Barry Howell Barry Howell, from Minnesota Coaches, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, joins me today in Episode #25 for a discussion of the epic motorcoach rally, “Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness,” in Washington, DC this past Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Barry was in a sleeping berth in his coach on the way home to Minnesota, and I was in my home studio in Pennsylvania — it’s podca … [Read more...] about Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness, Part 2
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, was a day most of us will never forget. Approximately 1,000 motorcoaches from over 400 companies representing all 50 of the United States converged on Washington, DC, for the “Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness” rally organized by the ABA — the American Bus Association, and the UMA — the United Motorcoach Association. Episode #24 includes an overview … [Read more...] about Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness, Part 1
Over the last week, I've spent many hours updating and upgrading this website — installing a new Wordpress theme (called "Magazine Pro" from Studio Press), tweaking its appearance, functionality, and information, etc., aimed at making the site easier and more pleasant to use, entertaining and educating us (the podcasts), and getting us ready to go back to work. This site i … [Read more...] about Website Updates
You may have noticed a new feature at the top of the column to the right of each page on this website. You can now easily send a voicemail message to me of up to 90 seconds right from your computer or even from your cell phone in some cases. Just click the graphic below or the link at the top right column of any page. Clicking the link will take you to the SpeakPipe app. … [Read more...] about Send Me Voicemail!
The New York City Department of Transportation has released the following list of the busiest traffic days of the year into the city as people prepare for the holidays. These days, known as Gridlock Alert Days, can make your trip up to three times longer than a normal trip into NYC. Please plan accordingly. For street closure information, visit NYPD … [Read more...] about NYC 2019 Gridlock Alert Days
Destinations, the official magazine of the American Bus Association, just published a story about our podcast for motorcoach operators, "EightWheels Across America," in their November-December issue. Click here to view the article on ABA's website. … [Read more...] about “Destinations” Magazine Features Podcast!
There are numerous products I've used over the years that make my every-day life as a motorcoach operator just a little easier. Many of my most favorite products I've added to the Resources page on this website. I'm very careful how I spend my money; I'm not always looking for the least expensive product, but rather for the best value. Quality of life is important to me. … [Read more...] about Resources for Motorcoach Operators