ABA Statement on the Passage of the House Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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.

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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