Motorcoach Protest Rally scheduled Wed. May 13 in Washington

May 12, 2020

On Wed. May 13, 2020, over 1,000 motorcoach companies are planning to protest the lack of Coronavirus Pandemic relief funds for the motorcoach industry. Charter bus companies, InterCity companies, Commuter bus companies, and others are in serious financial trouble due to the governmental shut-down of much of the nation’s economy.

Here: https://www.masslive.com/coronavirus/2020/05/bus-companies-including-peter-pan-lizak-plan-rally-in-washington-saying-theyre-left-out-of-coronavirus-relief-programs.html

More here on Facebook with Live video shots: https://www.facebook.com/groups/806295186562891/

Newsweek article: https://www.newsweek.com/american-bus-companies-rolling-rally-washington-bailout-1503651

Over 1,000 Motorcoaches expected to participate in National Protest
Drone Shot of Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness, Washington, DC, May 13, 2020

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Rhode Island first New England state to lift stay-at-home order

May 8, 2020

The governor of Rhode Island is the first of the six New England states to re-open the economy allowing non-essential businesses to open starting tomorrow May 9, 2020. Many stores or other businesses will have strict capacity limits. This is a good sign that Massachusetts and Connecticut will follow suit in the near future.

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MassLive: Peter Pan bus shut all operations due to Coronavirus

April 26, 2020

What we already know, Peter Pan Bus Lines has been shut down for a period of time 30-60 days in the first time in its 87-year history. The national emergency coronavirus pandemic is the cause, along with no ridership, and government issuance of “stay-at-home” guidelines.

Here is the article with quotes from Peter Picknelly, CEO, and a blueprint of how service will return. Also, aide has been requested from the federal government, but so far to no avail.

Click for more information from MassLive:

https://www.masslive.com/coronavirus/2020/04/peter-pan-bus-lines-shut-down-by-coronavirus-company-looks-to-new-procedures-once-buses-start-rolling-again.html

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Peter Pan continues paused service through April 30th

April 8, 2020

Peter Pan Bus Lines will continue the pause in scheduled service through the end of April, 2020 due to lack of ridership interest as well as efforts from Local, County, State and Federal government to have the population “stay-in-place” and not travel unnecessarily.

Schedules for May, 2020 are active and tickets may be purchased online.

Peter Pan hopes to start ramping up service on Friday, May 1, 2020 as long as things slowly move to normalcy.

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Peter Pan pausing service

Mar. 29, 2020

Starting Monday, Mar. 30, 2020 through Thursday, April 9, 2020, as a response to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, and for the first time in history for this amount of time, Peter Pan Bus Lines is pausing or halting scheduled bus service throughout the system for 11 days.

Link to Peter Pan travel alert:

https://peterpanbus.com/coronavirus/

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