Megabus is accelerating growth for intercity buses

For the longest time, travelers going from one city to another turned up their noses at buses, using them only if all other options were impractical. Now, driven by low-cost curbside operators like, city-to-city bus service has had a resurgence…

And many riders were pushed by a desire to use portable electronic devices like tablet computers, laptops and smartphones while traveling, which is not always possible when driving or flying. Ninety-one percent of riders surveyed said they intended to use portable electronic devices while on the bus; field observations revealed that at any given time, more than 40 percent were doing so.