Archive for April 30, 2014


The Continuing Evolution of Shuttle Buses, Church Vans and Other Passenger Vehicles

Starcraft bus

It’s nearly summertime, which means if you’re part of a church group, a youth organization or some other kind of recreational gathering, you’re likely starting to plan out your next field trip. And unless you’re affiliated with a local school, you’re not likely to have a school bus at your disposal to help you reach your destination. Of course, there are plenty of other ways to get to the water slide park (or the national park, or the science museum, etc.), but the question is: are they affordable on your organization’s budget?

  • Planes: Seeing as how the average ticket for airfare is currently just under $500, plane travel doesn’t appear to be a particularly youth group-friendly means of getting from Point A to Point B.
  • Trains: Though train tickets are significantly cheape