CHICAGO (AP) — A bus company that plans routes based on customer feedback is making daily Chicago-to-Indianapolis service permanent.
The Chicago Tribune reports New York-based OurBus began a two-month pilot service last month after Amtrak ended its passenger line between Chicago and Indianapolis. The rail agency pulled stopped the route after a loss of funding in Indiana’s state budgetREAD MORE: Suburban Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
OurBus officials say it’s a popular route.
The bus leaves Indianapolis in the morning for Chicago and then returns. There are two roundtrips Sunday.READ MORE: Police Release Surveillance Video Of Fatal Shooting In Lincoln Square
The company started in 2016. It doesn’t own buses, but contracts with companies for vehicles with Wi-Fi and reclining seats.
OurBus co-founder Axel Hellman says the company is going to try a route between Chicago and Ann Arbor, Michigan, around Thanksgiving with the target audience of University of Michigan students.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Critically Injured In Shooting In Zion
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