The California Transit Association
was founded 1965 and is a Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation filed as a 501(c)(6)- "Business League."
The California Transit Association is an organization advocating for improved transit operations in the state of California. The organization fights for pro-transit policies, works to maintain a balanced transit system, and promote increased funding for transit systems.
Mission and vision statement
- Mission:"Support the needs of California's public transit systems through advocacy and education."
- Vision:"Fully funded, efficient, and effective public transit systems operating in a balanced transportation network."
The California Transit Association is governed by an "elected 25-member Executive Committee comprised of public transit system members, transit industry supplier members, governing board members and one transit support group representative." Each term for executives are two years long and every transit system is allowed one vote during elections. Members are also allowed to join internal policy-setting committees and external member service to gain a voice in the organization.
- ↑ California Transit Association, "Vision, Mission and Core Values," accessed March 23, 2011
- ↑ California Transit Association, "About the California Transit Association," accessed March 23, 2011
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 California Transit Association, "Vision, Mission and Core Values," accessed March 23, 2011
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 California Transit Association, "Governance," March 23, 2011