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The Texas Transit Association (TTA) was organized in 1986. Our members are Texas metropolitan, small urban and rural transit agencies as well as private and public entities from across the United States.

TTA’s purpose is to educate the people of Texas about issues affecting the public transit industry within the state. Additionally, TTA actively supports public transportation in the State of Texas and works with members of the state legislature in the pursuit of additional resources to support public transportation.

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TTA actively supports public transportation in the State of Texas and works with members of the state legislature in the pursuit of additional resources to support public transportation.

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Texas Transit Association

Meredith Greene, Executive Director
106 East 6th Street, Suite 900
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 900-0550
meredith@txtransit.org

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TTA Conference and Roadeo Registration Now Open! Click here!
  • TTA Conference and Roadeo
  • 2016 Roadeo
  • 2016 TTA Golf Tournament

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Please note: Cut-off date for Roadeo Competitor registration was April 15th!

 

Please click the link below to download the conference schedule:

Final Program for Convention (PDF, 4.4 Mb, updated 4-19-2016)

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, 4/22/2016
4-6:30pm: Roadeo Check-in, Volunteer & Judge Orientation, Written Test (Courtyard by Marriott)

Saturday, 4/23/2016
8-2pm: Roadeo Check-in, Roadeo (Heritage Square, Downtown Waco)
5-9pm: Roadeo Awards & Banquet (Cameron Park Zoo, Waco)

Click for more info on the Roadeo!

Sunday, 4/24/2016
8-1pm: TTA Golf Tournament (Cottonwood Creek Golf Course)
1-5pm: Exhibitor Set-up (Waco Convention Center)
5:30-8:30pm: Exhibit Opening Night: Casino & Cocktails

Monday, 4/25/2016

7:45am – 8:15am –  Continental breakfast and Networking
8:15-9:30am – Welcome Address and Keynote
9:45-11:15am  – Concurrent Conference Sessions
11:15-2:00  – EXPO! with lunch
2-3:30  – Concurrent Conference Sessions
3:45-5  – Transit Roundtables, Large Breakout Rooms
5:30 pm  – Transit Night Out at Sports Hall of Fame—Shuttles to offer service from conference hotels

Tuesday, 4/26/2016

7:45-8:30am – Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30-10am  – Concurrent Conference Sessions,
10-10:15 – Break, Open Areas
10:15-11:45 – Concurrent Conference Sessions
12-2:00 – TTA Awards Luncheon: WAY TO GO! Texas Transit Awards
2:15-3:45 – Concurrent Conference Sessions
3:45-4 – Break
4:00-5 –  TTA All-Member Meeting

Days 4&5, Wednesday & Thursday, April 27th & 28th
8:30-11:30am – Wednesday Morning, Convention Center:

  1. – FAQ/Not-So-FAQ About Local Match

 

1:00-5:00pm Wednesday Afternoon & Thursday, 8:00am-4:00pm. TxDOT, TTA, & Easter Seals bring you free 2-day spring workshops:

  1.   The Americans with Disabilities Act: 25 Years of Progress and There’s Still More to Learn
  2.   – Transit Operations: Making It Work!

Conference Hotel/Venue Info

TTA’s Conference & Expo, including registration, will be held at:

Waco Convention Center
100 Washington Avenue
Waco, Texas 76701

Conference hotels are the Hilton Waco and Courtyard Marriott:

Hilton Waco
113 S University Parks Drive
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 754-8484

Courtyard Marriott
101 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 752-8686

Overflow Hotel:
Hotel Indigo

211 Clay Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 754-7000


Vendor Expo

The Vendor Expo will take place Sunday, April 24th & Monday April 25th. Please join us for a variety of wonderful vendors from around the nation! The expo kicks off with “Cocktails & Casino Night” on April 24th from 5:30-8:30pm. More information HERE!

Sponsorships Are Still Available!

TTA is still looking for sponsors for a number of our events! See our sponsorship packet HERE!

 

 

Please note: Cut-off date for Roadeo Competitor registration was April 15th!

