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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."


July 10, 2014

UMA members have winning day on Capitol Hill

Message points included federal minimum financial responsibility limits, preservation of charter bus protections, return to zero federal fuel tax for over-the-road buses, increased opportunities for contracting with local transit agencies and a host of regulatory reforms.


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.


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