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July 10, 2014

Motorcoach groups support Minn. co. in 'unfair competition' suit

The UMA will file a brief about the "unfair government-subsidized competition" against RCL, according to the company's press release, while the ABA's brief will analyze alleged "conflict of interest, bias and contractor predetermination issues."


February 4, 2014

'Mass transportation Super Bowl' not without its glitches

While 30,000 reportedly used mass transportation to get to the game, several fans reportedly collapsed while waiting in long lines for trains. Charter buses were dispatched to help stem the flow.


January 14, 2014

City-to-City motorcoach travel continues growth, report says

City-to-city bus carries expanded their number of daily operations by 4%, exceeding growth rates of city-to-city rail and airline service.


December 23, 2013

ABA's Norm Littler dies

Worked in the transportation field for 41 years and was considered by his colleagues to be one of North America's leading motorcoach safety experts.


October 15, 2013

Hispanic Motorcoach Council holds first meeting

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

Sleep apnea bill passed by House committee

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

White House asks motorcoach industry to deliver healthcare message

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

ABA Report: Marketplace generated $108M in business for attendees

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

ABA raises $150K for Foundation

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

ABA, NTSB hold crisis management seminar

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.


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