NEW YORK (June 24, 2011) – Megabus.com, the first intercity, express bus services with fares from $1, has served 10 million passengers across North America and continues to see solid growth and popularity.
"Megabus.com revolutionized the bus industry and we've continued to grow as travelers continue to look for affordable transportation options," said Dale Moser, CEO of megabus.com. "We are very excited to reach 10 million passengers and thank all our customers for helping us reach this milestone.
A December 2010 national study conducted by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University shows intercity bus service was the fastest growing mode of intercity transportation for the third year in a row, outpacing air and rail transportation.
Megabus.com is leading this growth and now serves more than 60 cities across the Northeast and Midwest and seven cities in Canada. Service is available to/from six hubs: Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toronto and Washington D.C.
Megabus.com's also offers environmental benefits. Each megabus.com double-decker bus has the potential to remove 81 automobiles from the highway and is among the most energy and fuel efficient way to travel. Megabus.com double-decker buses are 10 times more efficient than a 737 airplane and 25 times more efficient than a single-passenger car per passenger per mile.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules and fares.
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Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line to offer high-quality travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Megabus.com currently serves more than 60 cities in North America from hubs in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C. and Toronto. Service for megabus.com operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 10 million travelers.
U.S. cities served by megabus.com include: Akron, Ohio; Albany, N.Y.; Amherst, Mass.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Baltimore; Binghamton, N.Y.; Bloomington-Normal, Ill.; Boston, Buffalo, N.Y.; Chicago, Champaign, Ill.; Charlotte, N.C.; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbia, Mo.; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Detroit; Erie, Penn.; Frederick, Md.; Hampton, Va.; Harrisburg; Penn.; Hartford, Conn.; Holyoke, Mass.; Hyannis, Mass.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Iowa City, Iowa; Kansas City; Knoxville, Tenn.; Madison, Wis.; Memphis, Tenn.; Milwaukee; Minneapolis; New York; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Providence, R.I.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Rochester, N.Y.; Secaucus, N.J.; St. Louis; State College, Penn.; Storrs, Conn.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Toledo, Ohio and Washington D.C.
Canadian cities served include: Brockville, Kingston, Kirkland, Montreal, Niagara Falls, Scarborough, Toronto and Whitby.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional service routes to and from the listed cities.
Chicago-based megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 70 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.