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Larry McNutt, Popular Transportation Industry Veteran, Passes Away

SWTA is sad to announce, Larry McNutt, Ricon Sales Manager, passed away suddenly last Friday, October 5, 2018. SWTA was informed by Bill Urian, who also referred to Larry as a great man, and stated, “He will be missed by many.”

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October 5, 2018 | Tags:

Read the attached chart to see which projects are being funded in the SWTA region!

October 5, 2018 | Tags: transit,public transportation,present age ministries,polaris,human trafficking,dot,department of transportation

​Kristen Joyner received a letter Wednesday, October 3, 2018, informing her she will serve on Secretary Elaine Chao’s Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking (ACHT).

September 13, 2018 | Tags:

FTA announced the availability of $6.3 million in competitive grant funds for transit coordination projects that improve access to healthcare. A Notice of Funding Opportunity is on display at the Federal Register.

FTA’s Access and Mobility Partnership Grants focus on transportation solutions to medical appointments and other non-emergency healthcare services. The grants will help improve options for people with limited transportation choices and bridge the gap between service providers in the transportation and health sectors.

The program supports the work of the inter-agency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM), which works to coordinate federal programs to improve access to jobs, schools, healthcare, and other opportunities.

August 13, 2018 | Tags:

Mountain Line is bucking the nationwide trend of declining bus ridership, registering another year of record ridership and surpassing Fiscal Year 2017 ridership by more than 17 percent.

August 10, 2018 | Tags:

The South West Transit Association (SWTA) announced its 31ST Annual Spotlight Award winners during the Transit Marketing Workshop held at the Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown - Bricktown hotel.

The SPOTLIGHT Award is the oldest transit marketing and advertising award given in the United States and is awarded for excellence in a total transit marketing campaign with a “biggest-bang-for-the-buck” emphasis.

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