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New Buses Attracting Riders

November 27, 2013

CHICAGO (AP) — As millions of Americans hurtle through the jumble of transportation arteries for Thanksgiving, many are discovering that bus travel may be the cheapest, comfiest and even coolest way......

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caltransplant

Nov-27-13 6:23 PM

Mega busses are nothing new. My nephew rode one from P burg to Chicago 2 years ago.

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daWraith

Nov-27-13 5:21 PM

Actually having WiFi is big attraction for yuppies and professionals in urban areas.

While it may take longer and not be quite as convenient, a lot can be said for riding on a bus while working on your computer all the way to work rather than sitting in rush hour traffic for an hour getting NOTHING done other than depleting your wallet of cash for gasoline.

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SouthWheelingNative

Nov-27-13 11:52 AM

I still think it will be a while for me to trust a bus again. I once took greyhound from Norfolk Va to Wheeling. A 7.5 hour car trip. It took us over 16hours....horrible...lol...

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Triton

Nov-27-13 8:39 AM

after dropping my car off for service I rode a bus home in Wheeling. First time I had been on a bus in years and I was pleasantly surprised. They are pretty nice and the drivers are super courteous. OVRTA is an asset to the valley. If we really want people to stop driving, we need to be able to offer transportation. Also, saw people using the bus to go to work. I sat there calculating how much I would save by not taking a car to work everyday. Its significant. I was impressed.

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