WaPo: U.S. Economy Faces Severe Strains after Election with Washington Potentially Paralyzed
U.S. Economy Faces Severe Strains after Election with Washington Potentially Paralyzed
November 2, 2020
Of the 100,000 workers in the private bus industry, as many as 80,000 have already been furloughed, and as many as 30,000 of them could lose their jobs permanently in coming months without federal support, according to Peter Pantuso, president and CEO of the American Bus Association, an industry group. As many as 30 percent of bus operators face bankruptcy by Jan. 1, Pantuso said.
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
Office: (202) 218-7220