Exclusive Members Only Events
Held throughout the year, DCTMA coordinates FREE members-only events, which focus on our members related to the transportation industry. It’s a chance for our members to get together, while learning something new and having fun too! We recently arranged an insider tour of PennDOT’s Traffic Control Center, and had the opportunity to see a live demonstration of how it operates. Plus, we learned more about PennDOT’s future plans for the state’s highway construction.
High School Seat Belt Challenge
Participating schools will compete for a $500 cash prize and the Seat Belt Challenge plaque. The $500 prize goes to the school that is most improved in seat belt use. All participating organizations will receive the sponsored t-shirts for their student members. The DCTMA will provide High School Seat Belt Challenge t-shirts with the logos of our sponsors on the back, and the students in the participating school organizations wear them in school to assist them with their efforts, these t-shirts will be seen by over 13,000 faculty and students at the high schools within Delaware County.
Legislative Breakfast & Board Meeting
This annual meeting brings together more than 100 attendees, including DCTMA board executives, as well as member and non-member companies. Attendees learn about current transportation initiatives, and hear from elected officials from federal, state and local government. Past speakers have included: Congressman Pat Meehan, State Senate Transportation Chair John Rafferty, State Senate Transportation Committee member Senator Pileggi, State Representatives and members of County Council.
Employment and Career EXPO
For nearly two decades, DCTMA has partnered with County Council, the Chamber of Commerce, CareerLink and the Commerce Center to offer an opportunity for area companies to meet with perspective employees. The event typically attracts more than 40 vendors and over 500 job seekers. Beginning 2015, the event now features even more opportunities for the unemployed, under-employed, and students (high school and college) to find jobs and careers.
Municipalities Conference & Trade Show
2017 is the 15th year for DCTMA’s signature event, the only meeting in Delaware County inviting all 49 municipalities. The Delaware County Coastal Zone, Incident Management and DCTMA board meetings are held in the morning. Dozens of vendors supporting municipality needs exhibit on the showroom floor. Past keynote speakers have included the Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation, State Senate Transportation Chair, Deputy Secretaries of Planning, Public Transit and Transportation. The panel discussion features high-ranking officials from PennDOT, DVRPC, County Planning, and other transportation professionals. This unique event regularly attracts over 200 attendees.
Bike To Work
DCTMA’s Bike to Work Day is held in May to coincide with National Bike to Work Day. The event promotes alternative means of commuting to and from work, while offering cyclists refreshments, free giveaways, raffle prizes, safety information, and more. The DCTMA takes the lead with the planning and organizing of this event with support from the county’s Planning Department. The event is supported through sponsorship, as well as donations of raffle prizes, food, and beverages.
Annual Board and Membership Meeting & Lunch
The final board meeting for the fiscal year is combined with a networking opportunity, giving our members and perspective members an opportunity to mingle and share ideas. The event includes the announcement of the newly elected DCTMA Board for the coming fiscal year, as well as the DCTMA Award presentations to outstanding member businesses.