Bus Travel Makes a Comeback in the U.S. Buses are back. A new study shows a significant increase in intercity and interstate bus travel for the first time in nearly 50 years. Nicer coaches, on-board movies and internet service are helping reshape the nasty image many travelers had of Greyhound and its competitors.
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Bus Travel Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

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Bus Travel Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

Bus Travel Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

Bus Travel Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

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Buses are back. A new study shows a significant increase in intercity and interstate bus travel for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Nicer coaches, on-board movies and internet service are helping reshape the poor image that many travelers had of Greyhound and its competitors.

High gasoline prices and airport delays are also helping to revive the once moribund intercity bus industry.

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