South West Transit Association
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2024-2025 Board Members Elected
SWTA members elected members & officers of its Board of Directors for the 2024-2025 term.Rich Sampson
Submissions due: 1/15/24 by 11:59pm CST Judging and Prizes - The entries will be judged by a panel of SWTA board members. - Criteria: Creativity, relevance to theme, visual appeal, and adaptability. - Winner Announcement: February 7, 2024 at the 2024 SWTA Annual Conference - Prize Pack: $200.00 Amazon Gift Card, Free registration to our next conference, SWTA newsletter spotlight, Social spotlight, guest speaker on SWTA Podcast: Beyond the Bus StopAlexandra Aitken
RAPID NW service fare-free through December 31
SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 27, 2023) — VIA Metropolitan Transit will offer fare-free service on Friday, Dec. 1, in observance of Rosa Parks Day.Alexandra Aitken
TERRELL, TX — Nov. 1, 2023 — STAR Transit will offer STARNow service on Saturdays in Terrell beginning November 11. The addition of Saturday service provides riders greater flexibility to access safe, affordable, and convenient public transit across the city.Alexandra Aitken
Vehicle delivery completes 9-bus fleet for launch of RAPID NW service later this year
OKLAHOMA CITY – The final RAPID NW bus has rolled into EMBARK’s facility at 2000 S. May Ave. as of Monday, Sept. 18, completing the nine-bus fleet for central Oklahoma’s first RAPID Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) NW line that launches later this year.EMBARK
2023 Winners AnnouncedRich Sampson
Bus service says the app simplifies booking for the end user
A new state mobility management pilot program launching this spring will help connect communities with reliable transportation options with an emphasis on helping those who do not have access to a vehicle.
Elections held at SWTA's 2023 Annual ConferenceRich Sampson
Planned pricing adjustments and optimized bus routes arriving New Year’s Day
Colorado Springs, CO (December 15, 2022) –envida’s CEO, has been named Transit Champion of the Year by The Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA). The award recognizes the contributions of individuals and agencies throughout Colorado with outstanding programs or projects, and who have made notable contributions to transit.
The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) launched a new on-demand transit service, CARTS Now, in Marble Falls on Monday, November 7.Rich Sampson
Rolling Oklahoma Classroom takes hands-on transit safety and security training into rural, urban and tribal communities across the state.
Rolling Oklahoma Classroom takes hands-on transit safety and security training into rural, urban and tribal communities across the state.Alexandra Aitken
Mobile classroom takes hands-on transit safety training into Oklahoma communities
Fort Worth, TX - The South West Transit Association (SWTA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Spotlight Awards, which recognize excellence in marketing and outreach efforts produced by transit providers across SWTA’s eight-state region.Alexandra Aitken