The SWTA Nation Celebrates National Dump the Pump Day

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), National Dump the Pump Day is a day that encourages people to ride public transportation and take them where they need to go, instead of driving a car.

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Agencies across the SWTA Nation celebrated national Dump the Pump Day. See quotes from across the region:

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Black River Area Development Public Transit Celebrating 40th Anniversary

​In 1975, Black River Area Development Corporation started a Public Transportation Program to provide bus services to the public in Randolph, Clay and Lawrence counties. This program received National Model Project recognition. Public Transit’s funding to provide these services comes through the Federal Transit Administration and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. BRAD consistently strives for outstanding passenger safety and drivers are trained and updated regularly on the latest in transit safety issues. The bus facility, located at 1610 Old County Road, has been improved and updated over the last few years to ensure buses are in excellence operating condition.

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Core Values: Why American Companies are Moving Downtown

Hundreds of companies across the United States are moving to and investing in walkable downtown locations. As job migration shifts towards cities and as commercial real estate values climb in these places, a vanguard of American companies are building and expanding in walkable downtown neighborhoods.

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SWTA Training Menu

​Training options available to transit agencies targeted toward people within the SWTA Nation.

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APTA Sponsored Dump the Pump Day

​How are you participating in Dump the Pump Day? Share your success stories with SWTA (

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