1. Peter Pan Charts a Route to Continued Growth

    Peter Pan Charts a Route to Continued Growth

    Peter Picknelly says the higher prices that consumers are experiencing at the gas pump are a fairly recent phenomenon, with the surge coming over the past few months or so. But in the bus business, such changes to the landscape can, and usually do, have a quick and profound impact. And Easter weekend provided ample evidence of this. “Business was up 18% over the same period a year ago — we were really busy over Easter weekend,” said Picknelly. “When gas prices go up, we see an increase in ridership, and they’ve been going up.

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    1. Business was up 18% over the same period a year ago — we were really busy over Easter weekend.
    2. What the buses specialize in is high-frequency service at very reasonable fares — and that's what people are looking for, once again the fastest-growing bus line in America.
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