Business bouncing back for Badger Bus; industry in need of help

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Business bouncing back for Badger Bus; industry in need of help Badger Bus is celebrating its 100th year in business, but instead of throwing around confetti, there is a steady spray of disinfectant.MILWAUKEE – Badger Bus said business is starting to get back on track after months of speed bumps because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is still help needed. Government funding could keep thousands of motorcoach companies — like Badger Bus — going across the country. Badger Bus is celebrating its 100th year in business, but instead of throwing around confetti, there is a steady spray of disinfectant. It is all part of the company’s effort to keep customers healthy and get them back on the bus.”In the motorcoach industry right now, most of the companies are about 90% down in revenue,” said Badger Bus co-owner John Meier, the third generation to operate the family-owned business. “We were down to about 10 buses running a day…(out of) over 300.” Disinfecting process on a Badger bus motorcoach In March, Badger Bus laid off about 600 workers. Meier said many have been rehired as business starts to bounce back. Advertisement “Gosh, the Big Ten just got announced they’ll play. We’ve already …

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