UMA Cheers Passage of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act
ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 5, 2015 - The United Motorcoach Association applauds the House of Representatives for approving the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 today by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 363 [More]
UMA Commends the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for Addressing Its Major Priorities in the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act
Alexandria, VA, October 22, 2015 - The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) commends the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for reporting the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 to reauthorize Federal surface transportation programs and advancing many of UMA’s priorities. [More]
Ambassador Andrew Young to be guest speaker at 2016 Motorcoach EXPO
in Atlanta, Georgia
Alexandria, VA, October 14, 2015– Andrew Young, diplomat and former United Nations Ambassador, will be a guest speaker at the UMA Motorcoach Expo 2016. Dr. Young will be addressing the motorcoach industry’s largest annual gathering in Atlanta, GA from January 31 – February 4, 2015. The renowned ambassador to the United Nations, former mayor of Atlanta, Georgia Congressman, pastor, educator and Civil Rights leader is the recipient of both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's Spingarn Medal. [More]
United Motorcoach Association Members Hold 418 Appointments with Congressional Leaders during UMA Capitol Hill Days
80 members of the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) canvassed Capitol Hill last week to speak to their Congressional elected officials about issues affecting the motorcoach industry. [More]
BorderPlanner.com is Now Available
The bus arrival scheduling system at Niagara Border Crossings was designed to reduce border wait times for buses and is now fully implemented. [More]
United Motorcoach Association Members Will Hold More than 400 Individual Appointments with Congressional Leaders
The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) is pleased to announce that more than 400 individual appointments have been scheduled for their members to meet with Congressional elected officials to discuss key legislative issues affecting the motorcoach industry. [More]
MEMBER BULLETIN: Preparing for Grants Under the Intercity Bus Security Grant Program
We are anticipated there may be funding for the Intercity Bus Security Grant Program in Fiscal Year 2015. [More]
MEMBER BULLETIN: Time's a-wastin'
We have 75 brand-new members of Congress who don?t have any idea how important your business is to fill the transportation needs of this country. [More]
MEMBER BULLETIN: URGENT-The Private Motorcoach Industry is Under Attack!
Within the next 45-60 days, the United States Congress will focus its energy and attention on issues that are critical to every single bus operator in America. [More]
United Motorcoach Association Announces 2015 Capitol Hill Days for March 17 - 18
Motorcoach operators from around the U.S. will gather in Washington, DC to meet with Members of Congress. [More]
MEMBER BULLETIN: Tax Extenders Benefitting Motorcoach Companies Passes Senate
UMA supported passage of the bill, which will retroactively extend a package of expired tax breaks for 2014. Of particular interest to motorcoach companies, it extends bonus depreciation of business assets and the election to accelerate the alternative minimum tax (AMT) credit in lieu of bonus depreciation for 2014 purchases. [More]
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