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North American Transit Alliance is a group of private sector companies that operate transit systems in the U.S. and Canada. Our mission is to provide a voice for our members and their employees who play a crucial role in public transportation. Learn more »

NATA Members Operate Transit Systems in Over 600 Cities in 46 States and 5 Provinces

Every day our members transport millions of people to jobs, school, medical centers, retail stores and more.

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Good Jobs, Strong Partnerships

of our member workforce is represented by unions
of U.S. transit agencies contract with the private sector

Our North American Impact

of our transportation workforce
NATA accounts for 70,000+ transit employees
Nearly 700 million annual passenger trips

Moving Mobility Forward in a New Reality

NATA was formed to advocate for private contracting, and the transit agencies and employees which depend on its member companies. The organization supports the development of new business models that shape the transit industry and help ensure its resiliency for the future.

Private contractors support clients with ambitious new projects such as autonomous vehicles, microtransit, and technology to improve operations and service quality.

Latest Updates

The North American Transit Alliance (NATA) has elected Transdev CEO Laura Hendricks to the chair of its board of directors.…

The Board of Directors for the North American Transit Alliance (NATA) has elected Transdev CEO Laura Hendricks to the position…

Though the goals of the alliance have not changed, the recently approved mission and vision statements will serve as the guidelines for the alliance moving forward.

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