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Megabus.com Summer Seat Sale

Megabus

Megabus. Image provided by Megabus.com and used with written permission.

By Kelly Van De Walle
On behalf of Megabus.com
http://www.megabus.com/

Megabus.com, the city-to-city express bus company with fares starting at $1, announced that thousands of $5 and $9 seats have been added on for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays for the month of June in over 28 cities nationwide on select routes. The June Summer Sale tickets can booked at http://us.megabus.com/sale.aspx today.

“Megabus.com offers fares from $1 on every trip,” says Mike Alvich, megabus.com vice president of marketing and public relations. “But those tickets go quickly, especially during the summer travel season. We want people to know that — beyond booking early for our everyday low fares — travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the best days to find the cheapest fares.”

The additional $5 and $9 June Summer Sale tickets must be booked online at http://us.megabus.com/sale.aspx at least seven days prior to departure, are available for travel from June 1-30, 2013 and are subject to availability.  There are a minimum of twenty $5 and $9 seats on each eligible bus route. “Megabus.com wants to keep summer travel affordable, especially with gas prices rising again,” adds Alvich. “The June Seat sale helps people travel affordably this summer and reinforces that travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays offer low fares year-round.”

Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 is one of the largest city-to-city express bus service providers in North America.  In addition to affordable fares, megabus.com offers customers state-of-the-art, green-certified double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, seat belts, restrooms and are wheelchair accessible.

Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.

Megabus.com Offers 200,000 Free Seats

December 7, 2012 Leave a comment
Double Decker Megabus

Double Decker Megabus. Photo provided by Megabus and used with written permission.

By Kelly Van De Walle
On behalf of Megabus.com
http://www.megabus.com/

Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus service offering fares from $1, announced on December 5 that it is offering 200,000 free seats for travel Jan. 9 to Feb. 28, 2013. Customers can begin booking their free seats today.

The free seats will be subject to availability for travel Jan. 9 – Feb. 28, 2013, to/from cities served by megabus.com in the USA and Canada. Travelers will need to use the promo code TRYMEGABUS to book their free seats.

Due to local regulations within Canada, free seats for travel to Kirkland and Montreal are excluded, however additional $10 seats have been made available. Within the USA, Academy, Concord, ShortLine and Suburban bus lines will also be excluded from the free seats offer.

“This exciting giveaway makes it possible to invite a friend and go on a fun weekend trip, get out of town to visit family or just enjoy a major city you never thought about visiting before,” said Mike Alvich, megabus.com’s vice president of marketing and public relations. “Megabus.com offers $1 and other affordable fares every day, but a chance at a free ticket means there’s no reason to stay home. Our new service hubs in Los Angeles and San Francisco allow even more Americans to take advantage of this exciting opportunity and connect to more of the things they love.”

“Megabus.com offers service to more than 120 cities in North America,” added Alvich. “That means there are millions of potential travelers that can use the free tickets to experience megabus.com’s service for the first time.”

Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest intercity express bus service providers in North America, transporting more than 22 million travelers. In addition to affordable fares, megabus.com offers customers environmentally-friendly buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.

Visit www.megabus.com to book your free ticket and for additional information on routes, schedules, amenities and fares.

Editor’s Acknowledgment: Hanser & Associates.

IndyGo Public Hearing at the Indiana History Center, Nov. 7

October 31, 2012 Leave a comment
Indiana History Center

The IndyGo Public Hearing on Nov. 7 will be held at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2010, all rights reserved.

Press Release
Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation
http://indygo.net/

On October 15, 2012, the Indianapolis City-County Council approved the proposed 2013 IndyGo budget. The budget for 2013 includes additional operating revenue for service enhancements. Changes to IndyGo service could include more frequent and added service, the addition of a new route and more direct routing.

The proposed service changes and implementation timeline will be explained at public hearings on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street in downtown Indianapolis, at 12 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m.

All 27 IndyGo routes serving downtown offer walking-distance access to this facility.

