Short Line Bus Company
Short Line is a brand name for three different Coach USA companies, Hudson Transit Lines, Hudson Transit Corporation, and Chenango Valley Bus Lines that provide scheduled commuter and intercity bus service to New York City from Upstate New York, Northern New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania. They also provide charter and tours service.
Commuter bus service
Within the New York metropolitan area, Short Line operates commuter services along the New York State Route 17 corridor, Interstate 84, New York State Route 208 and New York State Route 32, and Rockland County, New York and Bergen County, New Jersey.
In addition, under contract to the New York State Department of Transportation and Rockland County Department of Public Transportation, Short Line provides commuter bus service from Orange and Rockland Counties to White Plains, New York and Tarrytown.
Local bus service
Short Line Bus, under contract to Orange County, provides local bus service along the former Erie Main Line corridor along New York State Route 17M. Short Line also owns local routes travelling along Routes 17K and 32 in Orange County, as well as local routes travelling onward from Middletown, Orange County, New York onward to U.S. Route 209, and to other towns along the Quickway.
Intercity bus service
Within and beyond the New York metropolitan area, Short Line provides scheduled service to and from Long Island to the Southern Tier (via Middletown and Monticello) and service to and from major colleges and universities in the region, such as Cornell University, SUNY Alfred, SUNY Binghamton, and SUNY Albany, and intermediate points. The central hub for all of these routes is Binghamton, via Routes X178 and 495.
- Short Line, coachusa.com, retrieved on 2009-08-05
- Coach USA, subsidiaries add 51 MCI coaches, www.metro-magazine.com, retrieved on 2013-03-21
- Motor Bus Society Spring 2013 Convention