Classifieds Calendar
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With select articles linked in PDF


  • A New Tulsa Transit Emerges Out of the Old (PDF) (31 KB)
    Striking a more customer-oriented and business-like approach, the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority is serving more passengers and expanding. The steps our 1999 Community Transportation Agency of the Year has taken to improve service are recounted here by its general manager.

  • Success Comes, Modestly (PDF) (20 KB)
    For 1999 Community Transit Manager of the Year, success in the transit field was never in the plans. Melville Padgett longed to be a farmer, but serving riders in an 11-county service areas in South Carolina has proven to be his calling.

  • More Awards
    Learn more about your award-winning community transportation colleagues in this run-down of honors bestowed at the Community Transportation EXPO '99 in New Orleans, La.

  • "DOTs are Evolving into Departments of Mobility"
    In the issue's Community Transportation Interview, Mike Sanders of the 1999 State Agency of the Year Connecticut Department of Transportation discusses the new role of the state DOT, among other things.

  • Congressional Awards
    Excerpted comments from Senators Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and from Representative John Olver (D-Mass.) after receiving 1999 awards from CTAA.

  • Summer Reading
    While you concentrate on putting transit service on the streets, numerous books have been released that (ostensibly) can help you better do your job. Here are reviews of several books focusing either on community transit or related issues. Enjoy.

  • Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez
    If you missed EXPO '99 in New Orleans, here's a quick recap. It was the biggest and best annual conference yet with more than 1,600 community transit officials, advocates, vendors and more.

  • Resolutions 99
    Based on in-depth discussion with the CTAA Board of Directors and State Delegate Council, these policy resolutions were developed and adopted by the CTAA membership at EXPO '99. The resolutions offer an inside look at CTAA's priorities for the coming year.

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