KPTA is your voice in Kansas and Washington. KPTA represents its members' interests on all key state and federal transit-related issues. KPTA acts as your advocate on issues that matter most to you, such as transit funding, rulemaking, and state and federal transportation plans. KPTA's education and outreach efforts have played a vital role in advocating an increase in the number of state and federal dollars invested in the Kansas transit industry. Consider as an extension of your own staff. Our Legislative Updates and Washinton Alerts keep you up-to-date with all that is happening.
KPA is dedicated to supporting you with opportunities for building knowledge and skills. Each year KPTA hosts an Annual Conference and provides information on numerous other workshops and webinars focusing on a wide range of public transportation topics. Aside from our top-notch educational program at the annual meeting, KPTA's meeting provides you the opportunity to network with industry professionals and exchange ideas and information.
KPTA keeps you on top of the latest news and information through reports, KPTA's website and ongoing e-mail updates which keep you abreast of what is happening around the industry, at FTA, and at CTAA and APTA. KPTA is a member of both the Community Transportation Association of America and the American Public Transportation Association. KPTA is represented at these industry meetings, including the annual legislative conference in Washington, and we provide you timely reports on these activities.
KPTA is a voluntary association 501(c)(6) of Kansas public transportation operators and agencies interested in public transportation issues. KPTA also includes among its members businesses across the U.S. who do business with the public transportation industry. KPTA currently has members in 21 states and Canada.