Motorcoach Travel News

Motorcoach Travel News, MTN, is a web-based production of the American Bus Association and Beckstein Productions, hosted by ABA's Dan Ronan, an Emmy-Award-winning network television news correspondent with CNN.

A new episode will appear each month. If you have story ideas or suggestions, you can send them to or (202) 218-7220.

Ep. 29 - 3/27/2014

New 'Motorcoach Census' shows bus boom

Enjoy the full episode of Motorcoach Travel News above, or watch by chapter below.

  • Chapter 1: New figures out by ABA Foundation show year-to-year increase in passenger trips and other important information about the industry.
  • Chapter 2: Senior Vice President for Government Affairs and Policy Clyde Hart joins us to talk about the census and making sure Congress knows what the motorcoach industry is doing and why it's critical to the U.S. economy.
  • Chapter 3: The ABA's Marketplace in Nashville was a huge success. We look back.
  • Chapter 4: Registration is now open for the Bus Industry Safety Council summer meeting near BWI Airport.
  • Chapter 5: Nominations are still being accepted for the ABA's Top 100 Events in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Chapter 6: ASCAP/BMI License Renewals are now underway. Don't forget to renew.
  • Chapter 7: MCI says its Setra coaches are first class.
  • Chapter 8: Happy birthday Bert Askwith! The legendary motorcoach company president/CEO turns 103 years old.