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James River Transportation’s Chairman Passes Away

Posted on March 12th, 2018

The Chairman of James River Transportation, L. Woodrow “Woody” Story passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 11, 2018. He was 94. Woody was part of the “Greatest Generation”, serving in the US Navy as a Sonar Operator in the South Pacific during WWII. He routinely talked about the first Japanese battle surrender being signed on… Full article.

James River Transportation Marks 90th Anniversary

Posted on February 2nd, 2018

In 1928, James River Bus Lines began operating a single bus along the James River from Goochland into Richmond for commuters and shoppers. Since that time, the company has been a case study for surviving an ever-changing industry landscape. All aspects of the bus business have seen dramatic changes including passengers’ needs, government regulation and… Full article.

James River Transportation Salutes National Safety Month

Posted on June 15th, 2017

For decades, James River Transportation has led the industry with innovative programs that ensure a safe experience for passengers. In recognition of June being National Safety Month, here are a few examples of the company’s leadership in the area of Safety: Retrofitted their entire fleet with seat belts in 2013 Performs comprehensive national and local… Full article.

James River Transportation Receives Top Safety Award for 8th Straight year

Posted on December 13th, 2016

James River Transportation has received the “The President’s Award” from the Trax Insurance Company.   Each member company is evaluated and given points based on their accident rates, training / safety program, maintenance system, garage safety and management training. The award certifies that James River ranks in the top 10% of the insurance company’s members. This… Full article.

James River Transportation Expands Fleet

Posted on August 9th, 2016

James River Transportation is proud to introduce two new vehicles to its fleet.  The vehicles, 2016 Van Hool CX35 motorcoaches have the following features: 38 seats with extra legroom 3-point seat belts Power outlets at each seat Wi-Fi available upon request Luggage bays underneath DVD players and monitors Satellite tracking and cameras The company’s president,… Full article.