Susan Carpenter

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Long distance buses are making a comeback

Jul 31, 2018
When it comes to traveling between major cities, trains, planes and automobiles are the usual go-tos, but buses are beginning to make a comeback. Amid rising gas prices and increasing airfares, companies offering bus services for trips of 200 to 400…
A passenger bus is parked on display at the launch of the German bus company FlixBus on May 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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Car companies have started offering monthly subscriptions for drivers who don't want to own

May 9, 2018
What do BMW, Cadillac, Ford, Lincoln, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo have in common? They're all offering car subscriptions that let drivers rent vehicles by the month for a flat fee that includes maintenance and insurance.
Canvas is a subscription service that lets drivers rent Ford and Lincoln vehicles by the month. 
Photo courtesy of Ford