CTAA

Joining CTAA

Thank you for considering joining the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA). We know how valuable both your time and your resources are - and we appreciate the confidence you've placed in our Association. Here's what you can expect from CTAA:

  • Responsiveness: We promise quick, insightful responses to any questions or inquiries - no matter the subject or how we receive the request. If one of our talented staff cannot answer your question, we'll find someone who can.
  • Expertise: Our staff will provide accurate, informative and timely analyses of legislation, regulations and transportation trends that you can trust. Combined, the CTAA staff has more than 200 years of experience in community and public transportation.
  • Insight: CTAA staff track new innovations in transportation technology, markets and delivery modes and, along with our Board of Directors and State and Tribal Delegates, will ensure you have ready access to ideas and solutions you can use.
  • Passion: We love everything about the community and public transportation industry and CTAA is always seeking new ways to support our members.
  • Understanding: We recognize the constraints - financial and otherwise - that our members deal with every day and promise to deliver practical, useful solutions and resources to our members.
  • Membership Pledge

CTAA's Membership Director, Caryn Souza, is ready to assist. She can be reached directly at 202.294.6527 or via email at souza@ctaa.org.

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How to Join CTAA

It's easy to join:

  • Select your member type: If your organization directly or indirectly provides transportation services to the general public or specific groups or clientele, please join CTAA in one of the Transportation Provider categories. If your organization does not directly or indirectly operate passenger transportation vehicles, please join in our Mobility Partners categories.
  • Select your member category: For Transportation Providers, please select the category that most accurately reflects the nature of your service area, passengers and/or funding stream, and then the number of vehicles you operate in revenue service. For Mobility Partners, select the category that best defines your agency.
  • Pay your dues: You can either pay your dues directly through a credit card (Visa/MC/Amex) or to pay by invoice, contact Caryn Souza, CTAA Membership Director, at souza@ctaa.org or 800.891.0590 x714.

After you've joined: Access your CTAA Account

  • Access your CTAA account through the members-only section of the CTAA website and select the interest areas about which you'd like additional information, add email addresses that you'd like to receive CTAA members-only information and be sure that the master email address for your organization is correct.
  • Check out our schedule of upcoming CTAA trainings (both in-person and on-line) to which you'll receive the member discount pricing and future member engagement events. Have your calendar ready!
  • Check out the list of services to which CTAA membership offers valuable discounts.

Membership Descriptions

Transportation Provider

Categories: If your organization directly or indirectly provides transportation services to the general public or specific groups or clientele, please join one of the following Transportation Provider Categories. We understand that many CTAA members may be able to rightly fit into several provider categories, and ask you to select the single category that most thoroughly represents your organization.

  • Rural: Transit providers for whom Section 5311 funding is the single largest source of federal transit investment or who primarily serve communities below 50,000 population.
    Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Small Urban: Urban fixed-route bus operators that primarily serve communities with populations greater than 50,000.
    Price: Base dues of $500 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $5,000.
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT): Mobility providers serving the non-emergency medical transportation market. These operators can be private, for profit, nonprofit or public entities.
    Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Specialized: Transit agencies primarily focused on serving older adults and people with disabilities and for whom Section 5310 funding is the single largest source of federal transit investment. Volunteer-based transportation agencies often fit into this category.
    Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Tribal: Transit providers serving Native American tribes and their members, regardless of trip purpose or funding source.
    Price: Base dues of $250 plus $25 for every vehicle operated in revenue service up to a maximum of $3,000.
    Application
    Membership Benefits

Mobility Partner

Categories: The following CTAA membership categories are for agencies and individuals who do not directly or indirectly operate passenger transportation vehicles.

  • Federal and State Agencies: All types of federal and state agencies that work in or benefit from the public and community transportation field - i.e. Departments of Transportation, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Commerce, etc.
    Price: $500
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • State and Regional Transit Associations: Associations of public and community transportation providers organized at the state and regional level.
    Price: $300
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Partner Organizations: Businesses and organizations that benefit from the provision of public and community transportation but that do not either directly or indirectly operate vehicles, i.e. private-sector organizations, transportation brokers, hospitals/clinics, United Way agencies, universities/schools, planning bodies, TMAs, technology firms, consultant groups, foundations, etc.
    Price: $500
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Exhibitors/Vendors/Suppliers: Organizations that provide products and services to the public and community transportation field and who may seek to exhibit their products and services at CTAA conferences.
    Price: $500 for organizations who exhibit at the CTAA EXPO Annual Conference and $700 for those that do not exhibit.
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Mobility Managers: Individuals who work in the mobility management field.
    Price: $25 for mobility managers at CTAA-member organizations and $100 for those at non-member organizations.
    Application
    Membership Benefits
  • Individuals/Students: Individuals - including drivers, passengers, volunteers, students, advocates, etc. - seeking CTAA membership.
    Price: $125
    Application
    Membership Benefits

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