Congress heard you!
Earlier today members of the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Political Action Committee contacted their members of Congress to stop an amendment. If passed, the amendment would have removed a provision in legislation that would block the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) from raising the insurance limits. [More]
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces the Opening of Its Official Bus Operator Registration Website
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 today announced the opening of its Official Registration Site for all commercial charter buses and privately-owned buses coming to the World Meeting of Families - Philadelphia and the historic visit by Pope Francis. [More]
UMA Applauds House Appropriations Committee For Addressing Insurance in FY 2016 DOT Bill
United Motorcoach Association applauds House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rogers, Subcommittee Chairman Diaz-Balart and Members of the Committee who for inclusion of a provision addressing insurance limits for motorcoaches in the FY 2016 DOT Appropriations bill. [More]
House Appropriations Committee marked-up DOT Appropriations Bill
United Motorcoach Association announces that the House Appropriations Committee marked-up the FY 2016 DOT Appropriations bill. Two amendments were offered that included opposition to the insurance provision in the bill that would stop the Federal Motor carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rulemaking to increase insurance limits. [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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