Civil rights leader Andrew Young slated to address UMA Expo 2016|
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -Andrew Young -- a noted civil rights leader, diplomat, pastor and politician -- will be a guest speaker at UMA Motorcoach Expo 2016 in Atlanta.
The former ambassador, Georgia congressman...
SNOHOMISH, Wash. -- The Northwest Motorcoach Association has elected five new members to its board of directors.
The new members were selected for their strengths and experience in order to guide...
UMA is seeking nominees for prestigious Vision Awards|
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The United Motorcoach Association is seeking nominations for the most prestigious honors private motorcoach operators can receive, the UMA Vision Awards, which are presented annually...
Empty highways made life easier for buses at papal visit|
PHILADELPHIA - Lighter highway traffic, comfortable hospitality tents, free food and football games on big-screen TVs made life easier than expected for motorcoach operators who bused people to downtown...
FMCSA says new study confirms accuracy of SMS data|
WASHNGTON -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released a report it says confirms the accuracy of the agency's controversial Safety Measurement System (SMS) used to rate the safety risk...
2014 bus buyers still have time to claim depreciation|
WASHINGTON -- It's not too late to take some bonus depreciation on new buses and other new business equipment put in service last year.
Bonus depreciation, which allows business taxpayers to take...
Linda Burtwistle to head Stagecoach in North America|
PERTH, Scotland - The North American division of Stagecoach Group, which includes Coach USA, Coach Canada and megabus.com, has shaken up its top management.
Linda Burtwistle, who has nearly 20 years...
Parts makers Power Manufacturing, Coach-Transit merge|
ELKHART, Ind. - Power Manufacturing Inc., which makes aftermarket parts for buses and motorcoaches, has purchased parts maker Coach-Transit Components.
The transaction was completed last month for...
Out-of-service rate moves lower during Roadcheck 2015|
GREENBELT, Md. - The out-of-service rate for buses and their drivers declined during the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Roadcheck inspection sweep in June.
This year, 7.6 percent of the...
Beverly Scott’s NTSB nomination pulled|
WASHINGTON - Beverly Scott, the former controversial head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, has decided against seeking a seat on the National Transportation Safety Board.