The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Public Transportation Section has published the Louisiana Transit Resource Guide to inform citizens, public officials, administrators, transit managers, and other interested parties about the availability of public transportation in Louisiana.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also part of the membership.
The Community Transit Association of America (CTAA) consists of organizations and individuals who support creating mobility for all Americans regardless of where they live or work. The Association believes there are many paths to creating that mobility. This is one of the reasons our membership includes community transit providers, public transit agencies, organizations providing health care, employment services, governments of all kinds, college and university planners, private bus companies, taxi operators, people concerned with the special mobility needs of those with disabilities, manufacturers and many other organizations who share a commitment to mobility.
The Federal Transit Administration's(FTA) Office of Safety and Security is responsible for guiding the development and implementation of programs and initiatives to continually improve the safety and security of transit passengers, employees, and community members who come into contact with public transportation systems. A cornerstone in meeting this mission is the Bus and Security Program and its associated Website of safety, security and emergency preparedness guidance, tools and technical assistance resources. Bus and Security Program
The Federal Transit Administration Region 6 (FTA Region 6) believes that customer service is our premier priority.
Rural Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) is a program of the Federal Transit Administration dedicated to creating rural transit solutions through technical assistance, partner collaboration and FREE training and other transit industry products.
The South West Transit Association (SWTA) is a regional transit association serving eight states – Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. SWTA's mission is to provide a community of education, communication, and advocacy to strengthen our members and their ability to better provide public transportation services and products in the communities they serve.
The Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) provides you access to public transportation-related research, reports, and products from the Transportation Research Board (TRB). TCRP publications are available for free on the website.