Blue Begabus bus on street in Toronto, Canada.

Megabus Owner Files for Bankruptcy

Intercity bus lines in the United States face yet more challenges as a major operator files for bankruptcy, but the company says service continues uninterrupted for now.

June 16, 2024 - Smart Cities Dive

Greyhound and Amtrak buses at a temporary bus terminal in San Francisco, California.

Despite High Ridership, Intercity Bus Lines Are Eliminating Stations

Riders on the ‘forgotten stepchild’ of the U.S. transportation system find themselves waiting for buses curbside as Greyhound sells off its real estate in many U.S. cities.

February 23, 2024 - Governing


Philadelphia's Intercity Bus Riders Are Getting Shortchanged

Despite the popularity of intercity bus services, most users have to wait on unshaded sidewalks with none of the amenities of traditional bus depots.

October 6, 2021 - Philadelphia Inquirer

Intercity Buses

With Little Government Assistance, Intercity Bus Services Struggle to Regain Footing

Although intercity buses provide a crucial service to millions of Americans, the industry has been shut out of recent pandemic assistance programs while riders continue to experience dismal facilities and shrinking service options.

October 4, 2021 - Governing


Virginia Intercity Buses Exceed Ridership Estimates By 200 Percent

The Virginia Breeze intercity bus service has vastly exceeded original ridership estimates since its launch in late 2017. Two more lines are slated to launch in the spring or summer of next year.

August 26, 2019 - Greater Greater Washington


Megabus Cutting Back Operations in Chicago

The Chicago hub of Megabus operations will be just another stop between Ohio and Texas.

November 18, 2016 - Chicago Tribune

Intercity Bus Systems Keep a Foothold in Modern Times

Intercity buses might seem "Old World," but ridership is growing on intercity bus systems, and Greyhound is making big investments to stay ahead of the quickly moving transportation curve.

March 6, 2016 - The Dallas Morning News

How Curbside Carriers Changed America's Mind About Buses

Intercity bus travel is no longer the exclusive domain of the down-and-out. The likes of BoltBus and Megabus have, over the past few years, brought a new level of service to the open roads.

April 13, 2014 - InTransition Magazine

Young Millennials and Reborn Downtowns Bring Buses Back

Whet Moser looks at the revival of the intercity bus industry, despite its past inadequacies and stigmas. He discusses a new report that details the elements contributing to today's bus boom.

January 10, 2013 - Chicago Magazine

New Legislation Cracks Down on Intercity Buses

Intercity buses face new regulations as they continue to expand their services and compete for ridership, reports Susan Stellin.

August 29, 2012 - The New York Times

Amtrak Service Dominates D.C. to Boston Travel Market

Long lines at airport security and weather delays have contributed to Amtrak's commanding travel mode share between D.C. and NYC, and majority share between NYC and Boston, but the lead is threatened by the competition and aging infrastructure.

August 17, 2012 - The New York Times - Business Day

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