FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UMA Congratulates Elaine Chao,
18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) applauds Elaine Chao for her confirmation as the nation’s 18th U.S. Transportation Secretary.
The members of UMA stand ready to work with Secretary Chao to advance safety and improvements in our infrastructure.
"The safety of our passengers and the nation’s traveling public is always our highest priority," said UMA President & CEO Victor S. Parra. "In her confirmation testimony, Secretary Chao emphasized the role of the private sector throughout her testimony. Private sector bus companies are ready and willing to play an important role.”
As North America's largest association supporting motorcoach companies and their operators, the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) encompasses more than 900 passenger carriers. In addition to providing an array of passenger transportation services within each of the fifty United States, Mexico and Canada, these companies partner with hundreds of members in the travel, supply, and manufacturing segments. From their headquarters in Alexandria, VA, UMA promotes and protects the interests of the diverse motorcoach industry.