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July 25, 2015 /
Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences /
“Summer is already a busy time for bus travel, but this holiday may bring record-setting volumes,” said Joseph Schwieterman, director of the Chaddick Institute. “Buses are the mode of choice for many travelers on short trips, particularly on routes of five hours or less.”
The Chaddick Institute presents this data to offer comparisons with air and automobile travel during major holidays. Highlights from the report include:
The Chaddick Institute reached these estimates using its own Intercity Bus Data Set and bookings data from Wanderu.com, a company that aggregates bus ticket sales online. The full report and methodology are available at http://bit.ly/chaddickresearch.
Kristin Claes Mathews