Transport Topics; House Leaders Call for Commerce Grants Amid Crisis

House Leaders Call for Commerce Grants Amid Crisis
Transport Topics
March 23, 2020

Outside of Capitol Hill, stakeholders also are calling on federal leaders for financial assistance. Airline executives indicated the need for about $50 billion to help stabilize their industry amid an economic turmoil triggered by the pandemic. The Transportation Alliance, the American Bus Association, the National Limousine Association, the Global Business Travel Association, the United Motorcoach Association, the Airport Ground Transportation Association and the Near Airport Parking Industry Trade Association collectively asked the White House for $12 billion for infrastructure priorities.

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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