Local New England bus? When considering buying a bus that you intend to put a bunch of money in so you can live in it it is best to start with the best platform.Sometimes this means a budget of a few extra $100 to travel to get one. We normally avoid New England buses, not so much from the snow, but from the salt the use that deteriorates vehicles rapidly. They don't use salt in the PNW or Colo. , so good rust free buses are available. Too often I see people settle for less just because it was close. Sometimes fixing the issues on a bus from these territories will cost more than the travel expense to get a rust free bus.