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MPTA's mission is to advocate for public transit systems.

MPTA speaks out for transit systems and transit riders across the State of Minnesota. MPTA advocates for high-quality transit service that is accessible and available to everyone. Our mission is to support transportation alternatives that improve the quality of life for people in communities large and small, urban, suburban and rural.

MPTA speaks out for transit systems and transit riders across the State of Minnesota


MPTA is the only statewide coalition of transit systems, and transit advocates that provides the latest information on transit activities, provides in-depth research on key issues, hosts training sessions and events - including the Annual Minnesota Public Transit Conference - and advocates for transit with elected officials at both the state and federal levels.

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  • Act as the statewide voice of public transit at the Minnesota legislature and with Minnesota's congressional delegation.

  • Support a network of professionals where ideas and experiences can be exchanged.

  • Provide a forum to discuss and study issues that affect the industry.

  • Support and enhance the operations of public transit services.