Latest News & Events
2022 Spotlight Awards Winners
Officers & new members for the 2022-2023 Term
Companies confirmed as sponsors, exhibitors & vendors at the 2022 SWTA/TTA Joint Annual Conference
SWTA’s 2021 Spotlight Awards Winners
Transit providers in border communities in the #SWTANation have been responding to meet migrants’ mobility needs for several years; COVID now compounds the challenge.
GCTD announces Executive Director and Administrative/Finance positions
SWTA Nation member Gail Nehls receives The Arc Pikes Peak Region’s Joe Schiappacassee Award
About SWTA’s Next Generation Leaders Group
SWTA staff announcements and news
Submit your topic idea for our 2021 Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference
We’ve prepared a primer on what you need to know about the current Congressional machinations on the budget and how it impacts the SWTA Nation
Six agencies across the SWTA Nation recognized with 2020 Spotlight Awards
Ideas from the SWTA Nation about how to handle the COVID-19. Please send us your ideas and questions about how to practically practically operationalize this crisis.
“I have the most stressful, frustratingly fun job you could ever have,” says Tim Reed.
Society and employment as many urban Texans know them continue changing at breakneck speed as officials move to stem the growing spread of the new coronavirus, but the state’s largest transit agencies are still operating trains and buses.
Reports to the Oklahoma Transportion Commission includes updates on the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s ongoing effort to get public input on the state’s first transit plan and future interstate projects in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
Important for TRANSIT: Presidential Candidates Forum - Infrastructure, Jobs and Building a Better America
Moving America Forward:
A Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure, Jobs, and Building a Better America
Sunday, February 16, 2-5 PM Pacific (5-8 PM Eastern)
Livestreamed from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
WATCH ON C-SPAN or ONLINE AT C-SPAN.ORG
You can also join the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #MovingAmericaForward.
On July 2, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking submitted its final report to the Department.
U.S. Department of Transportation Permanently Bans Commercial Drivers Convicted of Human Trafficking
On July 16, 2019, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that permanently bans drivers convicted of human trafficking from operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for which a commercial driver’s license or a commercial learner’s permit is required.
Congrats to the 27 recipients of 2022 bus funding!
Receive updates on pending and passed federal legislation impacting public transportation.
SWTA Letter to FMCSA
Recording & Presentation of SWTA’s 2021 Legislative Wrap-Up Party
Presentations by SWTA Executive Director Rich Sampson
SWTA’s Legislative Priorities for 2021 – 2022
Summary and output report on legislative items currently monitored by SWTA
The latest on transit implications of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill.
SWTA Letter to SWTA Nation Senate Delegation
Transit-related elements of the deal agreed to by President Biden and 10 members of the Senate
Updates from Washington – May 2021
FTA Acting Administrator Nuria Fernandez shared initial details of the American Jobs Plan with SWTA Executive Director Rich Sampson.
Analysis of the transit implications of the American Jobs Plan
Learn about the return of earmarking in Congress impacts transit providers
Updates on mask requirements and additional COVID relief funds
Details on COVID 2.0 Relief for Transit & FY21 T-HUD Appropriations
We urge Congress to approve additional emergency COVID relief
Impacts of the 2020 elections on the SWTA Nation
List of possible & likely Committee chairs
SWTA Enthusiastically Supports the INVEST in America Act.