Regional Transportation Alliance


Federal Rail head calls for Southeast rail vision to connect to Northeast Corridor

Earlier this month Federal Railroad Administrator Joe Szabo encouraged the development of a unified vision for intercity high performance rail in the Southeast.

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Virtual tour of the City of Carmel with RTA

Check out a short slideshow of the RTA tour of Carmel, IN as part of the 2014 Leadership Briefing and Tour to Carmel and Indianapolis April 27 - 28, 2014. Highlights include examples of land use, urban design, roundabouts, traditional neighborhood design, and more. 

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Letter to the Editor by Tom Looney: Beyond Rail

A letter to the editor by RTA Regional Transit Chair Tom Looney printed in the News & Observer highlights the importance of evaluating bus rapid transit.

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RTA Transit Innovations Series

RTA's expert speaker series has completed seven sessions so far on bus rapid transit and related innovations. 

Click the link below to review presentations and videos from the RTA Transit Innovations Series.

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Regional Calendar

Gold Members

Duke Energy
Forge Communications
Fred Smith Company
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Quintiles Transnational Corporation

RTA Steering Committee

Ed Paradise
RTA 2014 Chair

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Clymer Cease
RTA Immediate Past Chair

Clark Nexsen

Sam Nichols
Freeways and Streets Chair

First Citizens Bank

Tom Looney
RTA Regional Transit Chair


Bruce Sargent
RDU Air Service Chair

IBM Corporation

Randy Lickey
Higher Speed Rail Chair

Williams Mullen

Kathleen Bentley
Membership Development chair

Fidelity Investments

Steve Brechbiel


Roger Friedensen

Forge Communications

Maeve Gardner


Aaron Guyton

Fairway Outdoor Advertising

Liz Rooks

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

Jule Smith

Fred Smith Company

Howard Johnson

Cary Chamber of Commerce

Aaron Nelson

Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

Casey Steinbacher

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

Harvey Schmitt

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce