Chicago Fact: Grant Park has seen two events of great importance for American culture - the 1968 Democratic Convention protests and the 2008 election night acceptance speech of Barack Obama.
CHICAGO (August 4, 2009) - Megabus.com, 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 departures Chicago during the Sept. 14 to Nov. 19 travel period.
"The economy still has individuals and families staying home and hesitant to spend money, especially on leisure items such as travel," said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "Megabus.com's low fares make travel affordable and at $1, there's no reason to stay home."
Megabus.com amenities include new double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, on-board restrooms, reclining seats and more.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information on routes, schedules, amenities and fares.
Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line dedicated to bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options for as low as $1 via the Internet. Service for megabus.com operates daily. Northeast cities served by megabus.com include Albany, Atlantic City, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Hartford, Conn.; New York, Philadelphia, Rochester, Syracuse, Toronto and Washington D.C. Midwest cities served by megabus.com include: Ann Arbor, Bloomington-Normal, Chicago, Champaign, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Madison, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Toledo. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 3 million travelers.
Chicago-based megabus.com is a subsidary of Coach USA. Paramus, NJ-based Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 35 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.