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effects of regulation on the Canadian intercity bus industry

Richard S. Partridge

effects of regulation on the Canadian intercity bus industry

by Richard S. Partridge

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Published by Canadian Transport Commission, Research Branch in Ottawa/Hull .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Bus lines -- Government policy -- Canada.,
    • Bus lines -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesL"industrie canadienne du transport interurbain par autocar et les effets du réglementation.
      StatementRichard S. Partridge, Richard H. Fosbrooke.
      SeriesResearch reports / Canadian Transport Commission, Research Branch =, Cahiers de recherche / Commission canadienne des transports, Direction de la recherche ;, no. 40-80-07, Research reports (Canadian Transport Commission. Research Branch) ;, no. 40-80-07.
      ContributionsFosbrooke, Richard H., Canadian Transport Commission. Research Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5635.A6 P37 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 129, 130, ix p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3867991M
      ISBN 100662511689
      LC Control Number81190174

      Emergent Curbside Intercity Bus Industry Chinatown and Beyond Nicholas J. Klein 83 Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. , Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., , pp. 83– DOI: / The first study of the emerging curbside intercity bus.   Canadian Trucking Alliance "The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and its members are extremely pleased about this announcement. Our membership has been involved in the consultations with the department and are firm believers that this regulation will benefit the entire industry.

      Intercity transport is provided by a number of companies and agencies. The Charles Street Terminal in Kitchener is the major intercity bus terminal. GO Transit. GO Transit provides regular bus service from UW, WLU, Kitchener, and Cambridge SmartCentres to . The structure of the Canadian bus transportation is examined first by bus industries and second by bus services. The bus industries revenues in , amounted to $10, million. The most important components: urban transit and school bus accounted for 70% and 16%. The other components: scheduled intercity bus, charter bus, other accounted for 6%.

      State regulations were imposed throughout the ’s and by all states except for Delaware had imposed some sort of regulation upon their intercity bus companies (6). These regulations seem to have had the effect of making the entry of new companies into the marketplace more difficult which protected the industry from any price. The intercity electric railway industry in Canada, which began in , ended in It was never a major industry but its role in the transition of Canadian land transportation from almost sole reliance on the steam railroad to dominance of the motor vehicle should not be overlooked. Professor Due's study, divided into two parts, presents first a general review of the development.


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Effects of regulation on the Canadian intercity bus industry by Richard S. Partridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The effects of regulation on the Canadian intercity bus industry. [Richard S Partridge; Richard H Fosbrooke; Canadian Transport Commission. Research Branch.]. The Canadian inter-city bus industry is in flux. SinceGreyhound has sought subsidies to continue providing service to uneconomical routes.

The government of Alberta subsequently deregulated the industry, and the government of Manitoba is allowing Greyhound to reduce rural service. This case is discussed in the Royal Commission on National Passenger Transportation’s final report (see Directions: The Final Report of the Royal Commission on National Passenger Transportation,Volume 4, Chap pp.

“An Analysis of the Canadian Scheduled Intercity Bus Industry. The Terms of Reference state that the purpose of the study is "to analyze the rationale for, and evaluate the effects of, intercity bus regulation in Canada".

This is understood to include: a portrait of the Canadian Intercity Bus Industry; a description of the main provincial regulatory regimes; an examination of the socio- economic objectives. Key Challenges Facing the Intercity Bus Industry Today An intercity bus service is one that takes paying customers across a municipal boundary or between jurisdictions.

Vehicles used for this type of service, as defined in the Public Vehicles Act (PVA), can include motor coaches, school buses, municipal transit systems, airport vans and limousines.

While economic regulation has failed to perpetuate intercity bus and rail passenger services, Canada’s Federal Transport Department remains reluctant to terminate its economic regulation of trains and buses. The impending closure of intercity bus services across Atlantic Canada is the result of failed economic regulation.

The industry's financial position appears improved, but pressure on regulating provinces to relax controls will continue to be a major theme in Canadian bus regulation in the immediate term. Curbside intercity bus service is a niche market in Canada and the United States.

The economic regulation of interprovincial bus carriers has been led by the provinces and territories since the s, under the Government of Canada’s Motor Vehicle Transport Act.

This has included establishing conditions of entry or exit, and regulating rates and routes of interprovincial bus carriers, and providing targeted funding in some. Transport regulation in the USA has undergone radical reforms over the past decade.

This paper looks specifically at the comparatively neglected topic of the Bus Regulatory Reform Act which liberalized the regulations governing US inter‐city bus transport. The rules and regulations published herein apply in connection with the operations of intercity bus carriers shown in the list of participating carriers on file with the National Bus Traffic Association and/or State transportation agencies which make specific reference to the best practices, rules and regulations of the intercity bus industry.

Specifically for the bus industry in Ontario, the main effects of adopting Bill would be the repeal of both the Ontario Highway Transport Board Act (RSOc O, the "Act") and the Public Vehicles Act (RSOc P, the "PVA"), and the dissolution of the Ontario Highway Transport Board (the "OHTB") thus bringing an end to a.

Octo (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) welcomed today’s announcement by the federal government of its involvement in providing alternatives to Canadians affected by intercity bus route closures in Western Canada and Northern its reaction to the announcement, CUTA stressed the importance of implementing long-term, sustainable and.

Regulatory Reform in the Intercity Bus Industry: An International Comparison,produced by the Hickling Corporation. Canadian Intercity Bus Task Force, Canadian Intercity Bus Task Force, Report to the Council of Ministers Responsible for.

THE QUEBEC INTERCITY BUS INDUSTRY: AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. This paper outlines the regulatory status of the Quebec intercity bus industry at the present time and analyzes the impact of existence regulations on its practices and its overall economic performance.

industry”. However, the intercity bus is a minor to insignificant presence along major highways compared to the hundreds and thousands of large trucks that travel on the same highways. MegaBus Canada ’s fare levels suggest possible market coexistence between intercity buses and VIA Rail.

The short-haul commuter airline industry serves the. The majority of vehicles in the Canadian bus industry fleet were found in the school and employee bus sub-sector (57% in ).

The urban transit sub-sector owned the second highest number of vehicles in the bus industry with 30% of the total number of vehicles.

The remaining vehicles were split fairly evenly between the charter bus industry (5%). Get this from a library. Performance under regulation: the Canadian intercity bus industry. [G B Reschenthaler; Canada.

Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada.]. However, in the s the federal government was unprepared to perform this duty. They chose to delegate the power of regulation to provinces, which later imposed monopolies on the industry, intended to ensure the reliability and longevity of bus services.

Yet this regulation has failed to serve its purpose, now having the opposite effect. Manitoba’s intercity bus regulations have far looser requirements for heating than the other Prairie provinces. A broken heater is counted as a minor defect, and only has to be inspected every.

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is a multinational bus manufacturer, specializing in production of known for coaches produced for intercity transit and commuter buses, MCI produces coaches for a variety of applications, ranging from tour buses to prison buses.

Currently, MCI is headquartered in Des Plaines,it has been a subsidiary of Canadian bus. intercity bus industry when it started Megabus in the Midwest in independent companies Both brands also had to compete with low-cost airlines such as Southwest. To control costs, Greyhound—. Print E-mail. Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has developed a new framework for the economic regulation of scheduled intercity buses, effective July 1,that provides carriers with freedom to establish routes, schedules and fares at their discretion, subject to safety and insurance requirements, and significantly less oversight from the Motor Transport Board.

Others argue that there are good reasons for regulation. In pursuit of profit, businesses have damaged the environment, abused labor, violated immigration laws, and defrauded consumers.