Passenger Transport‘s classified ads are the marketplace for public transportation. Every two weeks, public transit systems and businesses come to Passenger Transport to place requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements. And they get results.

All classified ads that appear in the print version of Passenger Transport also appear in the electronic version, and are posted on the website (online only posting is not available).  Passenger Transport classified ads reach an audience of more than 20,000.

To Place An Ad

For quickest placement, e-mail your ad and the requested date(s) of publication to; you will be contacted in 1-3 business days.

Ad copy is NOT accepted by phone.

Classified Ad Due Dates

​View the 2021 calendar of Passenger Transport and due dates to submit an ad.


The deadline for receipt of classified advertising is 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard/Daylight Time, 10 calendar days prior to the publication date. Holiday and special edition deadlines are posted in Passenger Transport in advance of an early close.


APTA Member APTA Non-Member
1 Insertion* $1.65 per word $1.90 per word
Multiple insertions*
(with no copy change)
$1.50 per word $1.70 per word
Display classifieds/
column inch rate
$80.00 $95.00
Minimum charge $95.00 $95.00
Logo Placement (per issue) $45.00 $45.00
Affidavits $3.50 $3.50
Blind box fee $25.00 $25.00



Ads are invoiced within two weeks of publication. Payment is due within 30 days of invoice date.


Call Mitchell Wood at 202-496-4806 or email​​​

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