Mega Bus a national company voted today to become members of the United Workers of America through Local 322. The vote count which took place in Newark, NJ covers Mega Bus Drivers all along the eastern seaboard in Elizabeth and Camden, New Jersey as well as Landover, Maryland.
Richard Spriggs of the Landover yard commented, "One Day is all we had to make this happen and we did it! We are thrilled with the result and look forward to contract negotiations."
Megabus, branded on buses as megabus.com, is an intercity bus service of Coach USA/Coach Canada and DATTCO (a non-Stagecoach company, under contract) providing discount travel services since 2006, operating throughout the eastern, southern, midwestern, and western United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Megabus is notable for using curbside bus stops instead of traditional stations, low fares starting at $1, and in recent years, operating a point-to-point network of routes with buses making few stops en route to their destination.