The Oklahoma Transit Association, founded in 1983, is the state's voice of public transportation. OTA is comprised of 25 public transit systems. Of those, 22 are predominantly rural and three are urban. Other members include limited transit systems serving the elderly and handicapped, state agencies, consultants and industry suppliers.
OTA offers leadership in the transportation field through:
- two statewide meetings every year
- a duly elected board of directors assesses the needs of the association & direction of Oklahoma transit policy.
- meetings with state Department of Transportation officials & the Governor's office regarding public transit.
- presenting the transit viewpoint at the state capitol and before the Oklahoma Transportation Commission.
- communication with the state's Congressional delegation about the impact of federal policy on Oklahoma.