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April 21, 2014

Megabus focus of DePaul U. report

The Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development study evaluates the prices of travel between October 2013 and January 2014 on various modes of transportation — air, bus and rail — in 52 popular city pairs with travel distances between 100 and 500 miles under various advance purchase scenarios.


January 14, 2014

City-to-City motorcoach travel continues growth, report says

City-to-city bus carries expanded their number of daily operations by 4%, exceeding growth rates of city-to-city rail and airline service.


January 7, 2013

Report: Fed crackdown, economy helping operators thrive

In 2012, the government cracked down on a number of low-fare bus companies that were shoddily run and did not follow safety regulations.


August 2, 2011

Study: Curbside operators grabbing Amtrak market share

Researchers found that Megabus and other curbside operators are attracting more riders, primarily younger ones, drawn to the convenience of amenities such as onboard Wi-Fi. Acela ridership remains unaffected.


December 23, 2009

Report: Tech savvy travelers choosing buses

The high-tech traveler has been a driving force in the continued growth of bus travel, which grew 5.1 percent in 2009; the third straight year bus ridership has surged, according to the DePaul University researchers.


January 13, 2009

Megabus grew more than 200 percent in 2008

High gas prices, the need for alternative travel options, convenience and cheap fares have boosted ticket sales for megabus.com service since its April 2006 launch.


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