Monday, July 13, 2020

E-News On The Go | 07.07.20


Big Win for Florida Operators Regarding Permits

It’s law! With the passage of House Bill 1039 and Senate Bill 1352—which was signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in late June ... READ MORE

Senators Introduce the CERTS Act for the Bus Industry

Making progress! After months of letter writing, phone calls, and in-person meetings urging members of Congress to assist the COVID-shuttered ... READ MORE

MCTA Launches Membership Drive

In an effort to court new and existing members, the Minnesota Chauffeured Transportation Association (MCTA) has announced ... READ MORE

UMA Focuses on Economic Recovery and CERTS Act

There was reason to celebrate during the most recent United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Town Hall, held on July 2 and hosted by President ... READ MORE

Jim Luff Joins Ecko Transportation

Industry veteran Jim Luff has recently been appointed to the position of director of marketing for Ecko Worldwide Transportation. Luff is well known ... READ MORE

MCI J4500 Coaches Transport Mine Workers in Quebec

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) has completed a delivery of nine new 2020 MCI J4500 coaches to Transport Clément Bégin. Quebec-based ... READ MORE


On The Wire

Trump Signs Extension of PPP Aid

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus ... READ MORE

PPP Loans: What You Need to Know About the Latest Changes

Small-business owners who haven’t yet applied for forgivable loans designed to ease the economic pain of the Covid-19 pandemic now ... READ MORE

Motorcoach Industry on Track to Receive Major Relief

The United Motorcoach Association has announced that the motorcoach industry is on track to receive major economic relief ... READ MORE

Limo Safety Included in New Transportation Funding Bill

Backers of congressional action to close the limousine seat belt "loophole" reported progress on Wednesday, with language ... READ MORE

Uber Bus Just Around the Corner

Urban transportation's transformation has shifted up a gear as the coronavirus crisis turns travel habits on their head, with Uber making ... READ MORE

Who’s That Riding in the Back of That Limo?

Aaron Dirks drives for a living. It’s his job. Rolling around New Orleans in a limousine for Limousine Livery. The business has been around ... READ MORE

Airports Hope Disney Reopening Will Boost Travel

Many travelers at Orlando International Airport have been waiting for Disney’s parks to reopen this Saturday. This is happening as the airport has seen ... READ MORE

Uber, Postmates Agree on $2.65 Billion Deal

Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to acquire Postmates Inc. in a $2.65 billion all-stock takeover expected to be announced as soon as Monday ... READ MORE

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