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


Mountain Line Receives National Recognition for Marketing Program

MOUNTAIN LINE RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR MARKETING PROGRAM FLAGSTAFF, AZ (October 19, 2017) – The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) presented Mountain Line with an AdWheel Grand Award at its annual meeting in Atlanta, GA last week, recognizing the agency’s marketing and communications efforts around the Proposition 411 Transit Tax Renewal educational campaign. The awards…

Mountain Line Detours for City Construction

Beginning in May 2017, the City of Flagstaff will conduct several large-scale road improvement projects that will impact Mountain Line service. In order to communicate stop closures and relocations to our riders, we will provide a weekly construction update and maps, highlighting the effected stops.

Mountain Line Makes Getting to School Easy and Convenient

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (July 18, 2017) – It’s officially back-to-school season, and Mountain Line student semester and annual transit passes are an essential part of the school supply checklist. Mountain Line offers a safe and reliable transportation option for students to get to and from school and other activities. There are eight routes traversing Flagstaff, stopping…

Mountain Line Sets Ridership Record, Breaks 2 Million Riders

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (July 25, 2017) – Mountain Line made ridership history in Fiscal Year 2017, breaking the 2 million rider mark for the first time in the agency’s history, and surpassing the previous record by nearly 8 percent. The official ridership tally for July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 was 2,077,057. When Mountain Line…

NAIPTA receives $200K planning grant to support Highway 180 congestion mitigation efforts

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (April 7, 2017) – On the heels of Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott’s “Grappling with Gridlock” forum, the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) was awarded a $200,000 Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) grant to develop an implementation plan for the Highway 180 corridor. Supervisor Babbott, who also serves as the NAIPTA…

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…

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…

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…

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…