During the holidays, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible.  It is in this spirit that we say thank you and best wishes for the holidays.

March 23-24, 2020
York Expo Center Arena
Registration is officially open!  Tell your friends, too!   Register today!

Annual Meeting
June 21-24, 2020
Wind Creek, Bethlehem
Trans-Bridge Lines, Wolf's Bus Lines, Fullington Trailways &
Krapf Transportation
have coaches and other items for sale now! 


Are you looking to stand-out to reach more tour planners and groups leaders to boost your group sales? After registering for Marketplace, why not choose a sponsorship/advertising opportunity that works for you? Our Marketplace directory reaches over 1,000 planners between group leaders and bus operators.   Link to Sponsorship Form .

  • December 31, 2019 - Discounted booth pricing ends.
  • January 15, 2020 - Cancellation of a purchased booth for partial refund.
  • February 15, 2020 - Sponsorship and booth deadline for guaranteed placement in Marketplace Directory.
  • February 23, 2020 - Designated hotel room deadline (Wyndham - York)
  • February 27, 2020 - Penn State Expo Services starts accepting booth shipments.
FMCSA  Motor Coach 18-CARAT Workshop for Motorcoach Carriers 

FMCSA has extended the registration deadline and currently has space available, for any motorcoach carrier who is interested in attending and did not receive an invitation, to their 18-CARAT workshop.  

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Pennsylvania Division is hosting an educational Motor Coach 18-CARAT Workshop for motorcoach carriers. This Motor Coach 18-CARAT Workshop is intended to provide Compliance Assistance and Regulatory Accountability Training (CARAT) for motorcoach carriers who are scheduled for a Compliance Review Investigation over the next 18 months.

FMCSA is partnering with the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Bus Association to hold this educational workshop with the goal of providing attendees the knowledge and tools to improve its company's safety posture. Carriers will learn how to prepare for, and understand what to expect during a Compliance Review Investigation, along with steps they can take to improve their safety performance.

January 8, 2020  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Headquarters building
1310 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

There is no cost for attending and visitor parking is free.

You must call 717-614-4063 or send an email to MCPAOFF@dot.gov; at which time they will email you a JotForm registration link. The registration deadline is January 3, 2020.  Each carrier may have up to 2 attendees register.
Passenger Carrier Regulatory Reform Legislation Introduced in Congress 
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry introduces landmark bill, Buses United for Safety, Regulatory Reform, and Enhanced Growth for the 21st Century Act (HR 5462), known as BUSREGS, to reform runaway legislation and create economic opportunities for passenger carriers.

Travel & Tourism Webinar Series - Feedback 
If you participated in one, or more, of the webinars we presented on a variety of travel and tourism  series with Sally Davis Berry, please give us your feedback.  Your feedback helps helps us to maintain a high standard of offerings and to continue to present learning opportunities that match your needs.
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We would love to hear from you.  S hare your news via email to  director@pabus.org .

The Motorcoach PAC allows the Pennsylvania Bus Association to support legislators who work with us to promote, change or defeat legislation that impacts our industry. Contributing to Motorcoach PAC gives us a stronger voice in Harrisburg. Please consider giving $200, $300 or more.

Personal checks may be made payable and sent to:

Motorcoach PAC
200 North Third Street, Suite 1500
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Corporate funds are not permitted in any form. Unincorporated business checks are acceptable providing no owner or partner of the business is a corporation. Please contact Milliron & Goodman if you have any questions at (717) 232-5322. Political Action Committee donations are not tax deductible.

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