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INSIDE:

FALL 2016

8 How Cyber-Secure
Is Your Company?

10 When Disaster
Strikes

Learn easy ways to
keep your company's
credit cards and
networked computers
safe from hackers.

MAGAZINE

THE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
ABA MEMBERS NEED TO SUCCEED

3

True Tales of ABA:
DATTCO hits the road
for charity; Citizen Auto
celebrates a centennial;
Windstar Lines grows
through family strength

A case study in how
ABA's rapid-response
crisis management
helped a Manhattan bus
company.

15

Short Takes:
"Join something great"
with Women in Buses;
sneak peeks at the
BISC and BusMARC's
Marketplace agendas

12 Speed Limiter
Rule

ABA needs your
comments on
this proposed major
rulemaking by
Nov. 7.

16

The Roundup:
State, provincial,
and regional
groups share
updates.

AN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATION

REGULATIONS

The ADA Dilemma
Compliance isn't just the law. It's the right thing to do.
By Maryellen Kennedy Duckett

A

fter nearly two decades as law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) remains a mystery to some motorcoach operators. The law means accommodating all travelers
with any help they need in safely traveling, touring, and disembarking, as well as accommodating service animals. Operators
often say the equipment and record-keeping requirements can
be confusing and costly, creating a dilemma-wanting to do the
right thing, but not being sure if they're in compliance.
"The ADA is complex and challenging to understand. It's
difficult to train all employees on its complexities," says Steve
Woelfel, CEO of Minneapolis-based Jefferson Lines. "Doing
so needs to be incorporated into nearly all aspects of your daily
operations. It's not just a one-and-done occurrence." 
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