January 14, 2014
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
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
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
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
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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