ALEXANDRIA, VA – The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) and BusRates.com applaud Elaine Chao for her confirmation as the nation’s 18th U.S. Transportation Secretary.
The members of UMA along with the subscribers of BusRates 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.”
We’re happy to be working with the Secretary and we’re looking forward to giving her a hand with any of the initiatives she and the department advance.
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.