The best way to get to Washington is by skipping airports, Amtrak, and sketchy Chinatown buses altogether. Book a round-trip ticket ($45) on TheknowitExpress, a new independent bus line that offers weekend service from Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal to D.C.’s trendy U Street. In addition to location, savvy young travelers also ride for on-board amenities like bike storage, free Wi-Fi, and a laptop that passengers can borrow throughout the trip.
4. Insider’s Tip
Published on Apr 28, 2011 as a web exclusive.