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Megabus to plant 10K trees to mark milestone

Posted on April 21, 2016

Photo: Chaddick Institute
Photo: Chaddick Institute

This earth month, Megabus, a subsidiary of Coach USA, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of sustainable travel in the U.S. Over the past decade, megabus.com has provided transportation to more than 50 million customers across the country.

To celebrate the milestone, Megabus partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 10,000 trees along megabus.com routes and on college campuses throughout the country over the next year.

“Bus travel is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel and it also takes numerous single-occupancy trips off the road,” said Sean Hughes, director of corporate affairs for Coach USA/Megabus. “In fact, a recent study of megabus.com customers found that traveling alone is the number one way people travel with us.”

The brand kicked off its celebration this week in New York City with award-winning actor, Skylar Astin who will be sharing the news about this eco-friendly travel option help christen Megabus' 10th-anniversary bus, featuring the brand's mascot, Chuck, at one of their Manhattan stops.

“I’m excited to help Megabus celebrate their 10th anniversary and appreciate their continued commitment to sustainable travel,” said Skylar Astin, actor and spokesperson for Megabus. “Instead of driving for your next trip, kick back and relax with free Wi-Fi and outlets on Megabus.”

Megabus is always looking to continue to reduce their environmental impact, which is why all of its double-decker buses are outfitted with a GreenRoad system. In addition to providing the drivers with real time information and feedback to drive safer, such as highlighting potentially hazardous areas or problematic trends, the system also assists with reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions.


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