Liz Kirchner

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The Megabus is being replaced by another transportation service, Virginia Breeze. A main hub for the new service will continue to be the Kenneth B. Gibson Memorial Park and Ride on Roanoke Street in Christiansburg.

The New River Valley is losing the Megabus service beginning today. Megabus currently connects Washington, DC to Christiansburg to Knoxville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. This locally popular service provided two north-bound and two south-bound trips daily.

“While ridership met expectations for our region, ridership was not high enough in Washington or Tennessee,” Elijah Sharp, deputy executive director at New River Valley Planning District Commission wrote in a news release.

Northward travel alternatives to Megabus service include Amtrak passenger rail service to Roanoke and a new bus service, the Virginia…

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