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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.


April 17, 2014

ABA Marketplace sees 19% increase in booked business

Held in Nashville, Tenn. in January, the event generated $129.8 million dollars’ worth of booked and future business for the show’s more than 3,500 participants, says a report by New York-based consulting firm John Dunham and Associates.


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.


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.


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.


August 13, 2013

ABA Foundation awards $58K in scholarships

This is the 16th year of the program, which has awarded over $600,000 in assistance to industry families.


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.


May 21, 2012

ABA, N.Y. Group Sales extend agreement

Two groups have long had a very successful relationship. The agreement insures that ABA delegates at future Marketplace events will have more opportunities to network and be entertained at the same time.


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.


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