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There's still time to register for the 2021-2022 Membership year. Effective January 1, 2022, membership rates are pro-rated to half-year fees. Don't miss the member programming planned for the remainder of the member year, including in-person member meetings, virtual educational sessions, and communications and notifications of news and information important to California operators. Registration is available by downloadable, fillable PDF form. Please fill in the form fields and send your registration to the contact information provided on the form. We look forward to receiving your application.

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About the CBA

Promoting Professionalism, Safety & Integrity in the Motorcoach Industry. CBA monitors all legislative issues that could impact the industry and works closely with the government entities to achieve realistic results on behalf of its members.

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RSS Upcoming Events

8 Mar 2022 2022 Annual Maintenance Meeting 3/8/2022 8:00 AM - 3/9/2022 2:30 PM

Please SAVE THE DATE for CBA's 2022 Annual Maintenance Meeting in Mira Loma, CA, Tuesday, March 8-Wednesday, March 9. Please be patient while we work on providing you with a fabulous final agenda.

Please email us at information@cbabus.com to express your interest or with any questions you may have.

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15 Mar 2022 March Board of Directors Meeting 3/15/2022 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is the first Board of Directors meeting of 2022, scheduled in advance of the 2022 Legislative Days Event in Sacramento, CA. All Board Members are invited. Please email us at information@cbabus.com to confirm your attendance.

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16 Mar 2022 2022 Legislative Education Event 3/16/2022 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

CBA is proud to bring you the 2022 Legislative Education Event on Tuesday, March 16 in Sacramento, CA. Josh Pane will be on hand to answer your legislative questions and to offer his expert guidance.


Registration and agenda is coming soon for this March 16 event. Please email us at information@cbabus.com to express your interest or with any questions you may have.

Many thanks to Pane and Pane for their endless work in supporting the CBA and for the support of this annual program.

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23 Oct 2022 48th Annual California Bus Association Convention & Trade Show 10/23/2022 12:00 AM - 10/25/2022 12:00 AM

Mark your calendars for 2022's 48th Annual California Bus Association Convention and Tradeshow, October 23-25, 2022 at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.

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Welcome to the California Bus Association

Since, 1969, the California Bus Association has given Motorcoach companies a venue to pursue excellence in the industry. Our dedicated members work together to provide information that assists all operators, large and small, in their daily business success. The association is a resource and offers members information on compliance with regulatory agencies - the U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, California Highway Patrol, Department of Motor Vehicles, Air Resources Board and others.


Press Release

Please read the CBA press release found in the November 13, 2021 issue of Bus & Motorcoach News

West Coast operators ‘thrilled’ to gather for first CBA show in 2 years


Continuing Education Opportunities

The association has an annual spring maintenance seminar where technicians from across California come to learn the latest technology and best practices to keep the coaches operating safely. Each year in Sacramento we hold a Charter Party Carrier Round-table discussion with the various agencies that regulate our industry. This results in better understanding between the operators and regulators. The annual convention which is held in October each year, is another excellent opportunity for our members to learn about regulatory issues, safe operations and connect with industry vendors.


Other CBA Activities and Accomplishments

CBA has established relationships with the CHP (Motor Carriers), PUC, DMV and other agencies to keep ahead of issues and help resolve immediate situations that are affecting your Company.

CBA monitors the board of Equalization meeting agendas to make sure an inadvertent change is not made to taxes or fees that pertain to the bus industry.

The CBA board is a committed group of bus owners or managers who are available via conference calls to discuss legislation or issues affecting the motor coach Industry. The board gives direction to the CBA Lobbyist who arranges meetings with legislator's staff to discuss the facts of the issue(s) and to educate the author as to how our industry operates.

CBA has reciprocal relationships with the Northwest Motor Coach Association, American Bus Association, United Motorcoach Association, and School Bus Contractors Association to keep abreast of the issues affecting Motor Coach and School Transportation.

CBA Board members attend other State Association meetings to be informed of issues other states are dealing with.

CBA has been an association for the past 48 years with both long-term and newer members. This allows for mentoring of the new members and a good history of what our industry has endured through the many years.


Professional Advocacy

CBA monitors all legislative issues that could impact the industry and works closely with the government entities to achieve realistic results on behalf of its members.


Trending News

Here's the latest news from Metro Magazine and the United Motorcoach Association

Prevost will sponsor 2022 UMA Motorcoach Driver Competition

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 15:00:00 GMT

Prevost will sponsor UMA's 2022 International Motorcoach Driver Competition that will be held in Long Beach, CA at the UMA Motorcoach EXPO event, Feb. 23-26.

New infrastructure law 'a sweeping victory' for private bus and motorcoach companies

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 15:00:00 GMT

UMA lauds passage of Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act as a win for the private bus and motorcoach industry.

UMA Announces Slate of Candidates for Board of Directors

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 08:54:00 GMT

The United Motorcoach Association announced its slate of candidates for open seats on the Board of Directors during a Town Hall meeting.

UMA Names Scott Michael President and CEO

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 09:06:00 GMT

The United Motorcoach Association announces Scott Michael has been named President and CEO, following a nationwide recruitment process that began in June. He begins on Monday, October 4, 2021.

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CBA Member Spotlight

Attention CBA Members - Do you want your beautiful coach highlighted in this section? If you do, please email us your best coach photo to information@cbabus.com. We will add (or update) your company's coach to this beautiful parade of coaches.

Antelope Express

Palmdale, CA

West Valley Trailways

Campbell, CA

Pure Luxury Transportation

Petaluma, CA

American Stage Tours

Concord, CA

Pacific Coachways

Garden Grove, CA

H & L Charter

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Certified Transportation Services, Inc.

Santa Ana, CA

Santa Barbara Airbus

Santa Barbara, CA