2 posts tagged with transportation by waylaid.
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buying a used car for the first time with cash

I'm in the market to buy my first car. I plan to spend about 15-17k, buy a used car, and pay entirely in cash. I'm planning to look at mostly private sellers, since they have the greatest benefit from doing a cash transaction, and are most likely to lower their price. Am I right? [more inside]
posted by waylaid on Mar 7, 2010 - 17 answers

the economics of intercity bus services

Long-distance bus service in many countries is often pretty good, and there are multiple carriers - especially in many low to middle income countries. In the US, there are only two real major players (Greyhound and Peter Pan, which work together), and then a bunch of short haul operators like the many DC-NYC express buses. Does anyone know much regarding the economics of the long-distance bus industry? [more inside]
posted by waylaid on Jul 9, 2008 - 12 answers

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