Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA)

Jacksonville, FL 32204


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100 North Myrtle Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204

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Jacksonville Transportation Authority
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority, an independent state agency serving Duval County, has multi-modal responsibilities.

Products and Press Releases


JTA hosts inaugural Regional Capital Infrastructure Summit

Oct. 18, 2023
The Regional Capital Infrastructure Summit brought together small businesses and prime contractors who were interested in working with the JTA.
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Left to right: Raj Srinath, Kiet Dinh and Anthony Junco.

Jacksonville Transportation Authority hires three to new leadership roles

Sept. 29, 2023
Raj Srinath becomes JTA's senior vice president - CFO, Kiet Dinh has been named vice president — automation and innovation and Anthony Junco has been appointed as JTA's public...
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Autonomous Vehicles

JTA and FSCJ launch new program to expand autonomous vehicle testing on FSCJ’s downtown campus

Sept. 7, 2023
The program builds upon JTA’s and FSCJ's collective efforts to spotlight the city of Jacksonville on transforming mobility and accessibility, improving roadway safety and positively...
Mobile Applications

JTA becomes first transit agency in U.S. to offer Cash App for mobile ticketing

Aug. 2, 2023
The Cash App feature will be integrated through the MyJTA mobile app, allowing riders to pay for all public transportation JTA provides via Cash App.
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Charles D. Frazier

JTA taps Rock Region METRO's Charles D. Frazier to be senior vice president and chief operating officer

Dec. 3, 2021
Frazier will oversee the Transit Operations Division, which includes fixed bus, the First Coast Flyer BRT network, paratransit, regional and alternative mobility services, the...
Artea Rendering

JTA, Corner Lot Living partner on Southbank TOD project

Oct. 14, 2021
ARTEA at Southbank will bring 340 market-rate apartments to Downtown Jacksonville, with direct access to the Kings Avenue Transit Hub and Skyway Station.

Rosa Beckett named JTA vice president of engagement

Oct. 12, 2021
Beckett will oversee JTA's Human Resources and Organizational Development, Marketing, Communications, Customer Engagement, Labor Relations, Training and Development, Investigations...

JTA names Kimberly Dunham as chief of staff

Oct. 6, 2021
Dunham comes to Jacksonville after serving as CEO of TARTA in Toledo, Ohio, since 2019.
Fare Collection

JTA launches expanded reduced fare pilot program

June 24, 2021
Qualified customers can purchase reduced fares through the Token Transit mobile app or through a JTA Reduced Fare STAR Card.

Articles & News

U2C at FSCJ Cecil Center 012 June 2020
Autonomous Vehicles

JTA, FSCJ are looking to the future with AV partnership

Oct. 3, 2023
The organizations are testing autonomous vehicles that are set to launch in downtown Jacksonville in 2025 to bring more mobility to the region.
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TSA Regional Security Director for Surface Operations Mary V. Leftridge Byrd, center, presents the TSA Gold Standard Award to JTA Chair Debbie Buckland, left, JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford at the JTA's March 30 board meeting.
Safety & Security

JTA earns TSA Gold Standard Award for transit security

April 3, 2023
TSA awarded four transit agencies with the award, which recognizes top scores in an annual review of transit security and emergency preparedness elements.
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JTA received delivery of its eighth AV, a WAVE GEM AV from Perrone Robotics.
Autonomous Vehicles

Perrone Robotics delivers WAEV GEM AV to Jacksonville Transportation Authority

July 7, 2022
The WAEV GEM AV will be the eighth AV to enter JTA’s AV Test & Learn Program since 2017.
Autonomous Vehicles

JTA awards U2C Phase 1 contract to Balfour Beatty Vision 2 Reality Team

Phase 1 of the U2C project will bring autonomous vehicle service to the Bay Street Innovation Corridor in downtown Jacksonville.
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Officials cut the ribbon at a bus stop to mark the opening of JTA's First Coast Flyer Orange Line.

