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ABA, OMCA join for 2011 tour operator summit

The American Bus Association (ABA) and the Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA) have joined forces to sponsor a tour operator summit.

LaHood proposes seatbelt regulations for motorcoaches

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has proposed that all motorcoaches be fitted with lap shoulder seatbelts to better prevent driver and passenger ejections during crashes.

Commercial carriers get early peek at FMCSA safety rankings

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is offering a preview of its safety rankings to commercial motor carrier companies.

Report: Public transit saves thousands of dollars annually

According to the American Public Transportation Association (ATPA), its latest “Transit Savings Report” shows individuals save on average $9,381 annually by taking public transit.

MCC responds to Trailways complaint

I am a little disappointed in Trailways’ “slam” of VANOC as it pertains to payments. I am not writing to defend VANOC but I would like to provide some clarification.

Changing trends detected in inbound travel to U.S.

The availability of cut rate international flights to the U.S. signals a new trend in tourism.

Inspectors win honors at CVSA awards presentation

Some 53 roadside inspectors from North America competed for top honors for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) North American Inspectors Championship, held August 2-8 in Columbus, OH.

Study: Living near public transit lengthens life

A just released study sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association finds people who live near public transportation are more apt to be healthier and live longer.

Transportation Secretary LaHood ‘optimistic’ about Transportation Bill

Speaking today at a national forum called “America’s Infrastructure at a Crossroads” in Washington, DC, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood addressed the urgent need the country faces with its crumbling infrastructure.

Trailways’ Elsworth slams VANOC for late payments, inequities

Trailways President and CEO Gale Elsworth says serious inequities existed in overall service, treatment and conduct toward U.S. bus and coach operators and drivers during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.