October 15, 2013
The newly created group offers support through networking, knowledge and information related to security issues, safety compliance, legislative/regulatory oversight and operational best practices.
September 19, 2013
Requires the FMCSA to use the formal rulemaking process if it decides to move forward with any new regulations regarding sleep apnea.
July 30, 2013
Representatives from the ABA; NAMO; the UMA; and major motorcoach operations reviewed provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The White House said it wants to use the motorcoach industry to convey information about the Act to customers who ride buses and may not have health insurance, including students and the elderly.
March 28, 2013
The report, conducted by the New York economic consulting firm John Dunham and Associates, duplicates a study following Marketplace 2012 in Grapevine, Texas, with the $108.3 million figure representing a $30 million increase from 2012 to 2013
February 8, 2013
Funds will help power the ABA Foundation for 2013 and enables the organization to focus on its core mission of providing critical research and scholarships to the motorcoach, tour and travel industry.
January 15, 2013
This was the first time the NTSB’s training has ever been offered to the motorcoach industry. The seven-hour session was sponsored by National Interstate Insurance Co.
January 10, 2013
Anderson Coach and Travel of Greenville, Pa., and Northeast Charter and Tour Co. of Lewiston, Maine, were honored at the American Bus Association’s annual Marketplace, which took place from Jan. 5 to 9 in Charlotte, N.C., as the recipients of ABA’s “Green Operator Award.”
January 7, 2013
In 2012, the government cracked down on a number of low-fare bus companies that were shoddily run and did not follow safety regulations.
September 27, 2012
More than 3,000 attendees are estimated to attend Marketplace 2015. Marketplace is the show where business gets done, generating nearly $80 million dollars for the delegates, suppliers and host city in 2012.
September 25, 2012
Peter Pantuso told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that motorcoach transportation in the U.S. continues strong growth and remains exceptionally competitive against other modes of transportation, especially considering that Amtrak remains heavily subsidized by the federal government.
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