California Transit Association


Advocacy Collateral

Public transportation in California supports the state’s economic, energy and environmental goals – fostering a better quality of life and economic prosperity. In increasing numbers, people are using public transportation, and local communities are expanding public transit services. Every segment of California’s society – individuals, families, communities, and businesses – benefits from public transportation.

Here are some of the latest resources documenting facts, figures and the many benefits of transit:

Public Transit: An Essential Service (May 2013)

The Association's "Transit Works" brochure (produced in 2011)

2019 Public Transportation Fact Book*

Public Transportation Protects Americans from Gas Price Volatility*

The Case for Business Investment in Public Transportation*

"Driving Change: Reducing Vehicle Miles Traveled" - a report by the Public Policy Institute of California

How Transit Benefits People Who Do Not Ride It


* Produced by the American Public Transportation Association