Deadline Soon for Leadership APTA Applications!


The deadline to submit applications for the 27th Leadership APTA class is May 24! Leadership APTA is tasked with developing visionary and transformative senior and executive leaders for the public transportation industry.

Since the inaugural class, approximately 660 APTA members have participated in Leadership APTA. Twelve recent graduates have been named CEOs of transit organizations, and 68 percent of recent graduates now serve in C-Suite positions. Many have served on APTA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Others have served in leadership roles on APTA committees and special task forces.

The Leadership APTA Committee will select up to 35 individuals from APTA member organizations to participate in the year-long program. Each APTA member organization may submit one candidate. Members of the Class of 2025 will be selected and notified by the middle of August.

Learn more and apply here. For questions, contact Joseph Niegoski at