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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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47th Annual California Bus Association Convention & Trade Show

October 24 - 26, 2021

Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort
101 MONTELAGO BOULEVARD
HENDERSON, NV 89011

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24 Oct 2021 2021 CBA Convention and Trade Show 10/24/2021 - 10/26/2021

Mark your calendar for October 24-26, 2021 for the annual CBA Convention and Trade Show at The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa in Henderson, Nevada.

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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.

 

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

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MTI explored the climate action potentials of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act compared to President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan.

IndyGo Board of Directors Approves Beyond ADA Policy

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:06:15 PST

This service will be effective January 2023 and will provide more mobility options for IndyGo’s Open Door riders.

Pittsburgh's Port Authority Approves New U-Pass Agreement

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:59:42 PST

The University of Pittsburgh and Chatham University will pay 60% of the $2.75 base fare for each trip taken in 2021, or $1.65, increasing 3% in each of the next five years, to 72% by 2026. The authority is in talks with Carnegie Mellon University to reach a similar agreement.

Sound Transit's Rogoff to Depart in 2022

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:51:29 PST

Upon his arrival in early 2016, Rogoff worked with the board and communities across the region to help shape and earn voter approval for the Sound Transit 3 Plan while simultaneously leading efforts to advance major light rail expansions to the east, north, and south.


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CBA Member Spotlight

Each month we will feature eight of our Operator members. If you would like to be included in this section of our site, please contact the CBA office at 800-664-2877.



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