News Tagged With: motorcoach-travel
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April 24, 2014

Study: Motorcoaches cleanest form of travel

Motorcoaches average nearly 240 passenger miles per gallon, while intercity rail averages 85, commuter rail 90, transit buses 70, domestic air travel 55 and single-occupant cars 28, according to the study.


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.


May 11, 2012

ABA attends D.C. event to help shape national tourism strategy

President and CEO Peter Pantuso and Senior Vice President Clyde Hart attended the event as the new National Travel and Tourism Strategy was released by Secretary of Commerce John Bryson and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.


March 26, 2012

Zimride expands its university offering with motorcoach

The idea to begin providing motorcoach ticketing on its website came to Zimride after creating a ticketing system for one of its partners, the University of Colorado - Boulder, who operated a ski shuttle and wanted to find a way to sell tickets to its students.


November 12, 2010

ABA to Congress: Boost intercity bus’ role in transportation policies

The Association is conveying the message that intercity buses can be routed to meet unexpected or emergency traveler demand at a moment’s notice, and are tailored for the role of connecting to planes, trains and intra-city transit buses or light commuter rail.


September 7, 2010

ABA unveils 2011 ‘Top 100 Events’

List highlights the top fairs, festivals, parades, exhibits, theater and shows across North America. While the Top 100 Events are not ranked, ABA does highlight both the Top U.S. and Top Canadian Events for each year.


July 6, 2010

ABA partners with online tour site to promote members

ABA is the featured provider of content on a dedicated Web page that helps consumers find reliable motorcoach operators in the U.S. and Canada.


March 31, 2010

Premier Alaska Tours taps new president

Josh Howes has been with Premier Alaska Tours Inc. since 2000 leading the motorcoach division, implementing and overseeing safety operations, and has been instrumental in providing ADA accessible motorcoaches to the Premier fleet.


February 2, 2010

Trailways acquires Southern Trailways of Alabama

Based near the Alabama/Georgia border in Jackson’s Gap, Ala., Southern Trailways of Alabama brings a quarter-century of experience and service expansion to both Team Trailways and its parent company, Capital Trailways of Alabama in Montgomery.


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