Monday, December 4, 2023

Amtrak free companion with roomette

Amtrak will give a free companion ticket for those booking a roomette by Dec. 8 for travel from January 3 through March 27. Use code C103.


Saturday, December 2, 2023

Learn and Feed Back!

There are several opportunities for us to learn about what's happening at the city level concerning walking, biking, and taking the bus. Please try to attend one or more if you can. Also, would you be interested in joining a panel to talk about Transit Equity in early February? If yes, please email

But first, please come on Thursday, December 14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Talk Transit with MTU staff at the Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 South 6th Street (accessibly via #1 or Circulators). The event is hosted by the MTU, but LATA will have a table there. Can you help staff it? Please email or call 608-315-2693 if yes!

There are a couple of city meetings coming up that the public may attend.
  • On Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 8:30 a.m., the city's Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will meet in the Council Chambers at City Hall AND online. The agenda is available at least 24 hours before the meeting and includes the link to attend online. Learn more here:
  • On Tuesday, December 12 at 4:00 p.m., the city's MTU Board will meet online at 4:00 p.m. Find more information, agendas, and link to attend at

Our LATA leaders meeting will be on Wednesday, December 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. We'll talk about Transit Equity Days plans (Jan. 29 through Feb. 4) and what we want to do in 2024. Please join us if you can! Call or email for the link to join.

We would love to include more communities in our recognition of Transit Equity Days (TED), Jan. 29 through Feb. 4. Without access to good transit, many people are left our of life. We are building a week of transit/equity-related programs and events. If your group, organization, faith community, non-profit, or business would like to support TED, please email or call.

Remember, the Transportation for Amerca Transportation Camp Unconference happens on Saturday, January 6. This is a great chance to hear good ideas from around the country, connect with other transit advocates, and listen to fantastic speakers. The keynoter will be Veronica O. Davis, Transportation Manager, City of Houston. Her new book, Inclusive Transporation: A Manifesto for Repairing Divided Communities is a must-read! Get more information and register for the online conference here: