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ABA Marketplace kicks off this weekend

Philadelphia will be awash this weekend with more than 3,000 group travel industry members for the American Bus Association’s Marketplace gathering.

Prevost to unveil 15,000th vehicle

Prevost will showcase the 15,000th vehicle the company has produced.

Report: Intercity bus usage on the rise

A recently release report by DePaul University shows intercity bus use increasing.

ABA, Terrapin Blue form security alliance

The American Bus Association has partnered with the Terrapin Blue Holdings to offer ABA members access to new tools to help with security and emergency preparedness and transportation contracts.

ABA reminding Congress on importance of buses

The American Bus Association has a message for the U.S. government: buses are here and ready to go, while high-speed rail is years away.

S. 554: A bad bill for the motorcoach industry and the public

S. 554 will likely come before the Senate in the “lame duck” session which begins November 15. While the bill claims to enhance motorcoach safety, in reality it is a bad bill that can’t be made right. The industry was not asked to provide any input to the bill. It must not be passed by the Senate during the lame duck session.

ABA teams with SSS for members-only program

The American Bus Association is partnering with Strategic Safety Solutions (SSS) to offer membership-only discounts to its members.

ABA encouraging operators to comment on seat belt proposal

Weeks after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration called for 3-point seat belts on all new motorcoaches, officials at the American Bus Association have reviewed the proposal and are encouraging operators to let their voices be heard.

Paying Attention To Driver Retention

Retaining capable bus and coach drivers has always been a major challenge for motorcoach operators. In today’s travel market, however, retaining safe and qualified drivers is no longer enough. The most competent drivers also serve efficiently and effectively as safety experts, schedulers, technicians, ticket-takers, baggage handlers and customer service representatives.

ABA Top 100 Events list released

The American Bus Association has named the Sesquicentennial of the First Battle of Manassas as one of the Top 100 events in North America for 2011.