Texas Transit Association-TTA

To support the needs of Texas’ public transportation systems through statewide advocacy and educat The Texas Transit Association (TTA) was organized in 1986 as a 501 (c)(6), non-profit business league.

TTA’s membership is composed of 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 legisl

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Capital Metro Board Approves Nation’s Largest Electric Vehicle Procurement 09/28/2021

Capital Metro Board Approves Nation’s Largest Electric Vehicle Procurement

Capital Metro Board Approves Nation’s Largest Electric Vehicle Procurement

AUSTIN, Texas (September 27, 2021) – Today, the Capital Metro Board of Directors approved the purchase of 197 new electric buses, the nation's largest electric vehicle procurement to date, which will expand its zero-emissions fleet to more than 200 electric buses.

Capital Metro Board Approves Nation’s Largest Electric Vehicle Procurement The Capital Metro Board of Directors today approved the purchase of 197 new electric buses, the nation's largest electric vehicle procurement to date, which will expand its zero-emissions fleet to more than 200 electric buses.

Tropical Storm Nicholas live updates: Disaster declared for 17 Texas counties facing potential flooding 09/14/2021

Tropical Storm Nicholas live updates: Disaster declared for 17 Texas counties facing potential flooding

Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster for 17 counties Monday as Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens severe damage for a large swath of the state. Those counties were: Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, and Victoria. The state will add more counties if needed, his office said.

Tropical Storm Nicholas live updates: Disaster declared for 17 Texas counties facing potential flooding We’re tracking the latest as the storm threatens to inundate parts of the Gulf Coast and the Houston area with heavy rainfall.

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces the Availability of $2.2 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding to Help Transit Agencies with Additional Service Needs | FTA 09/08/2021

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces the Availability of $2.2 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding to Help Transit Agencies with Additional Service Needs | FTA

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces the Availability of $2.2 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding to Help Transit Agencies with Additional Service Needs

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces the Availability of $2.2 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding to Help Transit Agencies with Additional Service Needs | FTA WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $2.2 billion in competitive grant funding for transit systems demonstrating additional pandemic-associated needs.

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session for redistricting, other conservative priorities starting Sept. 20 09/07/2021

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session for redistricting, other conservative priorities starting Sept. 20

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session starting Sept. 20

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session for redistricting, other conservative priorities starting Sept. 20 On top of redistricting, Abbott wants lawmakers to take up bills on restrictions for transgender student athletes and the allocation of billions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funds.

Texas Legislature adjourns second special session after passing more of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities 09/03/2021

Texas Legislature adjourns second special session after passing more of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities

Texas Legislature adjourns the second special session. The Legislature is expected to return soon for another special session focused on redrawing the state's political maps.

Texas Legislature adjourns second special session after passing more of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities The Legislature is expected to return soon for another special session focused on redrawing the state's political maps.

Live COVID-19 updates: Texas’ four largest counties now require masks in schools as battle over mandates grows 08/13/2021

Live COVID-19 updates: Texas’ four largest counties now require masks in schools as battle over mandates grows

Texas’ four largest counties now require masks in schools as battle over mandates grows
https://www.texastribune.org/2021/08/11/texas-mask-mandates-covid-19/

Live COVID-19 updates: Texas’ four largest counties now require masks in schools as battle over mandates grows COVID-19 is surging again in Texas. Hospitalizations are increasing faster than at any other time. Local officials and school leaders are pushing back against Gov. Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates. Here's the latest.

08/11/2021

Citibus is hosting a STUFF THE BUS event this Saturday, August 14, 2021 9am-3pm at the new East Police Substation at 1901 MLK Jr. Blvd. Stop by and see us to drop off school supply donations! Haven't taken the vaccine yet? No problem! Get your COVID-19 Vaccine in our Mobile Vaccine Bus! Let's start this school year right! #CitibusLubbock

Timeline Photos 08/10/2021

Timeline Photos

You can #RideVIA FARE FREE to local vaccination sites. Just alert the bus or VIA Link operator that you're traveling to or from a vaccine site. VIAtrans passengers must schedule their trip per usual. Plan your trip at VIAinfo.net.

**All non-exempt passengers are still required to wear masks when riding VIA, per ongoing federal order. #DoItForSA

08/06/2021

Mark your calendars! February 22–26, 2022, SWTA and the Texas Transit Association will combine for a Joint Annual Conference, Expo & State Roadeo – in Austin, Texas! Hosted by Austin’s Capital Metro. More information to follow very soon...

Mark your calendars! February 22–26, 2022, SWTA and the Texas Transit Association will combine for a Joint Annual Conference, Expo & State Roadeo – in Austin, Texas! Hosted by Austin’s Capital Metro. More information to follow very soon...

Photos from City of McAllen TX Government's post 08/06/2021

Beautiful buses! Keep up the great work.

