September 21, 2014

Bus travel gives other modes run for the money

bus_frontBuses are starting to give airlines, trains, and even cars a run for their money. With spiffed up coaches, internet reservations, and often significantly cheaper fares, bus travel is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to flying, taking the train and even driving your own car, according to a new study released Monday.

“It’s a … mode of travel that’s really shaking things up,” says Joseph Schwieterman, director of DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute which conducted the study. “The ability to hop on a bus for half the price of the next cheapest option is a game changer.”

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