March 30, 2023

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Cherokee Nation Vinita Food Distribution Warehouse employee Robert Soldier cuts the ribbon along with Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.; Deputy Principal Chief Bryan Warner; Council of the Cherokee Nation; and Cabinet, Career and Human Services employees during the grand opening event.

Creating a dynamic on-demand transit system in Oklahoma with Kendra McGeady, Pelivan Transit


We often highlight large transit systems on Transit Unplugged, but there are hundreds of smaller transit systems that are just as--maybe even more so--innovative who also provide those critical links in their community. Kendra McGeady, Director of Pelivan Transit, is one of those innovators. Her coverage area is thousands of square miles in Oklahoma, supporting the Cherokee Nation, other tribes in the area, and the wider community as well. Like many rural transit services, Pelivan provides an essential link for people depending on transit to get to work, school, the store, and health care. Listen Here


Austin Transit Partners outlines five LRT options as part of Project Connect


Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) outline five options that will bring light-rail to Austin as part of the region’s Project Connect plan to expand transit options to one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S.


The five options being explored represent what ATP calls a core system. When Austin area voters approved a November 2020 proposition to increase property taxes and dedicate a portion to the transit system, they were promised a bold expansion plan that included more than 28 miles of light rail. The five options ATP is considering range from 6.6 miles to 10.1 miles. Read More


Students win recognition from American Society of Landscape Architects for bus shelter design


Students worked in their class alongside Dallas Area Rapid Transit to design a bus shelter that recently won an award for its creativity and functionality.

In their design, the team considered factors like Texas weather and feedback on the city’s bus system from Dallas residents. It was recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects, receiving the 2023 Texas ASLA Student Honor Award earlier this semester. Read More


SWTA Forum Highlights: 2023 Annual Conference Presentations


Looking for presentations from our 2023 Annual Conference in Aurora, CO?


Head over to our the Forums section of our SWTA InfoHub member engagement portal to view the presentation files. While you’re there, take a look around at the full range of Forum topics, and share a question or post a resource to share with your peers. 


Need help logging into the InfoHub?

Contact SWTA’s Member Services Manager Amanda Webb at or 479.206.1700 for assistance.


Join mobility pioneers for the 2023 National Shared Mobility Summit


Convene with the shared mobility industry to share best practices in fighting climate change, promoting equity and strengthening community with people-focused mobility. Register now for the 2023 National Shared Mobility Summit in Chicago from May 2 to May 4. Read More


CTAA Rodeo in the SWTA Nation: May 20-21 in OKC


As part of the Community Transportation Association of America's (CTAA) EXPO in Oklahoma City this May, SWTA members are invited & encouraged to participate in the 32nd Annual National Community Transportation Roadeo! 

Registration is now open for any drivers the Body-on-Chassis (cutaway) divisions. Full details on the Roadeo are available. 

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