Megabus a Mega-challenge?

LCT Magazine
Posted on April 16, 2008
DISCOUNT RIVAL: The Wall Street Journal features a story story today about Megabus, a discount U.S. coach operator expanding into several cities amid rising gas prices and travelers looking for cheaper alternatives. Megabus has seen passenger volumes double since last year, the Journal reports. Although the article is only available through an online or print subscription, the Associated Press did a similar story in March. Key questions for the chauffeured transportation industry are: 1) Does Megabus potentially erode demand for chauffeured vehicles? 2) Are there competitive opportunities for operators who already have motorcoaches and para-transit buses in their fleets?

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  • cheap bus tickets

     | about 10 years ago

    It is not only in the US that this phenomenon is occuring. Low cost bus operators are appearing in many countries, including New Zeland where nakedbus.com launched 18 months ago. nakedbus offers prices from $NZ1 and now covers the country.Disclaimer: I work for nakedbus.com

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