Destinations Magazine - July/August 2014 - 15

GREEN
OPERATOR
AWARD
How to Enter

peter_owens@emerson.edu

To learn more about ABA's Green
Operator Award and to apply, visit
www.buses.org or email Daniel Hoff
at dhoff@buses.org. Entrants are
judged based on their commitment
to "green stewardship" based on
their overall commitment to reducing carbon emissions. Nominations
must be submitted by Nov. 3, 2014.

promote environmental messages and
improve the environmental efficiency of
its programs," says David Kestenbaum,
director of the Certification for Sustainable Transportation Program at UVM.
(To learn more, visit www.erating.org.)
The ABA Environmental Committee
consulted with Kestenbaum to develop
the Green Operator Award. They
reviewed submissions from entrants
(approximately 35 companies) and
narrowed the list to six finalists. Ultimately, the ABA Committee selected
winners for Large and Small Operators
Awards. Each of the six finalists had
been given a coded name to make the
final judging anonymous.
Why did Megabus.com and H & L
Charter win? "Megabus.com runs highvolume loads, and its business practices
make it one of the nation's most efficient operators," says Kestenbaum.
As for H & L, Kestenbaum says, "It has
updated emissions technology on all of its
vehicles and employee training."
Both companies agree that greening
a motorcoach company begins with
education. How can other operators
follow in their footsteps? "Take a look
at what's being done in the industry.
Look at websites and talk to suppliers
about what's being developed in fuel
and engines," says Alvich. Signing up
for the UVM Certification Program
makes sense, too.
For more information on motorcoach
travel and the environment, check out
www.buses.org/files/green.pdf.
- Dorothy Foltz-Gray

newseum.org ∙ Washington, D.C. ∙ 202/292-6690
Smithsonian Institution

JULY-AUGUST 2014

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