 

DATES:

Contestant and Judges Briefings – Friday April 22nd

Bus and Maintenance Roadeo – Saturday April 23rd

 

ABOUT THE ROADEO

Waco Transit System is hosting the 2016 Texas State Roadeo in Waco, TX. The State Roadeo is a great learning opportunity for operators and maintenance teams to engage with other transit agency professionals up close and personal. The Roadeo is a competition of driving skills and maintenance disciplines; it is a training and networking opportunity for all attendees. The day of the roadeo there will be breakfast and lunch available and there will be a Kid Zone with different activities for children.

Waco Transit System and Texas Transit Association look forward to your support and participation in this year’s Texas State Roadeo competition!

Who should attend: bus operators, maintenance teams, their supervisors, and Family Members!

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bus operators and mechanics from transit systems across Texas participate in separate competitions, which showcase their skills in safe driving and vehicle maintenance. The Operator Competition includes events such as pre-trip inspection, judgment stops, turning, and clearing obstacles. The Maintainer Competition requires skills in the identification of defects in engine, transmission, brakes, multiplex, doors, and HVAC modules. Send your team to be challenged at the 2016 Texas State Roadeo!

TEXAS STATE ROADEO CONTESTANT AND JUDGES BRIEFING

Date:                                                                     Friday April 22nd

Vehicle Familiarization: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (Location: Waco Transit System)
Bus Roadeo Judges Briefing: 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Maintenance Judges Briefing: 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Maintenance Contestants Briefing: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Bus Operator Briefing: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  (Points System, Schedule of Events, Tie Down Procedures, Mobility Management Test)

Location: Courtyard Marriott – 101 Washington Avenue, Waco, TX 76701 (254) 752-8686

 

TEXAS STATE BUS ROADEO COMPETITION

Date:                                    Saturday April 23rd
Time:                                     8:15 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Judges Course Walk: 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Operators Course Walk: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Location:              Heritage Square (Downtown Waco) – Austin Avenue and Third Street Waco, TX 76701

 

TEXAS STATE MAINTENANCE ROADEO COMPETITION

Date:                    Saturday April 23rd
Time:                     8:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Location:              Waco Transit System – 301 South 8th Street, Ste. 100 Waco, TX 76701

There will be transportation from Bus Roadeo Site (Heritage Square) to Waco Transit System and back to the Bus Roadeo Site for maintenance teams.

 

SPONSORSHIPS

We have many sponsorship opportunities still available for this event. If you would like to become a sponsor for this event, contact Joseph Dvorsky!

QUESTIONS

If you have roadeo registration or competition/events questions please see contact below:

Joseph Dvorsky
josephd@wacotx.gov
Ofc: 254-750-1744

Date:                     Sunday April 24th
Time:                    8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location:             Cottonwood Creek Golf Course – 5200 Bagby Ave, Waco, TX 76711
Website:             http://www.waco-texas.com/cms-cottonwoodcountryclub/

ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT

Cottonwood Creek Golf Course is one of the top-ranked municipal golf courses in Texas. The 18-hole, par 72 course winds through rolling plains and features pristine greens and landscaping. The golf course also features a Pro Shop with many brands and necessities for the avid golfer. For this tournament, breakfast and lunch will be provided at the golf course. There will be many prize giveaways such as a GoPro Camera, IPad, and Yeti Cooler.

The format of this tournament is a Four Person Scramble. There will be challenge holes throughout the course such as longest drive, closest to the pin, longest putt, hole-in-one, and the always comical marshmallow drive.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation will be provided by Waco Transit System and will include transportation to and from golf course. Shuttle will arrive at the Courtyard Marriot at 6:30 a.m. and leave at 6:50 a.m.  See Courtyard Marriott address below:

Courtyard Marriott
101 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 752-8686

 

REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST, TEE TIME, AND LUNCH

Registration and breakfast (eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.) will take place between 7:00 a.m. – 8:00a.m. Tee Time will be at 8:00 a.m. and lunch will be provided after tournament finishes around 12:30 p.m.  There will be drinks and snacks available throughout the course provided by our snack sponsor: Chef Canteen.

REGISTRATION FOR THE GOLF TOURNAMENT!

Don’t miss out on this fun event! To register for this golf tournament online click HERE!

SPONSORSHIPS:

We have many sponsor opportunities still available. If you would like to become a sponsor for this event please contact Joseph Dvorsky.

QUESTIONS:

If you have any questions contact Joseph Dvorsky – josephd@wacotx.gov – Ofc: 254-750-1744.