Anyone who has driven on Eastern highways the past several years has noticed modern white buses with very few markings whizzing along. A closer look reveals some Chinese letters and an English language notice of ownership. These buses provide quick and inexpensive transport to the Chinese-American centers of Philadelphia, Washington and New York.
The fares are very low and they typically go from Chinatown of one city to Chinatown of another. Very little has been reported about this bus service, but college students, ever alert for cheaper fares, are catching on. One of those buses heading to New York crashed in rural Pennsylvania killing 2 and injuring 32. Hopefully, the operators of these buses pay careful attention to driver safety and mechanical safety so their passengers don’t sacrifice life and limb for a cheaper fare.