Future of Mobility
Passionate about transportation on a broader level?
Community Transportation Association of America
Community Transportation Association of America consists of organizations and individuals who support creating mobility for all Americans regardless of where they live or work. Jim Moulton, Tri-Valley Transit Executive Director, was named CTAA’s 2015 Community Transportation Manager of the Year.
American Public Transportation Association
American Public Transportation Association (APTA) members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also members. APTA works to strengthen and improve public transportation through advocacy, innovation and information sharing. APTA and its members and staff work to ensure that public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.
Federal Transit Administration
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) The federal government, through the FTA, provides financial assistance to develop new transit systems and improve, maintain, and operate existing systems. The FTA oversees grants to state and local transit providers, primarily through its ten regional offices. These grantees are responsible for managing their programs in accordance with federal requirements, and the FTA is responsible for ensuring that grantees follow federal mandates along with statutory and administrative requirements.
Want to see more innovation?
What would you think about pop-up libraries in conjunction with transit stops?
Interesting piece from CBC Canada about how communities around the globe are narrowing streets, adding dedicated bike lanes, better access to public transit, outdoor escalators and gondolas to make their communities healthier and more vibrant.