UMA Motorcoach EXPO will be held April 21-25, 2021 in Orlando, FL. This is a date shift intended to increase attendance due to hopes for expanded vaccine availability and federal relief funding.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 contains $900 billion in additional coronavirus relief, including $2 billion for the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) Act.
The U.S. private motorcoach, school bus and domestic passenger vessel industries have furloughed 308,000 employees since to the COVID-19 pandemic and they urge Congress to provide economic relief.
Motorcoach operators reached a milestone of more than half the U.S. Senate signing on as co-sponsors for the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) Act, S. 4150.
Presidents from the two leading motorcoach associations, UMA and ABA, released a statement of gratitude to Sen. Susan Collins for her leadership in efforts to save the industry through the CERTS Act.