North American Transit Alliance


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NATA is an alliance of private sector companies that operate transit systems in the U.S. and Canada. NATA members include First Transit, Keolis, MV Transportation, National Express, RATP Dev USA and Transdev.

The mission at NATA is to educate policy makers and legislators on the alliance's role in and contributions to public transportation across the county. Its members provide public transportation services under contract to city and county transit agencies, safely, reliably and efficiently.

Products and Press Releases


North American Transit Alliance to host social media campaign to promote career paths in public transit

Dec. 8, 2023
The campaign will occur during the week of Dec. 11-15 around the week of fall graduation at many technical schools and universities to help inform those entering the job market...
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North American Transit Alliance announces new leadership and board reelection

Nov. 8, 2021
Transdev CEO Laura Hendricks has been elected to the position of vice chair and Keolis North America CEO David Scorey to the position of treasurer.
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Brad Thomas named chair of North American Transit Alliance

Sept. 22, 2020
NATA aims to work with public transit agencies to help shape a future where public transportation is personal, equitable and highly sustainable.
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Six leading private transit operators join forces to promote transit innovation in North America

June 11, 2020
Members of the newly formed North American Transit Alliance represent more than 154,000 public transit employees across more than 2,000 cities in the U.S. and Canada.

Articles & News

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L.A. Metro was one of eight transit authorities interviewed for the UITP study.

A Study in Collaboration: How Private and Public Sectors Work Toward Shared Goals

June 8, 2021
A study from UITP details best practices and benefits from a collaborative relationship between transit authorities and contractors.
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Q&A with the executive team at the North American Transit Alliance

Aug. 17, 2020
NATA leaders discuss reasoning behind the alliance’s formation and how the group is working to deliver transit solutions that hit three goals: personal, equitable and sustainable...
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Mobility Redefined

June 8, 2020
With lockdowns easing and service levels returning, the transit industry isn’t as concerned with rebounding as much as it is with reshaping.