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Thursday, June 27, 2013

US Bus Industry grows over 7%

The introduction of low cost carries, the decrease in driving, and the increased hassel of flying, has combined to help the bus industry grow over 7% year over year in 2011 and 2012. -

The past few years have seen tremendous growth in the intercity bus industry. The introduction of curbside operators such as Megabus and Boltbus, as well as new wifi equipped buses operated by larger and more established lines like Greyhound and Coach, have rejuvenated the industry. This infograph illustrates the growth in bus travel and highlights the consumer trends that have fueled it. -