Topeka wins ridership award from FTA

TOPEKA, KS ( September 11, 2023) -- As part of the 2023 Kansas Public Transit Association/Midwest Transit Conference, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region VII honored Topeka Metro for increased ridership. The awards ceremony took place in Kansas City, Missouri at the Westin Crown Center on Friday, September 8, 2023.


Representatives with the Federal Transit Association Region VII were on hand to honor public transit organizations from Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri. Mokhtee Ahmed, FTA Regional 7 Regional Administrator, presented the award to Topeka Metro General Manager Bob Nugent for the Award of Excellence for highest urban public transit systems with populations less than 200,000 for the 2021 fiscal year.