Tuesday, March 02, 2021

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NLA Holds Valuable Livestreams, Board Meeting

Are you up to date on your National Limousine Association (NLA) livestreams? The NLA hosted two Facebook Live sessions last week that ... READ MORE

In Memoriam: David Wilner of A. Harrington Limousine

A. Harrington Limousine Service (HLS) second-generation owner David Jay Wilner died February 18, 2021. He was 84 ... READ MORE

Peak Limousine Steps Up to Help Charlotte Area Homeless

Transportation operators have long been enmeshed in fabric of their communities, and are often silent heroes that help shuttle residents away from dangerous ... READ MORE

Suzanne Neufang Named Executive Director of GBTA

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) announced that Suzanne Neufang has been named its next executive director, leading the combined ... READ MORE

Coffee With ILLBA Gets In Depth With Daus

Amid freezing temperatures and rolling blackouts in the Midwest, the Illinois Limousine & Bus Association (ILLBA) held its monthly Coffee With ILLBA ... READ MORE

Prevost Introduces New Block of Hours Program

Prevost recently introduced Block of Hours, a brand-new program allowing operators with any size fleet to reserve a regularly scheduled time slot ... READ MORE

SafeCleanRide Enters Strategic Alliance With Certified Safe Driver

SafeCleanRide (SCR), a third-party certifier of sanitization standards for ground transportation, and Certified Safe Driver (CSD), a driver safety training provider ... READ MORE

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OPERATORS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Winter Storms Another Blow to Motorcoach Industry

If it isn’t one thing it’s another for Cary Martin and those like him in the motorcoach industry. Martin is the president of Little Rock Coaches ... READ MORE

4-Year-Old Battling Leukemia Treated to Limo Ride

A 4-year-old girl who went through a bone-marrow transplant last year received a ride of a lifetime thanks to a complete stranger. Sloane Stadt was diagnosed ... READ MORE

ON THE WIRE

Biden Administration Announces Reforms to PPP to Assist Small Businesses

The Biden administration announced Monday plans to deliver “equitable relief” to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, with a focus on ... READ MORE

Loans Available for Texas Businesses Impacted by Cold Weather Crisis

U.S. Small Business Administration’s acting Administrator Tami L. Perriello has announced that low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents ... READ MORE

Gig Workers Say Pay Has Fallen After California’s Prop 22

Weeks after Proposition 22 went into effect in California and exempted some major tech firms from fully complying with labor laws, workers for rideshare ... READ MORE

TNCs Totally Conned You Into Paying for Prop 22

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Postmates spent over $200 million campaigning for Proposition 22, the most expensive ballot measure in California ... READ MORE

Congress Makes Renewed Push on Self-Driving Cars Bill

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are making a renewed effort this year to pass legislation that would create federal safety and security standards for autonomous ... READ MORE

Hilton CEO Sees Corporate Travel Rebound Later in 2021

Discussions with Hilton’s corporate travel accounts shows a pent-up demand for business travel that is likely to drive a recovery as the year progresses ... READ MORE

Complex New Potential Risks for 2021 Business Travel

“In the past, we had weather delays, natural disasters and terrorism," said Cardinal Health global security travel manager Jill Huffman ... READ MORE

NY’s Largest Vaccination Sites Open Wednesday

Two of the state's largest COVID-19 vaccination centers in Brooklyn and Queens will open Wednesday. The new sites are located at Brooklyn's ... READ MORE

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