[08/04/21]   Capital Metro announced Tuesday it’s looking for more drivers and mechanics, offering up to a $3,500 signing bonus.

https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/hiring-now-signing-bonuses-in-austin-are-up/

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Award to Launch New National Transit Workforce Center | FTA 08/02/2021

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Award to Launch New National Transit Workforce Center | FTA

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Award to Launch New National Transit Workforce Center
"This first Transit Workforce Center will invest in our transit employees, connect our people to good-paying jobs, and help our country tackle the climate crisis," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
https://www.transit.dot.gov/about/news/us-department-transportation-announces-5-million-award-launch-new-national-transit

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Award to Launch New National Transit Workforce Center | FTA International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) in Silver Spring, Maryland Will Help Transit Agencies Nationwide Recruit and Train Workers in this Vital Sector

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Restricting Transportation Of Migrants Due To COVID-19 07/29/2021

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Restricting Transportation Of Migrants Due To COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order late yesterday restricting ground transportation of migrants who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities. The Executive Order also directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to stop any vehicle upon reasonable suspicion of such violation and reroute such vehicles back to its point of origin or a port of entry. DPS also has the authority to impound a vehicle that violates the Executive Order.
https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-issues-executive-order-restricting-transportation-of-migrants-due-to-covid-19

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Restricting Transportation Of Migrants Due To COVID-19 Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order restricting ground transportation of migrants who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities. The Executive Order also directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to stop any vehicle upon reasonable suspicion of such violat...

Timeline Photos 07/27/2021

Timeline Photos

BEEP BEEP! 🚍 METRO is moving forward with the purchase of 20 electric buses and 10 paratransit vans as part of a larger Climate Action Plan. The initial routes will focus on three communities that are disproportionately affected by carbon emissions. Read more of our exciting announcement: https://bit.ly/3wZbOGr. ^C

Timeline Photos 07/27/2021

Timeline Photos

31 years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (#ADA) was signed to help deliver equal opportunity to individuals affected by disabilities.

#CCRTA works every day to provide #accessibility to all individuals throughout the Coastal Bend!

Americans Riding Public Transportation in Greater Numbers | FTA 07/23/2021

Americans Riding Public Transportation in Greater Numbers | FTA

According to FTA, Americans are Riding Public Transportation in Greater Numbers.

Some Areas Seeing More Than 80 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Ridership
https://www.transit.dot.gov/about/news/americans-riding-public-transportation-greater-numbers

Americans Riding Public Transportation in Greater Numbers | FTA Some Areas Seeing More Than 80 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Ridership

Timeline Photos 07/23/2021

Timeline Photos

El Metro customers and employees alike are reminded to safely ride public transit in accordance with all State of Texas and City of Laredo orders. Please click on the link for the full story. https://elmetrotransit.com/el-metro-to-increase.../

TAMU Transportation Services debut three new electric buses 07/19/2021

TAMU Transportation Services debut three new electric buses

Congratulations to Texas A&M University and Brazos Transit on the debut of three new Electric Proterra Buses.
https://www.kxxv.com/brazos/tamu-transportation-services-debuts-three-new-electric-buses?_amp=true

TAMU Transportation Services debut three new electric buses Three new battery-operated electric buses began their rounds on the A&M campus this week.

Federal Transit Administration Announces Request for Information on High-Priority Transit Safety Concerns | FTA 07/15/2021

Federal Transit Administration Announces Request for Information on High-Priority Transit Safety Concerns | FTA

Federal Transit Administration Announces Request for Information on High-Priority Transit Safety Concerns

FTA is calling on transit agencies and everyone interested in transit to review the RFI and provide input. The RFI closes on Monday, August 16, 2021.

https://www.transit.dot.gov/about/news/federal-transit-administration-announces-request-information-high-priority-transit

Federal Transit Administration Announces Request for Information on High-Priority Transit Safety Concerns | FTA WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit feedback from transit riders and transit agencies to help identify high-priority safety concerns and help better assess and mitigate them.

07/15/2021

Metro McAllen will end its fare-fare period on July 18, 2021. Fare collection will begin again on Monday, July 19, 2021.

Metro McAllen finalizará su período reducción de tarifas el 18 de julio de 2021. La recolección de tarifas comenzará nuevamente el lunes 19 de julio de 2021.

07/14/2021

Local officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated as COVID-19 cases creep back up. You can #RideVIA FARE FREE to local vaccination sites. Just alert the bus or VIA Link operator that you're traveling to or from a vaccine appointment. VIAtrans passengers must schedule their trip per usual. Safety Sofie says, "Do it for SA!"

**Remember all non-exempt passengers are still required to wear masks when riding VIA, per ongoing federal order. #DoItForSA

Photos from Houston METRO's post 07/08/2021

Photos from Houston METRO's post

07/03/2021

The Texas Transit Association would like to wish you and your family a Safe and Happy 4th of July!

The Texas Transit Association would like to wish you and your family a Safe and Happy 4th of July!

