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- $30 Billion COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Public Transit
California Transit Association applauds House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for providing $30 Billion of COVID-19 emergency funding for public transit
FEBRUARY 9, 2021
- New Executive Director - Michael Pimentel
Michael Pimentel is announced to lead California Transit Association as Executive Director.
January 5, 2021
- Future of Transit Report
Transit Agencies’ Report Prioritizes Rider and Workforce Safety as Agencies Recover Amid COVID-19 Pandemic.
July 21, 2020
- Emergency Funding Relief Request
California Transit Association issues formal request for relief funding to state and federal leadership, launches “California Without Transit” statewide ad campaign.
June 30, 2020
- Response to 2020 May Budget Revise
State funding for local public transit down $350 million on top of $2 billion in local losses. Additional state support likely needed to stabilize transit.
MAY 14, 2020
- Response to CARES Act
Recently signed federal stimulus provides much-needed relief for struggling California transit agencies.
MARCH 27, 2020
- New Leadership Seated
New Executive Committee Chair and Vice Chair Elected for 2019-2021 Term
November 13, 2019
- Voters Reject Proposition 6
Decisive Outcome Preserves Critical Funding for State's Transportation Infrastructure
November 7, 2018
- New Study Reports Massive Economic Benefits of SB 1
Nearly $183 billion in economic activity and driver benefits throughout the California economy will occur in the next 10 years due to the passage of SB 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act, according to a new study.
February 28, 2018
- Setting the Record Straight on Bus Electrification
The Association responds to an op-ed by a member of the Air Resources Board that slams transit agencies for "stalling" action on zero-emission bus regulations.
February 1, 2018
- Transit Leaders: Senate Bill 1 About More than Just Road Repair
Criticism of landmark transportation infrastructure package decried as disingenuous and short-sighted
May 26, 2017
- Transit Leaders Applaud Landmark Funding Law
State transit leaders today praised Governor Brown for signing into law an historic transportation funding and reform measure.
April 27, 2017
- Trump's Budget a Raw Deal for Transit
California transit leaders denounced the budget plan released this morning by President Donald J. Trump as the act of a federal government retreating from its responsibilities.
March 16, 2017
- Sen. Jim Beall Honored as Legislator of the Year
In recognition of his long-standing commitment to advancing the interests of public transit in California, Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose) was honored with the Legislator of the Year award presented by the California Transit Association.
June 2, 2016
- Transit Leaders Press for Special Session Solutions
Bills introduced as lawmakers deliberate infrastructure needs would help alleviate $72 billion transit funding shortfall.
September 1, 2015
- Transit Leaders Praise Steinberg Plan for Cap and Trade Allocations
Measure Complements and Grows Initial Proposal from Governor Brown
April 14, 2014
- Brand New
California Transit Association Launches New Brand Identity and Website
March 13, 2013
- Fall Conference Partnership Announced
California Transit Association Teaming Up with CalACT to Present 2013 Event in Anaheim
February 27, 2013