Member News
Say Hello to New Member, Rocky Gap Casino!
Welcome! Rocky Gap Casino Resort turns getaways into memories with a breathtaking setting overlooking the mountains and Lake Habeeb in Rocky Gap National Park, plus a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course.

Just two hours from Baltimore, DC, and Pittsburgh. Contact Nicole Munson 800-724-0828 or nicole.munson@goldenent.com
Prevost Participates in First-Ever Busworld North America
Digital Summit Event
GNJMA Platinum sponsor, Prevost participated in the first-ever Busworld North America Digital Summit with contributions on the Top Executive Panel. Prevost leaders Kevin Dawson, VP and general manager of services, and Brad Wiese, VP of North American sales hosted “Get Back to Business,” an info-sharing session geared to help operators get back on the road with everyday business solutions. The full “Get Back to Business” presentation is available for review. Read the press release.
Van Hool CX45E Electric Motorcoach From ABC Companies Now HVIP-Eligible In California 
GNJMA Gold sponsor, ABC Companies announced that the new Van Hool CX45E zero-emission, electric motorcoach has been approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). Both the 2020 and 2021 production models of the Van Hool CX45E qualified for a $120,000 voucher which can help California fleet owners offset incremental costs during EV infrastructure build-out, while also helping to accelerate their own carbon-neutrality goals. Read more...
TEMSA Sees Growing Interest in Its 30-Foot TS30 Coach 
GNJMA Silver sponsor, TEMSA is experiencing a growing interest in its smallest vehicle, the 30-foot TS30 coach.

The vehicle, introduced in 2013, was designed to compete with the higher-end cutaways used in the limousine industry. Read more...
DeCamp Resumes NYC Commuter Service
GNJMA member, DeCamp Bus Lines will resume limited weekday commuter services to New York City beginning today.

“It’s been a long, difficult road to get to this point; the pandemic has devastated the private motorcoach industry,” company Vice President Jonathan DeCamp said in a June 3 press release. “However, thanks to a second round of Paycheck Protection Program funding, we’re able to resume limited weekday service with the goal of adding additional schedules as New Jersey and New York continue to open up and ridership levels increase.” Read more...
Trans-Bridge Resumes Wall Street Run
GNJMA member, Trans-Bridge Lines is happy to announce it resumed service to the Wall Street section of Lower Manhattan on June 7. The route was suspended in March of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The resumption of service comes exactly one year after Trans-Bridge resumed limited service to New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal on June 8, 2020.

“We feel the time is right to resume the service to Wall Street,” said Trans-Bridge Lines president Tom JeBran, “Most restrictions have been lifted in New York, and employees are beginning to return to in-person workplaces once again. After surveying our passengers to gauge their transportation needs, the feedback shows there will be enough commuters utilizing the runs to warrant the return to service.” Schedules have been posted to the company’s website at www.transbridgelines.com/choose-your-route
BYD To Revolutionize Electric School Buses
GNJMA member, BYD (“Build Your Dreams”), the world leader in electric vehicles, is introducing a battery-electric Type D school bus with unparalleled safety features and performance, wrapped in a sleek design that will have students wanting to step onboard. Read more...

Also, BYD UK and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) jointly announced that their electric vehicle partnership has delivered its 500th double-decker electric bus.

The BYD ADL Enviro400EV double-decker is one of 20 that have joined the Go-Ahead London fleet for Transport for London route 69 between Walthamstow and Canning Town. Read more...
GNJMA Membership Renewal + Refer-A-Friend Promotion
On June 9th, GNJMA President, Tim Stout sent a communication to the membership regarding the September 1 renewal.

Some action items from his communication:

Please review the information we have on file by reviewing your member profile in the 2021 Membership Directory or via the Member Portal online at www.gnjma.com. You will need your log-in credentials. You can make your changes online or you can complete this form and return to us.

Also, between now and August 15th, we are offering a Refer-A-Friend promotion. If you Refer-A-Friend who joins by August 15th, you will receive $50 off of your September 1 renewal. Here is a link you can share with your "friends" to learn more about membership, or you can simply refer them to us.

