Canadian Megabus crash injures 23
June 25, 2015
ONTARIO, Canada — A trucking company says one of its tractor-trailers was hit hard from behind by a double-decker Megabus in a collision in eastern Ontario that injured 23 people, reported CBC News.
The owner of the trucking company says the truck was hit from behind by the bus, clipping the back corner and moving along on the right side of the truck before taking out the passenger
Megabus, Coach USA implementing GreenRoad system
April 24, 2015
Beginning this month, 3,200 megabus.com and Coach USA drivers will start using the GreenRoad system to help reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions, improve customer comfort and cut the risk of accidents.
Megabus.com and Coach USA are targeting a 3% reduction in fuel consumption using the technology, which is being rolled out on its fleet of 2,400 buses. This initiative follows
Chinatown bus co. Fung Wah shuttering for good, owner says
July 21, 2015
at Boston's South Station, which the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority gave away to Megabus and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, his company cannot financially stay afloat.
Fung Wah was given permission late last year to resume operations and in April received approval from a local community board in New York City to re-establish a bus stop in Manhattan's Chinatown. But after
Intercity Bus Shake Up Competitive Landscape
September 23, 2013
to the sector’s competitive landscape. The study is conducted by Joseph P. Schweiterman, Marisa Schulz, Brian Antolin and a team of data collectors who sift through the schedules of more than 90 scheduled operators.
Shunning traditional stations by operating from curbside locations in many cities, BoltBus and Megabus have together grown by more than 25% over the past 18 months. These discount city
Fla.’s HART partners with Megabus to expand intermodal service
May 15, 2014
Starting Thursday, Tampa, Fla. residents will be able to travel express using Megabus.com to and from Miami and Orlando for as little as $1, from the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) Marion Transit Center (MTC).
By making other connections, residents gain access to 120 cities across the U.S., significantly expanding the intermodal system at MTC. That was made possible through
Report: Intercity motorcoach usage continues to rise
January 15, 2015
DePaul University of Chicago and its Chaddick Institute released its annual report, entitled "Adding on Amenities, Broadening the Base/2014 Year-in-Review: Intercity Bus Service in the United States," showing the eighth consecutive year of growth for the scheduled services, point-to-point segment of the motorcoach industry, such as Megabus, at the American Bus Association’s Marketplace in St
Megabus expands into N.C., S.C.
February 25, 2014
Megabus.com expanded service to Columbia, S.C. and Fayetteville, N.C. and added services to and from Atlanta; Athens, Ga.; and Durham, N.C.
Columbia and Fayetteville residents will be able to travel express between the two cities, as well as to and from Atlanta; Athens, Ga.; and Durham, N.C., for as low as $1 on three daily arrivals and departures. In each service location, megabus
Motorcoach Express Services Flourish
August 17, 2012
Convenience, amenities, cost and a growing eco-consciousness continue to be major factors for the growth of express bus services in the U.S. As their popularity grows, operations including Megabus, Greyhound, and Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines subsidiary BoltBus have begun spreading from the Northeast to the Midwest, and now, to the West.
“We saw that passengers were looking for a way
Megabus stop to return to U. of Vermont campus
December 13, 2013
BURLINGTON, Vt. — A University of Vermont (UVM) spokesperson told Burlington Free Press that Megabus will move its pick-up and drop-off location back to the campus.
The carrier moved its stop away from the UVM 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. For the full story
Megabus reinventing intercity travel
January 12, 2012
Moving from zero brand recognition five-and-a-half years ago at its inception to transporting one million passengers every 42 days, Paramus, N.J.-based megabus.com has made great strides in the intercity travel market. Some say the company, a subsidiary of Coach USA, has even reinvented it, making it even more convenient and affordable and attracting more customers as a result.
In April 2006