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Popularity Fuels Expansion to Five Cities


CHICAGO (March 8, 2007) - Megabus.com today announced the expansion of its intercity, express bus service to five additional cities. Megabus.com service is now available to and from Ann Arbor, Mich.; Columbus, Ohio; Kansas City, Mo.; Louisville, Ky. and Pittsburgh, all with direct routes from Chicago. Passengers can begin booking today for travel on April 2, 2007 and beyond at www.megabus.com.

With the addition of these five cities, megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, a Stagecoach Group company, will have service available between its hub in Chicago to a total of 13 cities. This total includes the previously serviced cities of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Toledo, Ohio.

"As before, passengers who book travel far enough in advance can secure tickets for as low as $1," said Brian Souter, chief executive of Stagecoach Group. "Other customers will pay better than competitive fares via the Internet."

Booking for megabus.com travel is done solely via the Internet at www.megabus.com. The Web site provides information on routes and arrival and departure times and allows passengers to quickly book their travel and purchase tickets from the comfort of their home, office or wireless handheld device.

About megabus.com

Megabus.com is the first intercity express bus line dedicated to bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options to 14 Midwest cities for as low as $1 via the Internet. Service for megabus.com operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 250,000 Midwest travelers. Cities served by megabus.com include: Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit; Indianapolis,; Kansas City, Mo.; Louisville, Ky.; Minneapolis; Milwaukee; Pittsburgh; St. Louis and Toledo, Ohio. For additional service routes to and from the listed cities, visit www.megabus.com. Megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America that operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.

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