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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.


August 1, 2013

Report: Motorcoach travel more cost effective, efficient than Amtrak

Analysis compares consumer and societal costs associated with 20 trips between select U.S. city pairs on both Amtrak and scheduled intercity motorcoaches. Findings include motorcoaches average less than 25% of the cost to provide comparable Amtrak Service; and only two Amtrak lines generate enough revenue to cover operating and capital costs.


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 10, 2013

ABA names ‘Green Operators’

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.”


October 5, 2012

ABA taps Louisville, Ky. for 2016 Marketplace

Will be the organization’s 38th annual gathering, but it marks the first time the city has hosted this event.


September 25, 2012

ABA chief testifies before House on Amtrak subsidies

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.


September 13, 2012

NTSB to offer crisis training at ABA Marketplace

Will conduct a one-day crisis management training at the conclusion of the 2013 event in Charlotte, N.C. National Interstate Insurance is the exclusive sponsor.


August 29, 2012

Feds: CATS can supply DNC buses

FTA granted the transit system a waiver so it could provide “limited charter service” during the Democratic National Convention. Decision comes after the ABA asked regulators not to grant the waiver to CATS to use its buses to transport people with disabilities and other accessibility issues.


August 17, 2012

ABA disputes CATS' charter rule waiver

In its letter to the U.S. DOT, ABA argues that Charlotte officials have not exhausted all efforts to find privately operated motorcoaches to provide charter service to meet the demands of the upcoming Democratic National Convention.


July 26, 2012

ABA expands member discount program

Partnered with Fleet One, FirstLab, Sage Payment Solutions, and Digital Insurance for additional deals.


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