Raleigh Transit Authority

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January Meetings:

January 5 January 6 January 7 January 14
Route Committee Finance & Policy Committee Marketing Committee RTA Board Meeting

Meeting Schedule

The Raleigh Transit Authority (RTA) conducts regularly scheduled, monthly business meetings. All Authority meetings are open to the public. The dates and locations of all Authority meetings are publicized. Regular business meetings are normally scheduled at 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month, September through May. Occasional, special "called" meetings may be held. The Authority also encourages public input.

Raleigh Transit Authority, RTA Finance, RTA Route and RTA Marketing Committee meeting dates can be found on the City of Raleigh's Event Calendar.

Raleigh Transit Authority Schedule
     
January 14, 2021 May 13, 2021 September 9, 2021
February 11, 2021 June 10, 2021 October 14, 2021
March 11, 2021 July 8, 2021 November 11, 2021
April 8, 2021 August 12, 2021 December 9, 2021

Currently, RTA meetings are held virtually. You can view the broadcast live on RTN 11, the City’s live stream page, and YouTube

January 14 Meeting:

  • The January 14, 2021 meeting of the Raleigh Transit Authority will be a remote meeting held virtually. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. Public Comment begins at 4 p.m. View the January agenda.
  • If you'd like to submit a comment for the upcoming virtual meeting, please email GoRaleigh@raleighnc.gov no later than noon on January 14. 
  • The meeting may be viewed live via RTN 11, the City’s live stream page, and YouTube

The General Assembly has approved the use of remote meetings during the statewide COVID-19 state of emergency pursuant to Session Law 2020-3, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 166A-19.24. The remote meetings of the City Council and the City Boards will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of that statute.

Meeting Minutes

Recent Minutes

Public Participation

 If you'd like to submit a comment for an upcoming virtual meeting, please email GoRaleigh@raleighnc.gov

Purpose

Established in the City Code to set general policy within funding and budgeting parameters approved by the Raleigh City Council. The Authority is comprised of nine citizens who are appointed by the Raleigh City Council. Authority members serve for two year terms without pay.

Established by Ordinance No. (1975)-1.

Route Committee

  • Meeting Schedule: First Tuesday at 11 a.m. 
  • Members: Chair - Nathan Spencer, Christopher Jones, Sara Prado, Ex-Officio - Tolulope Omokaiye

Studies questions dealing with routes, services, passenger amenities.

Route Committee Schedule
     
January 5, 2021 May 4, 2021 September 7, 2021
February 2, 2021 June 1, 2021 October 5, 2021
March 2, 2021 July 6, 2021 November 2, 2021
April 6, 2021 August 3, 2021 December 7, 2021

Finance and Policy Committee

  • Meeting Schedule: First Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.
  • Members: Michael Stevenson - Chair, Daniel Coleman, Morris Cook, Joshua Gill, Tolulope Omokaiye - Ex-Officio

Reviews any budget/financial issues referred from the Transit Authority and other sub-committees as well as studies questions/policies related to transit and the GoRaleigh Access program.

Finance and Policy Committee Schedule
     
January 6, 2021 May 5, 2021 September 1, 2021
February 3, 2021 June 2, 2021 October 6, 2021
March 3, 2021 July 7, 2021 November 3, 2021
April 7, 2021 August 4, 2021 December 1, 2021

Marketing Committee

  • Meeting Schedule: First Thursday at 1 p.m.
  • Members: Chair - Karen Rindge, Brian Burnett, Tolulope Omokaiye - Ex-Officio

Formulates annual marketing program for Transit Authority approval and monitors program execution by staff.

Marketing Committee Schedule
     
January 7, 2021 May 6, 2021 September 1, 2021
February 4, 2021 June 3, 2021 October 7, 2021
March 4, 2021 July 1, 2021 November 4, 2021
April 1, 2021 August 5, 2021 December 2, 2021

Members

Raleigh Transit Authority Members
       
Corey Branch
City Council Liaison
Christopher Jones Daniel Coleman Joshua Gill
Tolulope Omokaiye
Chair
Karen Rindge Morris Cook Sara Prado 
Alternate
Nathan Spencer
Vice Chair
Michael Stevenson Brian Burnett