Welcome to the Texas Transit Association!
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.
These are both excellent opportunities for anyone interested in working with some of the best transit systems in the country. Select the link below for more information on these positions or to apply. Interested candidates can also contact Allen Hunter for questions or to submit resumes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us for an
All Member Meeting and Reception on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the historic Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX
TTA will also host a panel discussion with industry leaders on some of the challenges caused by supply chain shortages and rising costs.
Please RSVP by selecting the link below or emailing Allen@txtransit.org.
4:00 – 5:00 PM Panel Discussion with industry leaders on rising project cost
5:00 – 5:30 PM TTA All Member Meeting
5:30 – 7:00 PM TTA Evening Reception
Save the Date!
The Texas Transit Association (TTA) is excited to announce the dates for our 2023 State Annual Conference, Expo, and Roadeo! Watch the video for more information.
The Conference Planning Committee is now accepting abstracts for presentations for the 2023 State Conference, Expo and Roadeo, April 11-15 in Corpus Christi. If you have a topic or presentation you would like to share at this year’s conference, please select the link below or email email@example.com.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) together awarded $49.2 million in innovative technology grants to improve mobility and multimodal connections for millions of Americans who travel on our nation’s highway and transit systems.
Agencies in the Spotlight
With Austin experiencing record-breaking heat this summer, CapMetro is readjusting its protocols when offering free rides to cooling centers.
VIA Link Launching New On-Demand Zone on South Side, Posted on 8/6/22
VIA Metropolitan Transit is expanding its VIA Link service to include a South Zone opening Monday, August 8, 2022. This is the third VIA Link zone to open since the on-demand transit option was introduced in 2019 with a Northeast Zone and grew in 2021 with a Northwest Zone.
In its continuing efforts to reduce barriers to transportation for all Americans, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $6 million Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to help improve people’s access to affordable transportation, especially in areas that currently lack efficient and convenient transit options.
Transit Veteran Roberto Treviño Joins METRO Board of Directors, Posted 7/29/22
Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) Executive Director Roberto Treviño has joined METRO’s Board of Directors. Treviño, who will represent Harris County, was sworn in earlier today.
The Texas A&M University Kingsville graduate and professional engineer brings nearly two decades of transportation experience to the METRO Board. As Executive Director of HCTRA Treviño is responsible for capital and other assets totaling $4.7 billion.
DART Light Rail Speed Reductions Due to Extreme Temperatures, Posted 7/19/22
Due to the record high temperatures across North Texas, which is expected to last for the next several days according to the National Weather Service, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will implement speed restrictions on light rail service between 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., through Wednesday, July 20.
Federal Mask Requirement Lifted for Public Transportation, Posted on 4/19/22
As a result of a court order, effective immediately and as of April 18, 2022, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) January 29, 2021 Order requiring masks on public transportation conveyances and at transportation hubs is no longer in effect. Therefore, CDC will not enforce the Order. CDC continues to recommend that people wear masks in indoor public transportation settings at this time.
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