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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.


October 17, 2011

LaHood to step down after Obama’s term

While he did not give a reason for leaving the Administration, he did say that he is looking into opportunities in the private sector. LaHood served as an Illinois Republican congressman for 14 years.


July 19, 2011

U.S. DOT: Obama Administration stepped up unsafe coach crackdown

Between 2000 and 2009, FMCSA issued a total of 14 imminent hazard orders placing unsafe carriers out of service. In just the last two years, FMCSA has already issued another 14 imminent hazard orders to take carriers that pose an immediate risk to passengers off the road.


February 8, 2011

U.S. DOT kicks off ‘Build Week’ with bus facility tour

Raleigh, N.C. is one of the first stops on the Obama Administration’s “Build Week,” a week-long tour by the Administration officials to showcase projects that are already making a big difference in the economy by spurring private sector investment and creating jobs in the communities where they are being built.


October 1, 2009

U.S. DOT unveils actions to combat ‘distracted driving’

Immediate actions the U.S. DOT is taking to combat distracted driving include making permanent restrictions on the use of cell phones and other electronic devices in rail operations.


September 29, 2009

ARRA to fund Alabama transit

The city of Gadsden will use the funds for the purchase of four 30-foot passenger vehicles, acquisition of equipment and services and the construction of two covered transfer facilities.


June 4, 2009

Biden, LaHood meet with governors on HSR

Session was an opportunity for state leaders to share their ideas with the Obama administration about the future of high-speed trains in America.


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