A special congratulations to Ozark Regional Transit for winning a Hit The Spot Award for a electronic media marketing campaign under $500,000.  Phil Pumphrey, ORT Executive Director accepts award with Kristen Joyner, SWTA Executive Director. (above)

This year's South West Transit Association Spotlight Awards luncheon was held September 21, 2010 in Tempe, Arizona.

The Spotlight Award honors outstanding work for a total transit marketing campaign. The award recognizes a total mixed-media marketing campaign that shows a unifying strategy, purpose or theme. This is typically an awareness building or educational campaign. In addition, Hit the Spot Awards are given to honor outstanding work for single and/or new transit marketing projects.

Look into your agency'sopportunities for these awards in 2011!

About SWTA

SWTA is a regional transit association representing: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

SWTA was formed in 1979 to represent transit agencies and others interested in public transit issues. Our mission is to assist members in maintaining and improving their ability to provide quality public transportation services.

SWTA membership is open to: transit agencies (urban and rural), state transit associations, state departments of transportation, municipalities, transit consultants, and transit manufacturers and suppliers.

Learn more about SWTA @ www.swta.org