Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) and SunLine Transit Agency Recognized for Excellence in Transit – Awarded As 2023 Outstanding Public Transportation Systems
Please join California Transit Works as we honor the remarkable achievements of the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) and SunLine Transit Agency in public transportation! These two California transit agencies received highest honors from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) on October 10, 2023, acknowledging their unwavering commitment to enhancing public transit.
AC Transit and their frontline workers represented by Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 192 have been honored with APTA’s 2023 Outstanding Public Transportation System Award for their exceptional service to communities, serving 15 million or fewer passengers annually. AC Transit and ATU Local 192’s high road training partnership, Partners In Action, is one of the founders of CTW. This award reflects their remarkable collaboration on the frontlines, emphasizing the pivotal role of strong partnerships in advancing the quality and accessibility of public transportation. AC Transit also received APTA’s AdWheel Grand Award for marketing and communication efforts with their workforce development video, ”Recruitment: Live Your Best Life”, highlighting the impact of AC Transit’s good union jobs and career opportunities on entry level frontline workers.
SunLine Transit Agency, in partnership with ATU Local 1277, has been recognized for their dedication to excellence in transit, with a particular focus on communities with 3 million or fewer annual passenger trips. This award reflects their shared commitment to improving transit services and fostering innovation. SunLine Transit Agency and ATU Local 1277 are one of eight new High Road Training Partnership (HRTP) sites in central and southern California. CTW is honored to be working closely with them to formally establish their high road training partnership and programs.
We wish AC Transit and SunLine Transit Agency continued success and look forward to our ongoing collaboration in further developing their high road training partnerships (HRTPs)! For more information about their achievements:
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