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Wheel Dolly Minimizes Back Injuries in Maintenance Facilities

While statistics show that 80% of adults will experience a back injury in their lifetime, and that more than one million back injuries are sustained in the workplace each year, one progressively designed apparatus in the arsenal of shop equipment is emerging as a key player to help reverse the tide. This is especially true […]

MCI matching dollar-for-dollar donations up to $10,000 in Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness fund

On Wednesday afternoon hundreds of motorcoaches circled the U.S. Capitol to raise awareness for the industry’s need of support. Now those who weren’t able to attend the rolling rally can do their part to help! A fundraising campaign is underway to help off-set logistics and support costs for Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness. Motor Coach Industries […]

Motorcoach OEMS Reach Out to Industry Suppliers and Stakeholders with GoFundMe Campaign

On behalf of the OEMs and operators who volunteered their staff, resources and funds to make the Motorcoaches Rolling for Awareness (MR4A) in Washington, D.C. on May 13th a reality, the event committee has agreed to launch a “GoFundMe” campaign. The campaign is designed to receive support that has been offered by numerous suppliers and industry […]

FMCSA extends national emergency declaration until June 14, 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hereby declares that a national emergency continues to exist that warrants extension of Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 issued on March 13, 2020, expanded on March 18, 2020, and extended and further expanded on April 8, 2020. This extension continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of […]

ABA Thanks House for Helping the Industry, But More Needs to be Done

Here is a statement from ABA President Peter Pantuso on the recent legislation from the House regarding support for intercity bus service providers: The American Bus Association (ABA) — a leading organization representing the motorcoach industry in North America, as well as the group travel industry — thanks Rep. Peter DeFazio, chairman of the Transportation […]

MTS CEO Paul Jablonski Passes Away

We are surprised and saddened to hear about the loss of a respected leader in the industry. Our condolences go out to Mr. Jablonski’s loved ones. Here is the official press release announcing his passing: Today, The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) announced that MTS Chief Executive Officer Paul Jablonski passed away suddenly on […]

New FTA Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19 Now Available

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to provide guidance to the public transportation industry in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Today, FTA posted 13 new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding COVID-19 on its website that cover Administrative Relief, Civil Rights, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic […]

New ABA report details impact of COVID-19 on the motorcoach industry

The American Bus Association (ABA) Foundation released a report today that showcases the effect COVID-19 is having on the U.S. motorcoach industry – an essential sector in the transportation industry. Nearly the entire industry is currently shut down in every corner of the country.  Most charter and tour companies have closed their doors, commuter operations have mostly […]

Mountain Line learns of onboard COVID-19 exposure

Mountain Line Transit Authority has learned of COVID-19 contact on a bus. Employees and passengers who may have come into contact and have potential exposure have been identified and are working with the Monongalia County Health Department to take the necessary steps to test, isolate and trace potential additional contacts. One Mountain Line employee has […]

ABC Companies Focuses on Preparing Operators for Post-COVID 19 Operations

Introducing CLEANS Sanitization, Disinfection and Contact Limitation Products — Now Available. As thousands of operators were forced off the roads in mid-March, ABC Companies turned its focus to shaping solutions that navigate the “how” of operating in this new reality. Putting effective safeguards and protocols in place designed to ensure the comfort and security of […]