most convenient way to travel in a big group — these buses are also some of the most affordable and Eco friendly travel options available. With over 3,400 individual bus companies making up the charter bus industry, it’s easy […]

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  • This 1950s Bus Might Be Worth $4 Million, But It’s Making the Modern Bus Look Better Than Ever

    This 1950s Bus Might Be Worth $4 Million, But It’s Making the Modern Bus Look Better Than Ever

    If you’ve ever thought that old buses used during the 1940s and 1950s looked more than a little silly, it might come as a shock that one bus — just a single bus — was recently sold for $4 million at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson car […]

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  • Fun Facts about Buses

    Fun Facts about Buses

    Check out Cardinal Buses new infographic!

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  • Advancements in Bus Technology Continues to Grow

    Advancements in Bus Technology Continues to Grow

    Buses have come a long way in the years since their debut in the 1800s. Horse-drawn buses appeared in the 1820s, followed by steam-powered buses in the 1830s, and then electric trolley buses, approximately half a century later. Buses developed at lightning speeds, partly because of automobile […]

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  • Taking a Bus Trip Down Memory Lane

    Taking a Bus Trip Down Memory Lane

    At a time when sad stories seem to dominate news stories, sometimes we need to make a conscious effort to find positive stories. Sometimes those stories are in very unlikely places. Sometimes all they involve is a music legend and a simple charter bus.The Examiner recently released […]

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  • Fun Facts About Buses

    Fun Facts About Buses

    Take a look at Cardinal Buses new infographic!

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