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NAPTA: Public Transportation Advocates in Action

What is NAPTA?

NAPTA (National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates) is a national organization representing grassroots transit coalitions, grassroots transit rider organizations and advocates that support increasing investment in public transportation.

Objectives

  • To create a diverse, committed, and visible national alliance of local public transit coalitions.
  • To generate a heightened level of advocacy through constituent visits, calls, e-mails, and letters at necessary and appropriate times in the congressional decision-making process.
  • To link local transit coalitions with new advocacy tools and resources.

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Webinar Series: Six Stops to Success

NAPTA and the Center for Transportation Excellence are excited to announce part three of our free webinar training series that run from November 2015 - September 2016. These webinars are designed to provide advocates and transportation organizations with the necessary tools to take a transportation ballot measure from an idea to a winning proposition.

This year’s sessions include:

  • Transit Election Trends - November 10, 2015
  • Big Ambitions? Start Local - January 12, 2016
  • Building Support and Combating Critics - March 8, 2016
  • Partnering with Local Officials - May 10, 2016
  • Data, Polling and Campaign Intelligence - July 12, 2016
  • Video Advocacy - September 12, 2016

More information at: www.cfte.org/six-stops  

View our most recent webinar

On November 10, 2015, Marnie Primmer, NAPTA Chair, moderated a webinar with Jason Jordan, Executive Director, Center for Transportation Excellence; Bill Scheel, Partner, Javelina; and Abby Albrecht, Director, Utah Transportation Coalition, Salt Lake Chamber on transit election trends for 2015. Panelists discussed how transportation ballot measures fared this election season and how communities are using ballot measures to improve transit systems nationwide. A recording of the webinar is now available here.

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