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Bus Travel

Editorial From Our Co-Founder: The Green Street Bus Stop In Ithaca

My company, OurBus, has been in the news lately, as part of the larger discussion of where intercity bus stops should be located in Ithaca. For many years, bus routes to and from Ithaca had been operated by a number of other companies from an off-street, privately owned terminal located on State Street. In 2017, OurBus, which is a technology company that acts as a broker, connecting passengers with independent, high-quality and family owned bus companies, entered the Ithaca market.…

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Comparing Taking the Bus Between Austin and Dallas

With a population that slightly exceeds one million, Dallas is a major business center and a thriving city located in the northeast of Texas. Dallas consists of a variety of entertainment parks, venues, arts, arts, cuisine – there is  much more to enjoy here. Additionally, it is home to the Dallas Cowboys, an NFL football team that is renowned all over the world; Texas Rangers, a Major League baseball team. There is so much fun to enjoy in Dallas. Regardless…

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Comparing FlixBus and OurBus

FlixBus and OurBus are some of the two largest bus carriers in the U.S. disrupting the industry, and we wanted to give you a bird’s eye view and comparison of both companies so you could take a look and make an informed decision about where to purchase your next bus ticket. FlixBus FlixBus is a German brand which runs long-distance bus service in several European countries as well as the United States. It was launched in 2013 and aimed to…

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Chirp and OurBus Have Integrated: What This Means for Passengers

With cost of living rising and high property taxes in many major US cities, public transportation is crucial to many. The use of mobile bus tickets has already made commuting smoother for smart-phone owners, and one US bus company is making it even smoother with a system that responds to sound in order to authenticatebus tickets purchased or accessible on iOS and Android phones. Chirp, a pioneer intechnology that transfers data through sound frequencies, is teaming up with OurBus, a…

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What are the top things to do in Allentown, PA?

Are you looking for new places to visit during your vacation in Lancaster County? Allentown is just one hour outside Ephrata where the Historic Smithton Inn is situated. It is a small municipality packed with culture, history and incredible food. Allentown, PA is a beautiful place to explore during your trip to Pennsylvania or one of your stops during your vacation to other popular attractions, such as Crayola Place or Bethlehem Stacks. If you’re looking for several more ideas for…

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What are the top things to do in Richmond, VA?

The city of Richmond, Virginia is well-known for its role in the Civil War. Richmond was the capital of the South during most of the war, and was a major source of supplies and weapons for Confederate troops during the conflict. General Ulysses S.Grant and his Union soldiers captured the city in April 1865, and the war itself ended shortly thereafter. Richmond is a popular tourist destination for these historical reasons and many others. Here are some of the fun…

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Top Things to Do in Binghamton, NY

Binghamton is a town located along the Chenango River in Broome County, NY. It is named in honor of John Broome who was a lieutenant governor when the county got established in 1806. Sometime back, the Chenango River was joined to the famous Erie Canal through the 97-mile Chenango Canal. It induced growth in industry and population. The area was popularly known as the Valley of Opportunity which was home to the famous IBM and many other significant establishments. Today,…

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What are the top things to do in Sarasota?

It’s one of the most exciting things to do anytime you travel: find and dine at some of the best local restaurants wherever you go. There’s just something about experience tasty, local food anytime you travel somewhere that just enhances the quality and memories of your trip. Travelling to Sarasota is no different, so we’ve compiled a wide-range list of the Top 10 Best Restaurants that you can visit on your next trip to Sarasota! 1. Walt’s Fish Market &…

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One Day Only: Cornell to Boston Bus

OurBus will be coordinating a special one-day only bus from Cornell to Albany to Boston on December 15, in conjunction with the college move-out. This special pop up route has never been done before, so is being done as an experiment to see how college students utilize the route. For those interested, a deadhead only route on December 16 will run from Boston to Albany to Syracuse, for those interested in the reverse routing. Both routes are available for sale…

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