Proposed service enhancements for 2013 could include:

  • Routes 8, 10, 19, 39, and 87: Increased frequency.
  • Route 34: Addition of Sunday service.
  • Route 86: Addition of one new route, 86th Street Crosstown (Trader’s Point to Community Hospital North).

Proposed service realignments could include:

  • Route 5: Elimination of service to Elmira Street.
  • Route 11: Elimination of service to 33rd and Post (Crossroads).
  • Route 14: Extending service to Emerson Avenue at Interstate 465. Elimination of Southeastern Avenue/Ritter Avenue/Raymond Street loop.
  • Route 19: Elimination of service to 96th Street. Rerouting inbound service from Washington Boulevard to Central Avenue.
  • Route 21: Elimination of service to Mitthoefer Road at 30th Street.
  • Routes 34 and 28: Rerouting of service in the St. Vincent/N. Michigan Road area for improved late night and weekend service.
  • Route 34: Elimination of service to 9900 N. Michigan Road (ITT).
  • Route 30: Rerouting Arlington Avenue service to Shadeland Avenue.

For more information or to provide public comment prior to this hearing, visit www.IndyGo.net or call 317­-635­-3344.

IndyGo makes an effort to accommodate all reasonable requests for access to services and information including alternate print formats and non-English material. If you plan to attend the public hearing at the Indiana History Center and need special accommodations please call or email: Lauren Albert at 317-614­-9284 or lalbert@indygo.net.

New Bus Service from Muncie to Indianapolis

June 27, 2012 Leave a comment
Miller Trailways Bus

Miller Trailways Bus. Photo courtesy of Miller Trailways.

By Lori Sylvester
City of Anderson CATS
http://cityofanderson.com/resident-publictransportation.aspx

The City of Anderson and Miller Trailways is now offering a new bus route from Muncie to Indianapolis with two trips daily, including stops in Anderson, Pendleton, and Fortville.

Two departures daily leave the Muncie City Bus Terminal, 113 West Main Street, at 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., arriving at the Greyhound Bus Station in Indianapolis, 350 South Illinois Street, at 8:40 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. Intermediate stops are at:

  • CATS Bus Terminal, 1109 Main Street, Anderson, at 7:35 a.m. and 1:35 p.m.
  • Burger King, 30 Enterprise Drive, Pendleton, at 7:50 a.m. and 1:50 p.m.
  • Huck’s Convenience Store, 322 East Broadway, Fortville, at 8:05 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.

Return trips depart from the Indianapolis Greyhound Station at 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., arriving in Muncie at 12:25 pm. and 7:10 p.m. Intermediate stops:

  • Fortville at 11:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Pendleton at 11:35 a.m. and 6:20 pm.
  • Anderson at 11:50 a.m. and 6:35 p.m.

For more information about this new service, visit http://www.hoosierride.com/schedules.asp, then click on Schedules, Locations, Buy Tickets. To reserve seats and obtain pricing information, call 502-368-5644.

Megabus Begins Daily Service to/from Louisville, Mar. 14

February 13, 2012 Leave a comment
Megabus

Megabus image provided by Megabus.com and used with written permission.

By Amanda Byers
Megabus.com
http://www.megabus.com/

Megabus.com, the city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, recently announced they will begin daily service to/from Louisville on March 14, 2012. Customers can begin booking travel today at www.megabus.com.

Travel is available between Louisville and Chicago, Indianapolis and Nashville. Megabus.com will offer two departures from its stop on the right-hand side of Liberty St. just prior to the intersection with 5th Street.

Megabus.com fares always start as low as $1 and get higher as the traveling date gets closer.  Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares.

“Megabus.com has rapidly become the travel option of choice for millions of people and today we’re excited to return to the Louisville market,” said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. “As Americans continue to look for ways to stretch their income, we look forward to providing safe, convenient and affordable travel to Louisville residents.”

Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest intercity express bus service providers in North America, transporting more than 15 million travelers.  In addition to affordable fares, megabus.com offers customers state-of-the-art environmentally-friendly buses with free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.

Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.