October 17, 2012
Agency and global travel search site Skyscanner integrated major intercity rail search into its existing flight search capability. Travelers searching for flights on the Skyscanner site between Toronto and Montreal, for example, will see the air and rail travel alternatives in the search results.
May 24, 2012
Among travelers who will be using public transportation during their city trips, 71% said using public transportation relieves them from the worry of finding parking, while 68% believe that it is less expensive than taxis and rental cars. Sixty-seven percent will use public transportation to save money on parking and 52% responded they can save money on gas.
October 25, 2011
Added a seventh hub in Atlanta. Area residents can now travel to 11 cities throughout the Southeastern U.S., including Charlotte, N.C., Memphis, Tenn. and Orlando, Fla.
March 17, 2011
Orbitz for Business customers will now be able to seamlessly plan and book rail travel through the Orbitz for Business tool. The partnership makes Orbitz for Business the first major online travel company to announce integrated, online rail capabilities for U.S. business travelers.
September 3, 2009
A 17-member Selection Committee of tour operators bases its selections on the events' broad appeal, their accessibility to large groups arriving by motorcoach and a variety of other criteria.
August 31, 2009
The new site offers visitors information about and opportunities to participate in the design and management of Idaho's evolving efforts to move people using a mix of transportation modes.
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