If you would like to pay your membership dues early via credit card, please call Pattie Cowley at the number below, or complete this credit card authorization form.
Operator CERTS Survey Reminder
One more time! We have been asked to survey our operator members so that we can share how important the CERTS Act funds are to our industry and how the delay in funds is negatively impacting our members. This is a reminder to please complete the survey sent last week. Thank you!
Insurance Talk Held June 4th
GNJMA hosted an online conversation with Tim Delaney of Lancer Insurance and Peter Cohen of EPIC Brokers on June 4th. The session ran an hour and a half and the following topics were covered: Primary Market Update, Excess Market Update, Self-Help, Camera/Surveillance Update. Thank you to those that participated and please take a few minutes to share your feedback with us.

We are grateful for the valuable conversation and your time, Tim and Peter!
Reminder: Atlantic City Parking Rates with B&B Parking
GNJMA Members receive exclusive discounted parking rates through B&B Parking in Atlantic City. Read more...

NEW Location as of May 1, 2021: 2201 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City, NJ

B&B Parking Contacts:
Deadline Is June 30 to Submit Scholarship Apps!
The Scholarship program was developed to promote the higher education goals of our members, their employees, and their families, whether it be to pursue a college degree or a trade certification.  

The Scholarship Committee has extended the deadline to accept applications through June 30, 2021.  Get more information and apply today!
GNJMA To Host In-Person Group Leader Marketplace
Exhibitors! Save $75 - Reserve Your Booth Today!
Post-pandemic marketing efforts can be challenging, especially with budget cuts. The Greater New Jersey Motorcoach Association (GNJMA) has an in-person event planned that may be able to help.  

GNJMA is hosting the return of its annual Marketplace and Group Leader Appreciation Day on October 7 at Resorts AC in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Marketplace, one of the largest such events in the East, is returning after the annual event had to be canceled last year due to pandemic restrictions. Read more...

Exhibitors, this month only, we are offering $75 off of registration with Promo code SAVE75. On the fence? Now is the time. Take advantage of this sizzling summer deal! After June 30th, regular rates apply. Get more details.
CERTS ACT Checklist
  • Read the U.S. Department of the Treasury guidance.
  • Review the Conditions of Receipt.
  • Visit the Treasury "CERTS" page.
  • Get prepared for the CERTS Grants application process.
  • Sign-up to request email updates and announcements.
Industry News & Beyond
 Upcoming Events
Annual Sponsor Appreciation Dinner June 15th
Tomorrow evening is the Board-hosted Annual Sponsor Appreciation Dinner. Thanks to the generosity of Captain Jeff of Atlantic City Cruises, we will experience a sunset dinner cruise on the calm back waters of the bay. We look forward to seeing everyone! The Board will meet Wednesday for their mid-year meeting.
HR Support for Small and Mid-Size Business Owners Webinar Scheduled June 21
Please join us on June 21st for an introduction to myHR Partner’s new small business model, OurVirtualHR, which can provide small and mid-size business owners the HR support they need with a low-cost price point to match. Get details and register today.
Operation Safe Driver Week Set for July 11-17
During Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement personnel will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in risky driving behaviors in or around a commercial motor vehicle. Identified unsafe drivers will be pulled over and issued a citation or warning. Get more information.
Brake Safety Week Set for August 22-28
During Brake Safety Week, commercial motor vehicle inspectors emphasize the importance of brake systems by conducting inspections and removing commercial motor vehicles found to have brake-related out-of-service violations from our roadways. At the same time, many motor carriers work to educate their drivers and maintenance service providers on the importance of brake system safety. Get more information.
Atlantic City Coalition Build - Online Briefing August 26
Join us on August 26, 2021, for a virtual 90-minute briefing on commercial sexual exploitation and find out how the casino, transit, and bus industries can partner with law enforcement to help end human trafficking in Atlantic City.
Registration is OPEN for GNJMA Annual Fall Events!

We hope you can join us October 6-7, 2021 at Resorts in Atlantic City! Ready to Register?  Click on the links below...

Registration is OPEN for the 2021 GNJMA Annual Marketplace and Group Leader's Appreciation Day!

Exhibitors, this month only, we are offering $75 off of registration with Promo code SAVE75. On the fence? Now is the time. Take advantage of this sizzling summer deal! After June 30th, regular rates apply. Get more details.

Exhibitors - Reserve Your Booth!
Get featured and get some FREE Marketing! Share with us your story, any special news, such as company anniversaries, etc.  Each Monday, we send an email to our entire membership and post to our website and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) using the hashtag #MemberMondays, along with your company's social medial handles.
If interested, submit your information by completing this short form.

 ICYMI: Member Alerts
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