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  • March 8, 2017
    New bus service from Lima airport (LIM) to Miraflores in city

    Many flights arrive at Lima airport (LIM) at night and the airport is located in one of the not-so-safe area of the city, called Callao. Taxis are abundant outside the airport but don’t go with anyone asking for a taxi. Check in with the information center and they will assign an “official” taxi to you […]

  • June 15, 2015
    First electric public bus launched in Gothenburg, Sweden

    Gothenburg is the first city in the world to launch electric buses starting June 15, 2015. Not only are the buses silent and emission-free, they run on electricity from wind power and hydropower. Bus route 55 has three completely electrically driven Volvo buses and seven electric hybrid buses that runs from Chalmers Johanneberg to Chalmers […]

  • January 21, 2015
    What should be your best transportation option? – Part 1 – Bus or airline

    That’s always the question for a lot of travelers. Whether to take an bus or fly between cities with long distances between them? While traveling by bus is cheaper than flying, it can take up to about 10 times the time. Also, some countries may have airlines offering cheap flights, whereas some may have companies […]

  • February 6, 2014
    Map of every bus and train routes across U.S.

    If you’re a traveler like us who prefers public transportation and road journeys, then look at the detailed map of every Greyhound (bus) and Amtrak (bus and train) route across United States that the American Intercity Bus Riders Association has put together. Download the PDF here and save it to your smartphone or tablet for […]

  • June 24, 2013
    Book bus travel in India using RedBus

    Traveling across India is not difficult with its world’s largest rail network, but booking tickets can be a daunting task. You may have to book well in advance or wait in endless line at the ticket windows. Of course, you can cook online, but the probability of finding a seat at the last minute is […]

  • December 7, 2011
    Megabus is giving away 200,000 free tickets

    Transportation is often one of the most expensive part of traveling so it’s nice to get a free ride. And for people traveling around the United States and Toronto from January 4 through March 1, 2012, Megabus is giving away 200,000 free seats. Megabus, which launched in April of 2006, is already known for it’s […]

  • December 3, 2011
    Tram charges as it picks up passengers

    German researchers are testing a unique form of public transportation that borrows the best from busses, electric cars, trains and trams without contributing emissions. The vehicle, named AutoTram, is fully electric, but instead of running on a single charge, it charges when it stops, gaining enough power in 30 seconds to move another mile. The […]

  • November 16, 2011
    Megabus starts services to Atlanta

    Megabus, the low-cost, popular bus service started services to and from Atlanta. Many of the riders Wednesday said the biggest reason they are taking the trip is because of how inexpensive it was. “With gas at $3.20 a gallon, you do the math and for 234 miles and you double that for a round trip […]

  • June 8, 2011
    Free travel apps for iOS – Part 5

    There are tons of iPhone travel apps out there, both, paid and free; so we have listed some of the ones that are free and can be of a good value or just help. Updated on September 27, 2011 Click here for a list of free travel apps for iOS Also check out TripBase’s Travel […]

  • June 8, 2011
    Live public transit updates from Google Maps

    Living in Los Angeles, we don’t really care about the public transport system, but commuters in Boston, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, Madrid (Spain) and Turin (Italy) are in luck, because starting now, Google Maps for mobile and desktop can tell you when your ride is actually going to arrive with new live transit […]

  • January 5, 2011
    A Guide to Cheap Buses (NY Times)

    There are tons of low-cost bus services from New York City to Philadelphia, Washington DC and Boston, and one can get really confused with all those names like WorldWideBus, Greyhound, FungWah, Megabus, Tripper, Bolt, and LuckyStar. So which one do you take? What’s the lowest cost one would pay for these services? Which one is […]

  • August 19, 2009
    Greyhound to start bus services in UK

    FirstGroup, Britain’s largest bus and train operator, and owner of the Greyhound coach brand in the U.S., said the buses would start running from London, Victoria, to Portsmouth and Southampton on September 14. Tickets will cost as little as a £1, with the average journey costing £7. It plans to roll out more routes next […]

  • August 5, 2009
    Megabus offers fifty-thousand $1 seats

    Megabus, the first intercity express bus service offering fares as low as $1, today announced it is offering an additional 50,000 $1 seats for travel Sept. 14 to Nov. 19, 2009. The $1 seats will be available on all Megabus departures (subject to availability) in all 30 cities during the Sept. 14 to Nov. 19 […]

  • June 15, 2009
    BusJunction helps you find a bus route

    Intercity bus travel has taken off in the last few years. A new Web site makes it easier for riders to find their routes. works something like Expedia or Orbitz in the way it helps travelers find their way in a crowded market. But unlike those two popular airfare Web sites, BusJunction doesn’t sell […]

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