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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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15 Oct 2017 44th Annual Convention & Trade Show 10/15/2017 - 10/17/2017
Join bus companies from all over the west at this year’s exciting and informative convention! As always, the CBA Convention & Trade show will afford you the opportunity to exchange your ideas, war stories and experiences with other operators and suppliers. Invest four days in the future of your company! You can’t afford to miss it. Register Today
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21 Oct 2018 Looking Ahead to 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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13 Oct 2019 Looking Ahead to 2019 - 46th Annual Convention and Trade Show 10/13/2019 - 10/15/2019

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

STV, WSP USA to support L.A. Metro rail vehicle acquisition

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:20:00 PST

Acquisition of new heavy rail vehicles and associated equipment that will play a key part in Metro’s systemwide rail expansion over the next decade.

NYCT's customer service center taps tech to keeps riders informed

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:02:00 PST

The facility has reconfigured its seating arrangements, installed new signage, a queuing system, integrated digital media and an On the Go Travel Station kiosk.

RATP Dev North America adopts one brand

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:22:00 PST

Rebranding of McDonald Transit and RDMT simplifies client interactions by immediately connecting clients to the parent company in North America.

MV Transportation names IT exec to CEO post

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:58:00 PST

Kevin Jones joins MV from DXC Technology, a publicly traded IT services company, where he served as sr. VP and GM of the Americas region.

Europe considers the end of the fossil-fueled engine in private vehicles

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

The world is, as we know, changing and changing rather quickly. One of the disruptive influences now gaining traction is the replacement of the entire fossil fuel cycle with “zero emission” at point of use vehicle-based propulsion systems.

Texas A&M studies AI to improve transport for riders with mobility challenges

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:32:00 PST

The effort examined how to integrate IBM Watson’s natural language interface with the Texas A&M Engineering Program’s autonomous shuttle.


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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.


Classic Charter

Visalia, 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