September 08, 2006

Today in Automotive History

1953: First U.S. transcontinental bus service is offered

Continental Trailways offered the first transcontinental express bus service in the U.S. The 3,154-mile ride from New York City to San Francisco lasted 88 hours and 50 minutes, of which only 77 hours was riding time. The cost? $56.70. Today, Greyhound will take you on the same trip for $183.

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