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NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014--(PR Newswire)-- Reaches 40 Million Customers

- City-to-city, express bus company served five million customers in six months, providing further evidence of dramatic growth of bus travel

- Company grew 13.5 percent in the last year

- Now serving 32 states and more than 120 cities across North America

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NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of today,, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 40 million customers across North America since the company began in 2006. The company served five million customers in the last six months alone, helping to make city-to-city bus travel the fastest growing and most economical transportation mode. General Manager John Garrett presents an Apple iPad Air to the honorary 40 millionth customer to have ridden on at a celebration event in Orlando

In celebration of the milestone, awarded a customer with an iPad Air during a celebration event this week at's new arrival/departure location at 902 N. Semoran Blvd. in Orlando. – serving 32 states in over 120 cities across North America – has increased sales by 13.5 percent in the last year.  

In recent months, the company has:

  • Initiated a Reserved Seating program in 40 cities across North America, allowing customers the option of reserving one of 10 "premium" seats for a small fee.
  • Added service to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Miami, Tallahassee and Tampa, Florida.

"'s is now the travel option of choice for more than 40 million customers, and we're thrilled to serve them as our customers," said Mike Alvich,'s Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. "As customers look for ways to stretch their dollars, we look forward to continuing to provide safe, convenient and affordable travel options each and every trip."

According to a 2014 study by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University, bus transportation remains the fastest-growing and most economical transportation mode and express bus carriers like provided American travelers savings of $1.2 billion over the past year with the average customer saving more than 81 percent relative to flying., a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest city-to-city express bus service providers in North America. In addition to affordable fares, 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 for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.

ABOUT MEGABUS.COM, one of the largest privately funded providers of city-to-city express bus transportation, maintains the highest (Satisfactory) safety compliance rating with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Transportation Safety Exchange (TSX), an independent safety rating organization that provides safety ratings of more than 300,000 passenger and freight carriers, announced in January 2014 that all carriers are TSX-approved. is the first carrier group to achieve TSX approval, demonstrating the most stringent safety standards in the industry. is the first bus line to offer high-quality travel for as low as $1, plus a reservation fee, via the Internet. operates service to/from more than 120 major cities in North America from 23 hubs in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Gainesville, Los Angeles, Memphis, Mobile, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Francisco, St. Louis, Texas Triangle (Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio), Washington, D.C. and Toronto – creating more than 1,000 new, professional jobs during the past eight years.

Since its launch on April 10, 2006, has served more than 40 million customers.

Service for operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes.

* Watch the video here for safety information. is a subsidiary of Coach USA, one of the largest transportation companies in North America. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates a family of 25 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 75 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, airport transportation services, charters and sightseeing tours. 

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