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.
We are looking forward to seeing everyone in San Antonio at the
March 15-20, 2024
Don’t Miss Pre-Conference Workshops on March 17, 2024 – (No additional cost but limited space)
Pre-conference sessions are offered on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at the Henry B. González Convention Center at no cost, but due to limited seating, you must indicate which sessions you will be attending by registering below.
- GTFS Builder Workshop to meet new NTD Reporting Requirements, Marcy Jaffe, National RTAP, and James P. Cardenas, TTI (1:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
- Procurement Workshop: With a focus on Technology/Equipment Procurements – Carol Wright Kenderdine, Easter Seals (No vendors) (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
- Planning Micro Transit Services, Will Rodman, TTI (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Over 400 people are now registered to attend this year’s TTA State Conference and Expo. Register now and save for this year’s TTA Annual State Conference, Expo, and Roadeo. Late registration begins on March 8th, with fees increasing to $650. Secure your spot today before rates increase!
Firefighters rush to subdue deadly Panhandle wildfire before dangerous conditions return Saturday, Posted on 3/1/24
Creative Bus Sales has hundreds of Federal Transit Administration-compliant Ford E-Transit vans customized by Forest River in inventory and will reach 1,000 by year-end, providing an immediate – and green – solution to this significant problem.
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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Thank you to our 2023 Conference, Expo, and Roadeo Sponsors:
We thank the over 400 attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors participating in last week’s TTA State Conference and Expo. This was a fantastic event that was very well attended from beginning to end. We also want to thank all the Roadeo contestants, judges, and volunteers for making our first Roadeo since 2019 a huge success. This event could not have been possible without the support and assistance of TxDOT and our host agency CCRTA.
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