Get to Miami or Orlando for just a buck? It's possible. Megabus, a new city-to-city bus service took off Thursday morning.
Megabus, a subsidiary of Coach USA, has partnered up with Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) to bring its intercity bus service to Tampa. People can reserve their seats online for a promotional fare starting at a dollar and ride the double-decker bus to other metro cities.
82-year-old Mary Ellen Ahrens is a Winter Haven resident who boarded the first departure Megabus to Miami.