State Agency or Association of the Year

This award recognizes an entire state organization for providing creative, effective and continuing training and technical assistance programs, using new concepts, strategies, procedures and policies to provide support to local transit systems, and more.

State Agency or Association of the Year

1989 Maryland MTA, Baltimore, Md.

1989 Dakota Transit Association

1990 Washington State DOT

1990 Colorado Association of Transportation Agencies (CASTA)

1991 Idaho Dept. of Transportation

1991 Minnesota Public Transit Association

1992 Michigan DOT, Bureau of Urban and Public Transp.

1992 Pennsylvania Assoc. of Community Transp.

1993 Arkansas State Highway and Transp., Public Transp. Section

1993 Kansas Public Transit Association

1994 Ohio DOT, Div. of Public Transportation

1995 Virginia Dept. of Rail and Public Transportation

1996 Colorado DOT, Transit Unit

1997 New York DOT, Passenger Transportation Division

1998 Colorado Assoc. of Transportation Agencies

1999 Connecticut DOT

2000 Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation and Wisconsin Dept. of Workforce Development

2001 Arkansas Transit Association

2002 West Virginia Public Transit Association

2002 Maine Transit Association

2003 South Dakota DOT, Div. of Air, Rail and Transit

2004 Arkansas Transit Association

2005 Missouri Dept. of Transportation

2006 Oklahoma Transit Association

2006 Colorado Association of Transportation Agencies

2007 Washington State DOT, Public Transportation Div.

2008 Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged, Tallahassee, Fla.

2009 New Jersey Council on Special Transportation, Manville, N.J.

2010 Florida Department of Transportation Public Transit Office, Tallahassee, Fla.

2011 West Virginia Dept. of Transportation, Division of Public Transit, Charleston, W.Va.

2012 Arizona Department of Transportation

2013 New Mexico Department of Transportation Rail and Transit Division

2014 Kentucky Public Transit Association, Louisville, Kentucky

2015 Iowa Public Transit Association

2016 Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association

2017 Tennessee Public Transportation Association

2018 Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Transit

2019 Oregon Transit Association

2021 North Carolina Public Transit Association

2022 Florida Public Transportation Association


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.