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October 16, 2017
Benefits of Joining The Alliance Today!
  • Be a part of the collective voice to promote and advocate for transit friendly legislation in South Carolina. Over the last year we have engaged a public relations firm to work with the Alliance on the development of a new message – a message that focuses on transit’s importance in connecting people to business and industry, job training and supporting economic development. 
  • Keep up to date on the latest news and legislation which could impact YOU. News on pending legislation that would require RTA’s to provide free transit to qualifying veterans, an anticipated AG ruling on the composition of RTA Boards and other actions at the state level that could impact YOU. 
  • Discount member rates to Alliance events. Events include the Alliance’s Annual Conference in February 2015 featuring many valuable training programs for all aspects of transit planning and operations, statewide Driver and Mechanics Roadeo, held in conjunction with the conference, providing recognition, networking and new, weekend training classes for those important members of our transit industry, and members-only training opportunities including a Maintenance Plan Workshop, which will send participants home with an FTA-compliant maintenance plan customized for their operation.
  • Access to peer expertise in numerous areas. Peer networks include involvement with the SC Chamber of Commerce on behalf of transit statewide and developing a relationship with business leaders on behalf of transit through that channel; Periodic meetings with the leadership of SCDOT to advocate for transit’s place at the table in discussing infrastructure; A place at the table with the State Public and Human Services Transit Coordinating Council, which is studying alternate models for human service transportation coordination and brokerage. 

Membership Type

Transit System Member $0-$500K

Person, firm, or corporations, trustees, or receivers, municipal or other governmental agencies, operating any form of organized public transit system within the boundaries of SC with an annual budget between $0 and $500,000

$150

Transit System Member $500K-$1M

Person, firm, or corporations, trustees, or receivers, municipal or other governmental agencies, operating any form of organized public transit system within the boundaries of SC with an annual budget between $500,000 and $1,000,000

$200

Transit System Member $1M-$3M

Person, firm, or corporations, trustees, or receivers, municipal or other governmental agencies, operating any form of organized public transit system within the boundaries of SC with an annual budget between $1,000,000 and $3,000,000

$250

Transit System Member $3M +

Person, firm, or corporations, trustees, or receivers, municipal or other governmental agencies, operating any form of organized public transit system within the boundaries of SC with an annual budget greater than $3,000,000

$300

Large Business

Organizations engaged in supplying goods and services, professional consultation services, publishing periodicals, and organizations engaged in providing transportation services for profit with gross annual receipts greater than $750,000

$400

Small Business/DBE

Organizations engaged in supplying goods and services, professional consultation services, publishing periodicals, and organizations engaged in providing transportation services for profit with gross annual receipts less than $750,000

$150

Non-Public Specialized

Any public or private entity that performs human service transportation but does not provide any public transportation

$150

Associate

Students, retirees and individuals not representing any specific agency or advocacy group.

$35

Government

Agencies or local or regional levels of government have responsibility for the planning and/or development of agencies, which are primarily responsible for operating transit systems

$250

Affiliate

Consist of associated railroads, public interest groups, legislative representatives, publishers, educational institutions, and other organizations with an interest in transit.

$150

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