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Sacramento General Membership Meeting

March 13, 2018

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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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Evening Board Meeting - Masonic Temple, Sacramento

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21 Oct 2018 45th Annual Convention and Trade Show 10/21/2018 - 10/23/2018

Resort at Squaw Creek Lake Tahoe

Olympic Valley, CA

Information available in 2018

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Mark your calendar for the 46th Annual Convention and Trade Show.  

October 13 - 15, 2019

Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

Carlsbad, CA 92008 

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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.

 

CBA News

May 4, 2017 - Welcome to our new website featuring member only content. Please click on the “Member Log In” tab for instructions on logging in. If you have any problems at all, just give Suzie at the CBA office a call.


Trending News

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

DATTCO receives safety award from International Motorcoach Group

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:10:00 PST

Established in 1924, DATTCO, Inc. is a third-generation family-owned business headquartered in New Britain, Conn.

CARTA receives 'smart city' award for electric car share project

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:49:00 PST

This new electric vehicle framework will also provide a foundation for the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicle technology as well as mobility-on-demand solutions.

[Video] How FSCI is Accelerating Cities' Transition to Electric Buses

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:17:00 PST

Cities are turning to electric buses to decrease environmental impact while providing better service and reducing costs in the long term. The Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative helps cities accelerate and scale-up investments in sustainable urban solutions through the development of innovative business models.

FRA makes $73M available for rail capital projects, ops assistance

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:00:00 PST

The grants are expected to leverage private, state, and local investments to boost a wide range of rail projects, including the potential for implementing PTC.

NJ Transit to ease overcrowded trains, confirms Corbett as exec. director

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:42:00 PST

Twenty railcars will be put back in service that had been waiting to have Positive Train Control equipment installed, with the agency also planning to lease another 20 railcars from the Marlyand Transit Administration.

Texas' FWTA orders up to 46 New Flyer CNG Xcelsiors

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:26:00 PST

The contract includes six firm orders with options to purchase an additional 40 CNG 60-foot, heavy-duty transit buses, which will support Fort Worth’s growing population with efficient, reliable, and affordable transportation.


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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

Silverado Stages, Inc.

Bakersfield, Goleta, Sacramento, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, and Torrance - California