JTA begins service on First Coast Flyer Orange Line

The 13-mile BRT route now brings JTA’s BRT system to 58 miles, which is the largest in the Southeast U.S.
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An Ollie 2.0 shuttle at Armsdale.
Autonomous Vehicles

JTA selects Balfour Beatty V2R Team for Bay Street Innovation Corridor

The project serves as the first phase of the JTA’s U2C autonomous vehicle service in downtown Jacksonville.
Goodyear non-pneumatic tires on a Local Motors Olli shuttle.
Bus Tires and Wheels

Goodyear intros airless tires for AV applications

July 14, 2021
The non-pneumatic tire will see its first in-field use on an autonomous shuttle being tested by JTA.
Images courtesy of Paul Comfort
GRTC CEO Julie Timm greets Paul Comfort at their Richmond facility. Paul and his colleague KJ Reynolds were the first outside visitors to the building in a year.

Transit is Resilient

April 20, 2021
While COVID-19 has dealt a gut punch to the public transportation industry in terms of ridership and revenue, transit agencies are resilient and adapting to meet the changing ...
Olli 2.0 will be tested at FSCJ's Cecil Center and is the sixth vehicle to enter JTA's Test & Learn Program.
Autonomous Vehicles

AVs Pave the Way for Future Mobility

Nov. 19, 2020
Through rigorous testing and working directly with OEMS, the JTA is developing its own AV program from the ground up.
Andrew C. Rodgers, P.E., Assistant Vice President – Construction and Engineering, Jacksonville Transportations Authority
40 Under 40

2020 40 Under 40: Andrew C. Rodgers, P.E.

Aug. 18, 2020
Andrew C. Rodgers, P.E., Assistant Vice President – Construction and Engineering, Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA)

Videos & Resources

Compressed Natural Gas: Bringing Sustainable Fuel to Jacksonville, a case study.

CNG: Bringing Sustainable Fuel to Jacksonville

Feb. 8, 2018
With an eye toward savings, cost efficiency and the environment, the JTA commissioned an Alternative Fuels Study to identify viable alternatives to diesel, which recommended CNG...

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JTA’s JRTC at LaVilla certified LEED Gold facility

June 4, 2021
The JRTC was able to achieve innovation credits for enhanced transit accessibility, locally sourced and recycled materials, and enhanced sustainability in design and construction...
Mobile Applications

JTA adds Token Transit mobile payment option

April 8, 2021
Token Transit expands cashless and touchless payment options already offered to customers through the MyJTA App.
Shared Mobility

JTA begins Clay Community Transportation Green Line

April 2, 2021
The Green Line is the fourth route introduced through Clay Community Transportation, a partnership between the JTA and Clay County.
Jta Ev Bus 1
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

JTA welcomes first zero-emission, all-electric GILLIG buses to its fleet

Feb. 3, 2021
The JTA’s Transit Operations Division is working on route planning, testing and commissioning of the buses for revenue service.
The new AV Star for JTA.
Autonomous Vehicles

GreenPower and Perrone Robotics deliver first fully autonomous EV Star to JTA

GreenPower’s EV Star expected to enter full Level 5 Autonomous Service with JTA in early 2021; GreenPower, Perrone and First Transit have signed an agreement to build second fully...
The First and Moore/Valley Forge Station rendering on the King of Prussia Rail's western terminal. The transparent white buildings to the right of the parking garage highlight an opportunity for transit-oriented development near the station.

FTA awards $6.2 million in TOD planning grants

The funding will be distributed among nine projects in seven states.

JTAMobilityWorks project along 5th Street begins

Dec. 3, 2020
The project includes the reconstruction of a half-mile section of existing roadway on 5th Street between Melson Avenue and Huron Street.

JTA, JAXUDA partnership to develop Open Innovation Center at JRTC

Oct. 30, 2020
The 3,900-square-foot Open Innovation Center at JRTC will be located on the second level of the multimodal hub and feature innovation and technology training for entrepreneurs...

JTA receives FPTA Outstanding System award

Oct. 14, 2020
JTA Bus Operator Ronald Parson was also named Bus Operator of the Year and Maintenance Technician Sherman Polydor was named Bus Technician of the Year.