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Founded by a small group of community transportation professionals in 1989, organizations and individuals have joined CTAA as members to share innovation, receive training and certification specific to their needs, advance policy and legislative priorities and improve mobility options in their communities. Membership is always open to all seeking access to these valuable benefits and contribute to our industry’s future – just click on Join Us below.

Here's what you can expect from CTAA

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  • 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.

CTAA’s Membership Director, Loreal Lance, is ready to assist. She can be reached directly at 202.415.9666 or via email at

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Member Testimonials

At CTAA, our members are more than our customers: they are our family and the reason we exist. Hear from your peers – fellow community transit professionals – on the value they’ve realized from their CTAA membership.

Beecher Hudson

CTAA membership is so important to me because it allows me to keep up with the transit industry without having to go and research various resources. They take lengthy regulations, rules and legislation and let me know what I need to know.

Beecher Hudson
Louisville Wheels Transportation
Louisville, Ky.

Julia Castillo

Being a CTAA member for HIRTA has brought us many opportunities for trainings, information about transit throughout all regions, expertise in legislative issues and agenda's and networking with transit minded people from various types of operations.

Julia Castillo
Heart of Iowa Regional Transportation Authority
Urbandale, Iowa

David Bruffy

There is no other source that provides the contacts, professional expertise and relevant information like the Community Transportation Association of America. Mountain Line’s CTAA Membership is money well spent.

David Bruffy
Mountain Line Transportation Authority
Morgantown, W.Va.


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.