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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.

Planning has already started for the 2025 TTA State Conference, Expo, and Roadeo which will be hosted in McAllen.

Save the Dates:

March 7-12, 2025


Breaking News:

TTA will be hosting a one of a kind Sunset Evening Reception

Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 7:00 PM  –  9:00 PM

Free for TTA Members ($50 each for Non-Members)

Join us for an unforgettable networking event, on the Lonestar Riverboat as we cruise along Ladybird Lake. You will enjoy drinks and appetizers with your peers while taking in a beautiful sunset over Downtown Austin. Near the end of the evening, you will witness a spectacular sight: the largest colony of Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from Congress Avenue Bridge. (Limited to 4 per agency)

RSVP today!


Check-in: 6:30 PM at 208 Barton Springs Rd. Note: the boat will be leaving sharply at 7:00 PM

This event has limited space so RSVP today!

Houston begins clean up after Beryl rips through Gulf Coast, Posted on 7/9/24

Hurricane Beryl plowed through the Houston region as a Category 1 storm — killing at least three people, taking out power at some 2.7 million Texas homes and, according to local meteorologist Matt Lanza, keeping up hurricane strength until it got halfway across town.

Tropical Storm Beryl updates: State officials confirm third death from the storm, Posted on 7/8/24

Efforts to restore power to 2.7 million customers whose service was knocked out by Hurricane Beryl will take multiple days, state officials said Monday evening while warning of persisting danger even as the storm moved on.

“This will be a multi-day restoration effort,” Public Utility Commission of Texas Chair Thomas Gleeson said during a news conference. “I’d ask Texans for their patience as the crews are out there doing their best to try to restore energy across the state.”

New and updated trolley buses hit the road  Posted on 7/3/24

Island Transit in Galveston debuted eight new trolley buses on Monday, July 1st. The updated buses will replace the City’s previous vehicles and will operate on the same routes and schedules.

Last June, Galveston City Council approved the purchase of eight trolley buses totaling $2,495,944 to replace the City’s outdated cutaway buses and four preexisting trolley buses. A decision which was made due to the aging nature of the City’s available vehicles, and a need to create stylistic cohesion in a historic city like Galveston.

Several Transit Systems across Texas celebrated and honored their staff on National Transit Employee Appreciation Day (March 17, 2024)

On March 17th, Transit Systems across Texas celebrated and honored the dedicated public transit employees who keep our public transportation systems
running smoothly, connecting communities and ensuring safe travels for all. Thank you for your hard work!

National Transit Employee Appreciation Day

Firefighters rush to subdue deadly Panhandle wildfire before dangerous conditions return Saturday, Posted on 3/1/24

Training Calendar

Agencies in the Spotlight

CCRTA to Receive $5.88M in Federal Funding for Low-Emission Buses and Workforce Development, Posted on 7/9/24

[Press Release] CCRTA to Receive $5.88M in Federal Funding for Low-Emission Buses and Workforce Development

Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA) has been announced as a recipient of $5.88 million dollars to replace its aging diesel fleet with eight low-emission compressed natural gas buses (CNG) that will operate in historically disadvantaged areas with high ridership. The project will also provide workforce development training, enabling CCRTA to build an enduring fleet of drivers that can serve generations of customers.

VIA Board Selects New Council to Keep SA Moving Members (Volunteer group to advocate for Keep SA Moving projects), Posted 4/1/24

The VIA Metropolitan Transit Board of Trustees has appointed 21 community members to the newly created Council to Keep San Antonio Moving, signaling another significant step toward working with the community to realize a more connected and accessible future for the greater San Antonio region.  

The council is composed of local transit advocates who will serve on the all-volunteer group, created to help inform and engage the public about innovative projects and services that are part of VIA’s Keep San Antonio Moving plan, funded by a reallocation of an existing 1/8th-cent sales tax beginning in 2026, approved by San Antonio voters in November 2020.  

“The VIA Council to Keep San Antonio Moving will help strengthen our connection to the public we serve by having conversations, sharing information, and gathering feedback that will help drive a more vibrant, mobile future for San Antonio,” VIA President/CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt said. 


Latest News:

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Availability of $316 Million to Modernize Ferry Service and Better Connect Rural Communities, Posted 4/17/24

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $316 million to support and modernize passenger ferry service in communities across the country. Across the country, there are approximately three million ferry riders each month, utilizing these transit services to get to work, school, healthcare appointments, and more.

Thank you to our 2024 Conference, Expo, and Roadeo Sponsors:

We want to hear from you!

If you have Suggestions, Requests for training, Job postings, RFP’s or would like to share some exciting information, facts, details of an innovative project, or photos, simply submit your information and photos via email to info@txtransit.org.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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