South West Transit Association (SWTA)

Fort Worth, TX 76115


About South West Transit Association (SWTA)


P.O. Box 60475
Fort Worth, TX 76115
United States

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SWTA is a regional transit association representing Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

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The FTA Headquarters and Regional personnel as they conduct a 4-hour training session designed specifically for tribal transit and small urban/rural transit providers.
Training, Testing Services

Specialized FTA Grantee Training at SWTA Annual Conference

Jan. 11, 2018
FTA is partnering with the SWTA Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado March 7, 2018 to provide specialized technical assistance.
Spotlight Award winner Rio Metro.

SWTA Announces 30th Anniversary Spotlight Award Winners for Transit Marketing Excellence

Aug. 9, 2017
The South West Transit Association announced its 30th Annual Spotlight Award winners during the Transit Marketing Workshop held at the Westin Hotel, Dallas Texas.
Congressman Ed Perlmutter was honored for his untiring support of transit.

Congressman Ed Perlmutter Named South West Transit Association Legislator of the Year

March 21, 2017
South West Transit Association (SWTA) honored U.S. Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) with the organization’s 2017 Legislator of the Year Award.
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VIA President/CEO Elected Vice President of South West Transit Association Board

The South West Transit Association (SWTA) selected VIA president and CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt as vice president of the organization’s Board of Directors at its annual meeting held...
The Spotlight Award competition honors outstanding work for a total transit marketing campaign.

SWTA Announces Spotlight Award Winners

Sept. 23, 2015
The South West Transit Association (SWTA) announced its 26TH Annual Spotlight Award winners during the Transit Marketing Workshop held at Beaver Run Conference Center, Breckenridge...

Articles & News

The New Mexico attorney general's office worked in concert with the transit agency on a public awareness campaign.
Safety & Security

Transit Industry Tackles Human Trafficking

May 24, 2018
Recent legislative victories combined with ongoing investment in employee training and public awareness are helping to stymie this heinous form of modern-day slavery.
Great meeting with the @JTAFLA to discuss funding for the First Coast Flyer SW route. This is the final step on the BRT system. The First Coast Flyer will provide an affordable and reliable way for #Jacksonville families to travel to work, school, home and local attractions.

April-May 2018 Social Hub

April 23, 2018
DISCUSSIONUS Rep. Al Lawson Jr • @RepAlLawsonJrGreat meeting with the @JTAFLA to discuss funding for the First Coast Flyer SW route. This is the final step on the BRT system. ...
The $33.9 million East Corridor project is funded by the FTA, Florida Department of Transportation and the JTA.

April-May 2018 People & Places

April 23, 2018
In the news, April-May 2018.
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U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth presented the SWTA Legislator of the Year award from SWTA Board President, President/Executive Director at Dallas Area Rapid Transit Gary Thomas and SWTA Executive Director Kristen Joyner.

U.S. Rep. Veasey Named SWTA Legislator of the Year

March 20, 2018
The South West Transit Association Awarded U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey as its Legislator of the Year.
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APTA President and CEO Paul Skoutelas.

Finding Transit's Position

March 19, 2018
Day one discussions at APTA’s Legislative Conference centered around what the key priority for the industry is: funding, financing or responding to emerging technologies.
When furthering the development of transit lines and infrastructure - what are some of the processes to ensure a successful procurement partnership?

Transit Procurement Hot Topics

March 8, 2018
During the 2018 South West Transit Association Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference the session "Transit Procurement Hot Topics," provided an open discussion about procurement...
Employee communication to get evacuation service underway.
Safety & Security

Emergency Preparedness and Your Employees

Nov. 22, 2017
When preparing for an emergency response, taking care of employees ensures they can take care of the community.
The protocol standardizes the design of the robotic off-board pantograph that connects the charging station to the bus, communications between the bus and the charger, and performance metrics of the overall system.

April/May People & Places

May 2, 2017
Thomas F. PrendergastSTVSTV announced Thomas Prendergast has joined the firm as executive vice president and chief strategic officer. In this role, Prendergast will work on strategic...

Videos & Resources

Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
SWTA Executive Director Kristen Joyner said it has been a great partnership between SWTA and NMTA to bring this event together.

SWTA and NMTA 2015 Conference & Expo Photo Gallery

March 2, 2015
The SWTA and NMTA conference theme was how public transportation gives people the freedom to live their lives and to get them to work, medical treatment, school and more.
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MTtv 3-22-13: SWTA, MTA, Metro

March 21, 2013
SWTA Bullfeathers Breakfast, MTA Partnership, People in Transit: Metro Operators

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'Looking at UH-D from San Jacinto near downtown.' - Houston Metro/Facebook
Safety & Security

Why Gift Cards? How You Can Help The Transit Family Affected by Harvey

Sept. 1, 2017
SWTA Executive Director Kristen Joyner shares how you can help the Transit Family impacted by Harvey.