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All Member BANY Zoom Meeting

BANY wants to connect with our members. We will be scheduling a Zoom Meeting soon to give you all an update on what BANY has been doing during this time and to help answer your questions.

Date, time and registration information will be sent out soon!
COVID-19 Financial Survival Toolkit for New Yorkers

Comptroller DiNapoli's Message
“The COVID-19 pandemic has created a serious public health crisis for New York and the economic impact to our State will likely be felt for a long time to come. My office is taking many proactive and positive steps to address the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis and we want to help New York’s residents, government entities, nonprofits and businesses alike as they navigate these uncharted waters. We created this page of helpful resources and links to give you easy access to vital assistance and information you need at this time. Since the situation is changing rapidly with each passing day, please check back regularly as we update this information.”

SBA Loans

If you have applied for a SBA Loan know that due to high demand it is taking longer than expected to receive payment.

Busworld Academy Webinar:
How can governments contribute to the survival of bus and coach operators during and after the COVID-19 crisis?

Thursday, April 9 at 9:00 a.m. ET

The intense advocacy efforts of all involved in collective passenger transport in this COVID-19 crisis, are focusing on three areas:

1. Economic and financial measures to keep bus & coach operators in business
2. Measures for keeping bus systems operational
3. Measures for keeping bus drivers and our staff safe

UMA Online Weekly Town Halls Thursdays at 2:00PM  

UMA's hosted online Town Hall meetings will be held weekly on Thursdays at 2:00PM. Join UMA to discuss the most current issues that matter to operators.

Navigating the CARES Act for Small- and Medium-Sized
Businesses with Fleets

Recorded on April 7, 2020

The webinar is presented by Bobit Business Media, which includes the mastheads of Automotive Fleet, Auto Rental News, Business Fleet, METRO, School Bus Fleet and Work Truck. The panel will provide guidance specific to those businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Guidance on Coronavirus Resources and
Warnings about Consumer Scams

As New York continues to experience an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), it is imperative that individuals are prepared and informed during this time. In addition to health information, New Yorkers must know about their rights, the resources available to them, and be mindful about potential consumer scams related to COVID-19.

Have you written to your state and federal legislators yet on the effect that COVID-19 has had on your business? You need to do this today!

American Bus Association - COVID-19: Federal Repsonse

Every member of Congress, House of Representatives and Senate, needs to hear your voice and how you and your company have been impacted. 

ABA developed a template letter that you can use to email your Representatives:
  • Click here for a Motorcoach Operator template letter. (UPDATED 3/20)
  • Click here for Motorcoach Drivers template letter. (3/23)
  • You can find your Representatives contact details here.
  • You can find your Senator’s contact details here.

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