ABA Foundation – Facts – Connectivity | American Bus Association

ABA Foundation – Facts – Connectivity

The motorcoach industry is a vital part of America’s transportation network. It provides reliable, affordable access to residents in rural and urban communities. Research from The American Bus Association Foundation illustrates just how much the industry contributes to the nation’s connectivity.

Recent Studies

Motorcoach and Passenger Rail Comparison

This analysis compares customer costs (fare, travel time) and societal costs (government subsidies, air emissions) associated with twenty specific trips that can currently be taken between select U.S. city pairs on both an Amtrak train and on a scheduled intercity motorcoach bus.  Read Report

Keeping Rural Communities Connected: Comparison of Essential Air Service Program To Coach Bus Service

This study compares the costs and environmental effects of supporting rural mobility using scheduled intercity motorcoach service to current air links funded under the Essential Air Service (EAS) program.  Read Report

The American Bus Association serves a thriving industry that provides nearly 600 million passenger trips annually on charters, tours, scheduled service, and shuttles. Membership in ABA includes motorcoach operators, tour operators, tourism-related organizations, and products and service suppliers.

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