The American Bus Association – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – released the following statement after the House passed the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act".
"We applaud the House of Representatives for finally coming together to pass the largest infrastructure investment in generations, for the betterment of the U.S. transportation system and the U.S. economy," said Peter Pantuso, ABA president & CEO. "Special thanks to those representatives who put politics aside to ensure our country’s infrastructure can meet the future needs of our country’s transportation system to keep moving our economy forward.”
As part of the group travel industry, motorcoach travel supports a $15 billion industry that generates a more than $100 billion economic impact for the nation’s economy, including over 2 million direct and indirect jobs. The motorcoach industry is key to the nation’s greener and more efficient transportation future by reducing congestion while continuing to serve the traveling public safely, economically and reliably.