April 21, 2014
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
At Marketplace, two ABA member motorcoach companies, Coach USA, the parent company of Megabus.com, and H&L Charters, won the ABA’s “Green Operator Award,” sponsored by MCI. Meanwhile, Mary Young, owner of Capitol Tours in West Columbia, S.C., won the first ever “ABA Media Women in Buses Award.”
December 13, 2013
The carrier moved its stop away from the campus in November after being asked by the university to relocate it in response to multiple instances of suspected drug trafficking and a drug arrest at the stop.
October 8, 2013
Coach USA, which acquired the routes had promoted plans to incorporate many of them into its Megabus line, but due to low performance, decided to drop them and refocus its service on larger cities.
August 8, 2013
Discount city-to-city operators, such as BoltBus and Megabus, came to Philadelphia in 2008 where the number of trips by discount carriers rocketed 30.6% between 2011 and 2012.
August 1, 2013
Direct routes will be available to and from Cincinnati; Columbus, Ohio; Erie, Pa.; Buffalo, N.Y.; with connections to Atlanta; Lexington, Ky.; and Knoxville and Chattanooga, Tenn. Each of the new cities will be served via Coach USA subsidiary Lakefront Lines.
May 9, 2013
With fares starting as low as $1, megabus.com has expanded rapidly over the course of its seven-year existence, from serving seven cities to/from Chicago in April 2006 to now serving more than 100 cities across North America.
December 20, 2012
The 81-passenger double-deckers will continue to feature free WI-FI, as well as power outlets and DVD video capabilities, panoramic views, two tables, reclining seats, a restroom, safety belts and mobility impaired accessibility.
November 29, 2012
To celebrate the new service, during first week of travel December 12 to 19, all tickets will be $1. Megabus.com always offers fares as low as $1, with many other affordable fares on all of its services.
August 3, 2012
The double-deck bus that slammed into a highway overpass support, killing one passenger and injuring dozens of others, was manufactured last year and passed a company safety inspection days ago.
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