NEW YORK - Megabus.com, the widely popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, announced the launch of its new "Megabus USA" mobile application. Passengers can use the free app — the first of its kind in the intercity bus industry — to determine the estimated time of arrival for their bus and find bus stop locations.
"Megabus.com is always looking for ways to better serve our customers, and this mobile app is a great tool for our passengers and our company," said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "Megabus.com has become the travel option of choice and this is just one more way we're striving to provide the best customer service possible."
The app – the only official megabus.com application - is available for iOS and Android platforms. Once downloaded, users can input their origin and destination cities and the times they are traveling to confirm what time their bus will arrive.
Megabus USA is available at this time to passengers traveling on megabus.com's Midwest and Southeast routes. Northeast routes will be added soon. Current cities available for tracking include: Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Birmingham, Champaign, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Des Moines, Detroit, Gainesville, Indianapolis, Iowa City, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Knoxville, Madison, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Mobile, Montgomery, Nashville, Omaha, Orlando, St. Louis and Toledo.
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is the largest intercity express bus service provider in North America, transporting more than 15 million travelers. In addition to low fares, megabus.com offers customers environmentally-friendly buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.