Nominations are currently being accepted for the CBA'S annual Awards Program. Don't miss this opportunity to recognize a strong employee for Driver of the Year, Maintenance Technician of the year, or a strong Operator Peer for the 2023 OPERATOR OF THE YEAR award. Please review our Awards Program  page for more information. Nomination Deadline is October 15, 2023

Nominations are currently being accepted for seats to the CBA Board of Directors and to the Associate / Allied Steering Committee. Please review our Board of Directors page for more information. Nomination Deadline is September 15, 2023

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CAlifornia Bus Association

Representing California's Bus Industry Since 1969

(1) Nominations are now being accepted for the CBA's annual Awards program. Recognize a Driver, Technician, or a fellow Motorcoach Operator for one of these prestigious awards.
(2) Nominations are now being accepted for seats on the CBA Board of Directors and on the Associate / Allied Steering Council.
(3) REGISTER NOW for the 49th Annual Convention & Tradeshow.
(4) Now you can refer a colleague for CBA membership.
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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.

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Join the California Bus Association

The California Bus Association is a professional association for the bus industry in the State of California. It represents bus operators at the state level of government and retains a registered, professional legislative advocate in Sacramento to represent CBA in the Capitol and to keep the association informed of pending legislation affecting the bus industry. CBA provides for professional development and the sharing of information through membership meetings, seminars, and its annual convention/trade show. Close communication is maintained with our members throughout the year, particularly through email notices and social media.

What does the California Bus Association do?


The California Bus Association (CBA) holds numerous membership meetings, seminars, and has a yearly convention/trade show, all of which provide excellent networking opportunities with other operators and associates who support the bus industry in California.

  Legislation

CBA retains a legislative advocate in Sacramento to represent CBA in the Capitol and keep the association informed of pending legislation. Through this advocate we work with elected officials to help legislation be created that will benefit the bus industry in a positive way.

  Regulation

Being an Operator can be difficult thanks to all of the State and Federal regulations. In fact, California has some of the most stringent regulations in the United States! Being a member opens up a wealth of knowledge to help you be in compliance with all of the regulations that govern the industry.

  Education

The California Bus Association offers multiple education opportunities throughout the year, including a monthly virtual meeting, annual maintenance seminar, and of course many educational topics at our annual convention that is open to only CBA members.


Join the hundreds of members who are part of the California Bus Association and enjoy exclusive member benefits! Network with others at our annual convention, learn more about the rules and regulations that govern the industry, and support the CBA to promote legislation that will benefit you!


Financial Benefits

 Legislative Action

 National Representation

 Education & Safety

 Attend Annual Convention

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