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Patience and skill are key parts of bus driver’s makeup

Bus driver Joe Fimple checked in passengers in Boston. He covers 300 miles in his 11-hour day. Bus driver Joe Fimple checked in passengers in Boston. He covers 300 miles in his 11-hour day. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Cindy Atoji Keene
Globe Correspondent / September 5, 2010

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It used to be that intercity buses had a bad rap. Nowadays, buses have evolved as a new breed of eco-friendly people-movers, decked out with free Wi-Fi, XM radio, clean restrooms, video monitors, online ticketing, and curbside service. On today’s congested roadways, each has the capacity to take 55 cars off the road at one time. (Full article: 541 words)

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