DALLAS, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YO!, a new bus line providing exceptional service, safety and convenience at every-day affordable fares, will expand to Boston, launching six daily roundtrips between New York's Chinatown neighborhood and Boston South Station on March 14. The non-stop service, which launched in Dec. 18, 2012 between New York and Philadelphia, offers on-board amenities such as a guaranteed seat, extra legroom with comfortable leather seating, free Wi-Fi and power outlets. Tickets are now on sale at www.yobus.com.
YO! is jointly operated by Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines, two of the safest motorcoach operators in the country. The service offers a safe, modern and affordable travel solution for customers in New York and Boston who like the convenience of a Chinatown stop in the Big Apple.
"Since we launched YO! last December, we've seen a tremendous response from the community and customers, so we're excited to bring this exceptional service to Boston," said Dave Leach, president and CEO of Greyhound Lines, Inc. "YO!, which offers a safe and affordable option for travelers who like the convenience and affordability of Chinatown bus lines, is ready to meet the high demand for intercity bus service between Chinatown in New York and Boston."
The name YO! is derived from the pronunciation of the Chinese word that means "to protect" and also serves as an enthusiastic greeting in today's culture.
"YO! provides a fun and safe travel experience for our customers, using environmentally friendly buses and the most highly trained professional drivers in the industry," said Peter Picknelly, chairman and CEO, Peter Pan Bus Lines. "We're committed to ensuring that customers can sit back and relax on YO!, knowing they'll get to their destination safely, well-rested and on time."
In New York, YO! operates on Pike Street between E. Broadway and Division on the median, where a staff member will be on site to guide the loading and unloading of customers. There also is an assigned boarding system to ensure an orderly boarding process onto YO!'s high-efficiency, environmentally friendly buses. Tickets can be purchased at INT Travel Group, located at 98 E. Broadway. In Boston, YO! will operate from Gate 22 at South Station at 700 Atlantic Avenue.
YO! provides fast, frequent and safe transportation with unmatched amenities for an amazingly low price. YO! is a division of Greyhound Lines, Inc., operated in affiliation with Peter Pan Bus Lines. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets visit the website at www.yobus.com or call 855-66-YOBUS.