News & Events

Media requests should be directed to:

Jacki Lenners
3773 N Kaspar Dr.
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
Phone: 928-679-8933
Email: jlenners@naipta.az.gov


Flagstaff voters approve Proposition 411, Mountain Line funding continues

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (November 8, 2016) – The results of the November 8 general election have been tabulated, and Flagstaff voters have approved a continuation of the Mountain Line transit tax through 2030, with 71 percent of voters in support. The current transit tax sunsets in 2020, and Flagstaff City Council voted to put Proposition 411…

Mountain Line and CCC partner on new pilot pass program

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (August 25, 2016) – The Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) and Coconino Community College (CCC) boards of directors have entered into a one-year agreement to provide Mountain Line transit passes to all CCC students and employees. This pilot program, which will end on August 31, 2017, is the innovative solution that…

NAIPTA and North Country Launch Two New Vanpools

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (February 18, 2016) – North Country HealthCare is the first employer to sign up for the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority’s (NAIPTA) new commuter vanpool program, taking delivery of two vehicles this week. While an employee-initiated vanpool of pharmacists traveling between Flagstaff and the Winslow Indian Health Center has been going for…

NAIPTA named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (December 17, 2015) – The League of American Bicyclists recognized the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFBSM) award, joining more than 1,090 visionary businesses from across the country. With the announcement of 43 new and renewing BFBs, NAIPTA joins a cutting-edge group of more than…

Mountain Line Expands Transit Options for Students

Families looking for a safe and reliable transportation option for students to get to and from school and other activities will have more options next school year as Mountain Line expands routes to better serve K-12 students. Beginning August 2, Mountain Line will introduce deviated fixed route service during the school year on Routes 2…

Mountain Line Student Bus Passes – The Cool Ride to School

Do you have a child attending a charter school not offering traditional bus service, or one whose extracurricular activities don’t line up with the school bus schedule? Are you attending college, but don’t have access to a vehicle? Mountain Line public transit is the perfect solution to these problems, with cost-saving student bus passes for…

NAIPTA Recognized as Best Public Transportation System in the U.S.

The Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) was recognized with the highest honor a transit system can receive, winning the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2013 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award. This award, which is in the category of providing fewer than four million passenger trips annually, marks the first time NAIPTA has…

Erika Mazza Named NAIPTA Deputy General Manager

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (October 19, 2015) – Erika Mazza has been tapped to fill the newly-created Deputy General Manager position at the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA). Mazza most recently served as NAIPTA’s Interim General Manager while CEO & General Manager Jeff Meilbeck took a leave of absence to step in as the City…

NAIPTA receives $2.8 million in grant funding for facility expansion

With the receipt of a $2.8 million grant, NAIPTA has secured all of the necessary funding for a facility expansion project that will accommodate future growth as ridership and demand for transit services in Flagstaff increases. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced this week that NAIPTA successfully applied for and received $2,825,453 in Federal…

NAIPTA adding amenities to accommodate growing ridership

On the heels of recording the highest-ever month of transit ridership, the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) and the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO) are investing in Flagstaff’s transit future by adding amenities for this growing ridership. NAIPTA saw a record ridership of more than 210,000 trips in October 2013, also marking only…