The Power of Membership– TRANSIT SYSTEM
NCPTA members that provide transportation services are a powerfull component of the NCPTA membership. As a transit system member you have an opportunity to serve on the NCPTA Board, committees, design, planning, safety, training and technology and much more. We welcome this opportunity to share the many benefits of NCPTA membership and hope that you will join our thriving organization.
NCPTA Transit System member benefits include:
NCPTA regularly provides informational reports and updates to members, including a quarterly newsletter, updates on transportation policy news, and online updates on pending state and federal legislation. NCPTA also publishes a biannual directory that is distributed to members, key organizations and elected officials. As a transit system member you have an opportunity to reach the entire membership through our list-serve and may utilize the list serve to seek equipment, advertise position openings, seek best practices and to communicate educational opportunities or related transportation industry news.
Conference/Training & Networking
NCPTA hosts an annual meeting with a transit industry expo, a variety of training forums and meetings. In 2011, NCPTA will initiate an initial statewide training program designed to meet the needs of transit system members. As a member you have an opportunity to not only participate in these events, but may serve as a speaker, host meetings as well as recommend topics for training. We encourage transit system members to be active and engaged in NCPTA committees and call on their expertise to achieve the NCPTA mission and goals.
It is our mission to ensure personal mobility and help sustain and strengthen North Carolina's economic and community vitality by supporting and advocating for public transit as an integral part of a sustainable transportation system in North Carolina. Since its founding in 1983, NCPTA has been an avid advocate for transportation at the state and federal level. NCPTA has served as an integral voice for increased transit funding and transit-friendly policy, resulting in millions of dollars for the state’s public transportation industry. NCPTA hosts an annual Legislative trip to Washington, DC to meet with the NC Congressional delegation and key agencies. In 2011 NCPTA anticipates convening a State Advocacy Day to brief state legislators on the importance role public transportation plays in taking people to work and medical appointments, improving air quality, relieving congestion, reducing traffic congestion and making our North Carolina communities more livable.
As a member of NCPTA you will become part of the “Power” of a statewide organization that represents the interest and provides opportunities to advance training opportunities transportation providers. As a member of NCPTA you will connect with colleagues that serve with you in meeting the mobility needs of citizens in all 100 counties of the state. As a member of NCPTA you will join a network of transportation professionals, suppliers, contractors, and consultants that are active partners in maximizing the core strength of the organization with their vision, talent and expertise.
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