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CTAA’s Membership Director, Rich Sampson, is ready to assist. He can be reached directly at 202.415.9666 or via email at sampson@ctaa.org.

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Access your CTAA account through the members-only section of the CTAA website and select the interest areas about which you’d like additional information, add email addresses that you’d like to receive CTAA members-only information and be sure that the master email address for your organization is correct.

Expectations

Thank you for considering the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA). We know how valuable both your time and your resources are - and we appreciate the confidence you've placed in our Association. Here's what you can expect from CTAA:

  • Responsiveness: We promise quick, insightful responses to any questions or inquiries - no matter the subject or how we receive the request. If one of our talented staff cannot answer your question, we'll find someone who can.
  • Expertise: Our staff will provide accurate, informative and timely analyses of legislation, regulations and transportation trends that you can trust. Combined, the CTAA staff has more than 200 years of experience in community and public transportation.
  • Insight: CTAA staff track new innovations in transportation technology, markets and delivery modes and, along with our Board of Directors and State and Tribal Delegates, will ensure you have ready access to ideas and solutions you can use.
  • Passion: We love everything about the community and public transportation industry and CTAA is always seeking new ways to support our members.
  • Understanding: We recognize the constraints - financial and otherwise - that our members deal with every day and promise to deliver practical, useful solutions and resources to our members.

How to Join CTAA

  • Select your member type: If your organization directly or indirectly provides transportation services to the general public or specific groups or clientele, please join CTAA in one of the Transportation Provider categories. If your organization does not directly or indirectly operate passenger transportation vehicles, please join in our Mobility Partners categories.
  • Select your member category: For Transportation Providers, please select the category that most accurately reflects the nature of your service area, passengers and/or funding stream, and then the number of vehicles you operate in revenue service. For Mobility Partners, select the category that best defines your agency.
  • Pay your dues: You can either pay your dues directly through a credit card (Visa/MC/Amex) or to pay by invoice, contact Rich Sampson, CTAA Membership Director, at sampson@ctaa.org or 800.891.0590 x714.

Transportation Provider

If your organization directly or indirectly provides transportation services to the general public or specific groups or clientele, please join one of the following Transportation Provider Categories. We understand that many CTAA members may be able to rightly fit into several provider categories, and ask you to select the single category that most thoroughly represents your organization.

Rural

Transit providers for whom Section 5311 funding is the single largest source of federal transit investment or who primarily serve communities below 50,000 population.

  • Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
  • Join

Small Urban

Urban fixed-route bus operators that primarily serve communities with populations greater than 50,000.

  • Price: Base dues of $500 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $5,000.
  • Join

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)

Mobility providers serving the non-emergency medical transportation market. These operators can be private, for profit, nonprofit or public entities.

  • Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
  • Join

Specialized

Transit agencies primarily focused on serving older adults and people with disabilities and for whom Section 5310 funding is the single largest source of federal transit investment. Volunteer-based transportation agencies often fit into this category.

  • Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
  • Join

Tribal

Transit providers serving Native American tribes and their members, regardless of trip purpose or funding source.

  • Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
  • Join

Mobility Partner

The following CTAA membership categories are for agencies and individuals who do not directly or indirectly operate passenger transportation vehicles.

Federal and State Agencies

All types of federal and state agencies that work in or benefit from the public and community transportation field - i.e. Departments of Transportation, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Commerce, etc.

State and Regional Transit Associations

Associations of public and community transportation providers organized at the state and regional level.

Partner Organizations

Businesses and organizations that benefit from the provision of public and community transportation but that do not either directly or indirectly operate vehicles, i.e. private-sector organizations, transportation brokers, hospitals/clinics, United Way agencies, universities/schools, planning bodies, TMAs, technology firms, consultant groups, foundations, etc.

Exhibitors/Vendors/Suppliers

Organizations that provide products and services to the public and community transportation field and who may seek to exhibit their products and services at CTAA conferences.

  • Price: $500 for organizations who exhibit at the CTAA EXPO Annual Conference and $700 for those that do not exhibit.
  • (Exhibitor)
  • (Vendors)

Mobility Managers

Individuals who or organizations that work in the mobility management field.

  • Price: $25 for mobility managers at CTAA-member organizations and $100 for those at non-member organizations.
  • (Organizational)
  • (Individual)

Individuals/Students

Individuals - including drivers, passengers, volunteers, students, advocates, etc. - seeking CTAA membership.

Affiliate

A current organizational CTAA member has access to provide a one-year trial membership that is sponsored and paid for by the main umbrella member organization at the cost of $250 for each of their affiliated organizations. Any current CTAA members are not allowed to be included for coverage in this category. Upon the completion of the one-year affiliate membership each of the affiliate members can choose to join as a full CTAA organizational member or the membership expires.

Volunteer

An organization whose only transportation services are those provided by volunteer drivers and whose primary work is not included in a broader rural, small urban, tribal, non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) or specialized transportation services that include paid drivers.

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.