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Megabus Cutting Back Operations in Chicago

The Chicago hub of Megabus operations will be just another stop between Ohio and Texas.
November 18, 2016, 8am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Megabus, the discount interstate bus carrier, is downsizing operations in Chicago," reports Robert Channick.

" Facing decreased demand, the New Jersey-based company announced Thursday it will reduce its schedule, eliminate some routes and lay off about 100 employees in Chicago effective Jan. 10."

A Megabus spokesperson blamed the decreasing demand on low gas prices—more people are choosing to drive than choosing the budget bus option. The article includes more details about how the changes will affect the system's routes in the Midwest.

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Published on Thursday, November 10, 2016 in Chicago Tribune
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