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Convention Details for

 Spring 2020 Indianapolis, IN- April 24th - 26th

The Spring 2020 Convention (Indianapolis, IN) will be headquarterd at the Holiday Inn Express - Indianapolis East, 7035 Western Select Drive, Indianapolis, IN.  This will be a 3-day convention.  

Convention Activities: Registration and sign-in will take place in the Holiday Inn Express lobby at 7:30 AM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with buses departing promptly at 8:00 AM each day.

The tentative itinerary includes the following locations, subject to change:

IndyGo (Downtown Transit Center, Garage, and BRT Lines), Anderson, Columbus, Kokomo, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Lafayette, Bloomington, and Louisville (KY). Intercity coaches will be provided by Miller Transportation and Free Enterprise

Convention Registration Information Package is now available - see the link under "Our Next Conventions" below.  The deadline for making hotel reservations using the MBS discounted room rate is now:  Monday, March 16th.

Check the MBS web site and Facebook page for up to the minute updates on planned convention activities.


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The Motor Bus Society was founded in 1948 as the National Motor Bus Association. The purpose of the organization then, as it is now, is the collection and publication of information about the history and development of the bus industry in North America . Motor Bus Society members includes industry professionals, students and members of the general public who have an interest in bus transportation industry and bus equipment.

Twice per year, the Motor Bus Society members holds two conventions in the Spring and Fall.  Conventions feature bus excursions (sometimes on historical equipment), bus garage and bus facility tours and photo stops.

As a member of the Motor Bus Society, you will also receive our quarterly publication, Motor Coach Age 

Selected back issues of Motor Coach Age and Motor Coach Today (no longer published) are still available for purchase.  Just let us know if you wish to purchase back issues. 

Now celebrating our 72nd year, the MBS has over 600+ members in the US, Canada and abroad!  We invite you to become a member of the MBS. In the meantime, enjoy our website, which offers photos of bus equipment and summaries of current issues of Motor Coach Age and past issues of Motor Coach Today.


 January 2018 - December 2018 

Featured in this issue:

 Nassau County - The Private Years - Part 2 by Fred McGullam

The January - December  2018 issue of Motor Coach Age features the continuing story of the early local transit operators in Nassau County, Long Island, New York.

Issue mailed to members:  December 2019