Seventh, the financial performance of railroads has improved under deregulation, that of union for-hire truck carriers has declined, and that of union motor bus carriers was poor prior to deregulation and has remained so.
The widening in industry union wage gaps following d eregulation reflects the sustained bargaining power of railroad unions until the mid-1980s but a loss in bargaining power much earlier for truck and motor bus unions; decline in truck carrier participation in industrywide labor contracts; increase in adverse working conditions; poor financial performance of union truck carriers, the continuing poor financial performance of union motor bus carriers, and the improved financial performance of railroads; substantial loss in labor bargaining power of truck and motor bus drivers relative to that of rail train-operating occupations; and changes in pay structures.
Except for metal forming machine tools and bus carriers
, all the industries measured have recorded average annual gains in productivity over the long term (1947-83 for many of the industries).
Other significant capital projects under way to improve on-time performance include the implementation of a bus tracking system in cooperation with bus carriers
, which will provide the Port Authority with detailed data about bus operations within the terminal; the addition of bus staging areas; and the advancement of design for a bus staging and storage facility at Galvin Plaza.
An expanded partnership between Amtrak and two bus carriers
can take passengers to and from the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama and Amtrak trains in Jackson, Miss.
Academy Bus is one of the largest private bus carriers
in the country, and is also the largest such carrier operating with New Jersey Transit (NJT).
The report, entitled Motoring into the Mainstream, found that inter-city bus carriers
expanded their number of daily operations by 4%, exceeding growth rates in city-to-city rail and airline services.
Amex: BUS), has formed a joint venture with several Mexican bus carriers
to provide through-bus service between five Southwestern states and several cities in Mexico.
Rear vision camera systems, analog observation systems, infrared surveillance and digital video recording are a few of the products Safety Vision distributes to a variety of industries including public transportation, intercity bus carriers
, emergency, and refuse vehicles.
WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) today asked Congress to insure "deficit-reduction fuel-tax equity among airlines, Amtrak and intercity bus carriers
Department of Transportation, showed annual trucking productivity growth rates of 4 percent or higher for the 1985-89 period and bus carriers