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
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.com
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
. Louis on Tuesday.
"More and more, Americans are turning to city-to-city express bus for travel," said Joseph P. Schwieterman, professor, School of Public Service, and director of Chaddick Institute. "2014 was a really good year for megabus.com, which is showcased in the report due to its new services and Reserved Seating offering. Also, travelers are looking to save money and avoid the stress
SoCal transit center incorporates innovation with sustainable design
March 30, 2015
Convention Center and the Anaheim/Orange County Walk of Stars, as well as two major sports venues, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and the Honda Center.
Constructed at a cost of $135 million, the 67,000-square-foot ARTIC terminal allows 10,000 daily riders to move seamlessly between transit services that include Amtrak; Metrolink; OCTA; and intercity buses, Megabus.com, Greyhound Bus lines; Anaheim Resort
Megabus earns TSX safety rating
January 9, 2014
Transportation Safety Exchange (TSX) and Coach USA announced all megabus.com carriers are now TSX approved, making megabus.com the first carrier group to achieve TSX approval for all of its motor carriers. Almost one-third of Coach USA's other companies are also TSX approved.
Fairfax, Va.-based TSX is an independent safety rating organization that provides safety ratings of more than 300
Study: Travelers’ use of personal electronic devices rising sharply
July 22, 2014
A new study by DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development reveals the use of personal electronic devices on city-to-city trips continues to rise sharply, particularly on low-cost express bus services like megabus.com.
“As opposed to airline customers who cannot surf the Internet, email, text or place phone calls during takeoff or landing, which can consume more than
Megabus reaches 25-million-passengers mark
May 9, 2013
Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 25 million passengers across North America as of May 8.
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.
"Megabus.com is now
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
Megabus expands into Calif., Nev.
November 29, 2012
California and Nevada residents can now travel express to/from Los Angeles; San Francisco; Oakland, Calif.; Riverside, Calif.; Las Vegas; Sparks/Reno, Nev.; Sacramento, Calif.; and San Jose, Calif. for as low as $1 on megabus.com, with frequent daily service beginning December 12.
“Express bus service from new hubs in San Francisco and Los Angeles is another way megabus.com keeps Americans