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If you could get from Seattle to Portland or Vancouver, B.C., by bus for less than the price of a few lattes, why would you take the train?

BoltBus, Greyhound’s new low-cost, nonstop express-bus service, promises to whisk travelers to these cities for fares starting at $1. Amtrak’s Cascades trains are the main competition, but at these prices, why even drive or fly?

Tags: amtrak, bus