NEWS & SOCIAL
STA supports a higher level of authorization for Regional
Transit Bonds to help meet demand.
STA providers have many projects waiting for funding to maintain facilities, replace old buses, and to expand service to meet demand.
STA Supports a the 2-year authorization for Regional Transit Bonds.
Explore options for providers to keep revenue in communities.
A crucial priority for the STA providers is maintaining support for the BUS system.
Reauthorize the statutory floor for the current RAMVSTfunding of .35% for Suburban Providers.
As a part of increased funding, the Suburban providers request $6 million for service modernization and expansion.
Providing transit opportunities for suburb-to-suburb commuters will be critical to serve expanding population and job centers.
The funding will allow for the expansion of service, including local connections, and the purchase of vehicles to fund the service.
Vehicles being used on existing demonstration service are retired buses that require frequent maintenance and higher risks breakdown that cause service interruptions and/or delays.
Require a collaborative decision making process, inclusive of all providers for operational or gate assignment changes at regional facilities, such as Marquette/2nd transit corridors.
STA supports the right of its governing bodies to makeoperational decisions. This includes the determination of which buses to purchase to best serve their customers.
STA Providers are in the best position to determine which type of vehicles best meet their needs in terms of safety, efficiency and quality.