Membership Rates

Members represent public transit systems, private and non-profit transportation providers, suppliers, consultants, and government representatives. Member fees apply only to operating budget or sales in Ontario. For a list of OPTA members, please visit our OPTA Member Links page.

Transit System Member

Any entity or individual which operates a public transit or community transportation service in Ontario and includes any non-profit or government agency operating a public transit service on a not-for-profit basis.

Business Member *

Any corporation or entity engaged in the manufacture, sale and/or provision of equipment, supplies or services to the industry and includes a for-profit private corporation or entity operating a public transit service in Ontario under contract to a government agency.

* For more information on why business members should join OPTA, please see Benefits of OPTA Membership for Business Members Adobe PDF Adobe PDF (104 KB).


Any federal, provincial or municipal government department, ministry or agency having an interest in the transit or community transportation sector and which is not otherwise eligible to join as a Transit System or Business member. Government representatives are encouraged to contact us to discuss how they can become involved in OPTA.

Affiliate Member

Any corporation, agency or individual interested in or affiliated with the transit/community transportation sector and not otherwise eligible under any of the other three membership categories.  Affiliate members may also include an individual enrolled in a post-secondary education program related to the public and/or private transit/community transportation industry.

Membership Fee Schedule

Member Category Transportation Operating Budget or Net Sales Annual Fee*

Transit System

$100,000,000 or more $5510
$10,000,000 to $99,999,999 $2750
$1,000,000 to $9,999,999 $1100
$999,999 or less $560
Affiliate Not applicable $560

* Fees do not include HST. New member applications after July 1 each year are pro-rated.

Application Form

If you are interested in becoming a member of OPTA, please complete this application form.