Megabus Cutting Back Operations in Chicago
"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.