The Ohio Public Transit Association (OPTA) is a professional association which provides leadership, resources, support and technical assistance to public and private transit agencies in Ohio.

OPTA’s mission is to act as a unified voice advocating and strengthening the role of public transportation in improving the quality of life for all Ohio citizens.  OPTA’s role in achieving the best possible transit system in Ohio is to be:

  • a respected voice in legislative affairs
  • an effective influence on public policy and a builder of active coalitions for transit
  • an internal communicator of legislative professional and technical information
  • an external communicator with news media government and civic leaders
  • an organization dedicated to achieving its goals while embracing the highest ethical standards