membership benefits

Being a member of the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) brings you a number of clear benefits, including access to the full collection of CTAA products and services – each of which is either only available to members or is available at a discounted rate to members.



CTAA strategically advocates on behalf of its members in Washington, D.C., and in many state capitols – as well as with the Federal Transit Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. CTAA members receive key analyses of legislation, appropriations and regulations first, before the public.



CTAA’s key communications vehicle – FastMail provides all the information on the community and public transportation industry and arrive first in members’ email boxes.



CTAA members get discounted access to all CTAA training and certification programs – including the annual Community Transportation EXPO. What’s more, members help set the Association’s training and certification class agenda with numerous opportunities to suggest and develop new courses and sessions. From sessions at the EXPO to on-line courses to classes offered at state and regional transit association meetings, CTAA’s professional development program is raising the standard of excellence across the industry. Members set the training agenda, and then get discounted access to all classes.



CTAA has partnered with IntelliCorp, a full-service provider of background checks and employment screening solutions. Accredited through the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), IntelliCorp offers a special package of products at a discounted rate to all of our members that includes validated criminal database checks, unlimited single county searches, Social Security Number verification and government sanctions searches.



With the Staples Business Advantage (SBA) program, when a CTAA member becomes a registered SBA member, you’ll achieve an average discount of 62 percent off list price, a next-day delivery of 98.6 percent in the continental United States, receive free delivery on all orders of $30 or more and a large order rebate of 2 percent on any orders of $250 or more purchased. These special savings prices are not available through or Staples retail stores. If you are interested in this program please contact CTAA’s Staples representative Barb Lidstone at



Through an exclusive arrangement with Enterprise Rideshare – the nation’s largest vanpool services provider – CTAA members receive hands-on technical assistance in developing new vanpool operations as well as adding to existing vanpooling services.



Cobbs Allen is CTAA’s endorsed broker for employee benefits and property and casualty insurance. Cobbs Allen has employee benefit plans offering your organization’s employees access to medical, dental, disability and life insurance coverages. Cobbs Allen also helps members find appropriate and cost-effective property and casualty insurance coverage while assisting them with their transit-related risks. Members also have access to additional resources designed to help them attract and retain top talent, manage their risks and grow their businesses.
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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.