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Megabus halts Sacramento to Reno service, continues SF service

Megabus has halted service between Sacramento and Reno.
Megabus has halted service between Sacramento and Reno. rBenton@sacbee.com

Megabus, a low-cost bus company that sometimes offers $1 deals, has ceased service between Sacramento and Reno as part of a national rethinking of its routes, a spokesman said.

The company shut all service to and from Reno and Sparks on Jan. 10, spokesman Sean Hughes said.

Megabus.com is restructuring our network to reflect the changing travel patterns that we are experiencing due to historically low fuel prices, and low-cost airlines,” Hughes wrote in an email. “Megabus.com continues to evaluate routes and will make the necessary future adjustments based on customer demand.”

The private carrier also on Jan. 10 increased bus service between Sacramento and San Francisco from four trips a day to five, Hughes said. The company also switched from double-decker buses to single-level buses. Those buses board passengers at the University/65th Light Rail Station.

Tony Bizjak: 916-321-1059, @TonyBizjak

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