Photos from Sun Metro's post 07/02/2021

Photos from Sun Metro's post

Photos from South West Transit Association's post 06/29/2021

Congratulations Spartan Transportation, on the new Rural Mobility Center.

Photos from Houston METRO's post 06/25/2021

Photos from Houston METRO's post

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sets July 8 date for special legislative session on voting bill, other issues 06/22/2021

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sets July 8 date for special legislative session on voting bill, other issues

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sets July 8 date for a special legislative session on voting bill, other issues
https://www.texastribune.org/2021/06/22/texas-greg-abbott-special-session/

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sets July 8 date for special legislative session on voting bill, other issues Abbott’s office did not specify what legislative priorities will be included on the special session agenda and said in an advisory that such items “will be announced prior to the convening of the special session.”

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: TxDOT Employee Engagement Webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 06/21/2021

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: TxDOT Employee Engagement Webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

TxDOT-PTN: June 2021 Training Opportunities
New Comprehensive Training Webinar and Course Offerings – June 2021
Click on the links below for course descriptions and to register.

• RE-entry and RE-birth: Serving with Empathy Post-Pandemic
Date: June 28, 2021
Time: 1-2:30 p.m. Central
Audience: Transit managers, supervisors, trainers, administrative staff and frontline employees
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlduyprjssG91OJD6DsqPnw5K0_12DlfTf

• Employee Engagement (Webinar)
Date: June 30, 2021
Time: 1-2 p.m. Central
Audience: General audience including admin, dispatchers, and transit managers
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsdOuspjMsHNF7pzaj0zFu3sjl87V_6coA

Class size is limited. Please sign up right away if you are interested.

Urban transit agencies' staff are encouraged to participate. However, due to program funding requirements the majority of the seats must be reserved for rural transit agency participants. There is no charge for these courses.

If you have questions feel free to contact [email protected] or Adam Bailey at [email protected].

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: TxDOT Employee Engagement Webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Presenter: Jeremy Johnson-Miller, Easterseals For most transit systems, customer interaction begins with the driver, dispatcher or even through social media; are your employees ready? This workshop will discover ways to boost employee engagement that will ultimately reflect positively onto the custo...

06/20/2021

The Texas Transit Association wishes you a safe and Happy Father's Day!

The Texas Transit Association wishes you a safe and Happy Father's Day!

Timeline Photos 06/16/2021

Remember, the deadline to submit a nomination is June 30th!

Time is running out to submit your nomination for our annual #MT40Under40 awards. Do you or someone you know demonstrate leadership and a commitment to impacting transit? We want to hear from you. Submit your nomination today. Deadline is June 30. https://bit.ly/3ve3Rfv

06/14/2021

"And let us never forget that in honoring our flag, we honor the American men and women who have courageously fought and died for it..." - President Ronald Regan
#HappyFlagDay2021 #CitibusLubbock

U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces $250 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding Allocations to Advance 22 Transit Projects in 13 States | FTA 06/13/2021

U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces $250 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding Allocations to Advance 22 Transit Projects in 13 States | FTA

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces $250 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding Allocations to Advance 22 Transit Projects in 13 States

The transit infrastructure projects are located in 13 states: Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington State, and Wisconsin.
https://www.transit.dot.gov/about/news/us-transportation-secretary-buttigieg-announces-250-million-american-rescue-plan-funding

U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces $250 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding Allocations to Advance 22 Transit Projects in 13 States | FTA Federal funding allocations will assist project sponsors with their local funding contributions

U.S. Department of Transportation Thanks Transit Agencies for Helping Americans Access COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Nationwide and Encourages More to Step up as Part of National Month of Action | FTA 06/10/2021

U.S. Department of Transportation Thanks Transit Agencies for Helping Americans Access COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Nationwide and Encourages More to Step up as Part of National Month of Action | FTA

U.S. Department of Transportation Thanks Transit Agencies for Helping Americans Access COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Nationwide and Encourages More to Step up as Part of National Month of Action

More than 350 transit systems are providing free transportation to vaccination sites or using their transit stations and facilities as vaccination sites, and some have even converted buses and other transit vehicles into mobile clinics – many using funding from the American Rescue Plan.
https://www.transit.dot.gov/about/news/us-department-transportation-thanks-transit-agencies-helping-americans-access-covid-19

U.S. Department of Transportation Thanks Transit Agencies for Helping Americans Access COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Nationwide and Encourages More to Step up as Part of National Month of Action | FTA More than 350 transit agencies have provided free rides to help Americans get vaccinated

06/10/2021
06/09/2021

Our Ride Share program is growing! You can now get from Boerne to San Antonio with VIA’s Van Pool services. Learn more at VIAinfo.net.

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Yeehaw!!! We got ourselves a state Roadeo going on here in Lubbock this morning!! Come cheer on your faves!! #ttaroadeo1...

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