Associate Members

Strengthening partnerships with the public transit industry

Why Be an Associate Member?

WSTA recognizes the importance of supporting Associate Members and aims to provide them with quality benefits, services, and networking opportunities. Be a part of the Voice of Public Transit in Washington.


Information & Connections

  • Receive news from the WSTA Weekly and Vendor Email distribution
  • Supporter of ensuring a strong advocacy public transit voice on funding and policy
  • Exposure of your company on our website, events and other promotions                                                                    


  • Discounted vendor registration for WSTA Events
  • Priority reservation and booth placement at WSTA Events
  • Electronic copies of event attendee lists (with attendance at event)
  • High-quality, dedicated vendor attendee time at events                                     

Join | Learn | Engage
Become a member and be a part of WSTA

Annual Associate Membership Dues:

Membership Plan


Individual - $50

Industry retirees, students or anyone interested in supporting public transportation when not representing any specific agency/business or advocacy group.


Non-Profit/Government - $200

Community human services, nonprofit transportation, and tribal transportation providers. Non-Profits or non-transit related government entities; federal, State and local government organizations (except WSDOT), metropolitan & rural planning organizations.

*Non-Profit provider Associate Members are eligible to participate in the State Roadeo                                                   


Business - $400

Business firms, vendors, corporations, private transportation providers, professional consultants, planning consulting and law firms who engage in providing support or products to public transit industry.


Transit Agency Outside WA

Transit Agencies outside of Washington are welcome and encouraged to join WSTA's Associate Member Program. WSTA TAAM's receive additional benefits beyond other Associate Membership Levels including the ability to attend all WSTA Committees and compete in the State Roadeo.
TAMM dues vary depending on operating size.


Questions? Email Melanie Espinoza at

Gillig attends and sponsors WSTA's multiple vendor events every year, which are well attended and considered some of the best shows in the Transit Industry. We look forward to them every year.

-Lee Petersen, NW Regional Sales Manager

Current Associate Members


*Please note Associate Member renewal invoices are being sent out. If you have questions, please contact Melanie at



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