Please join us for MRTA Legislative Day!
When – Tuesday, February 13th at 10:30 a.m. Please remember to allow enough time to park and to enter the Capitol. Getting through security will take anywhere from 5 minutes to 30 minutes depending on the lines. It is just like airport security so dress accordingly and leave purses and other non-essential items in the trunk of your car. Identification is NOT required to enter.
Cannot Attend Legislative Day? Participate in Capitol Blitz Day! Click here to find out more.
RSVP – You must RSVP to the MRTA office by calling toll free 1-877-366-6782 so we can make sure we have enough material for everyone who will be attending. Please RSVP by February 9th.
Make an Appointment with your Legislators – If you plan to attend, we encourage you to contact your Representative and Senator today to make an appointment to meet with them on February 13th. Click here to find your legislators and their contact information.
Parking – There is parking around the Capitol building. Click here for a map of all public parking lots around the Capitol Complex.
Entering the Building – There are two entrances to the Capitol. The first is the main entrance on the first floor in the carriage tunnel on the south side of the building. The second entrance is on the west side of the building, take the stairs to the first-floor entrance.
Registration – When you arrive, find the MRTA information tables in the first floor Rotunda area. We will provide you with our “Issues of Importance” which is information on current legislation. We will also provide you with information on the locations of legislators’ offices. Please know who your legislators are before you arrive! Click here to find your legislators.
What to Wear – Wear RED! Also, to help keep security lines moving please leave purses and other non-essential items in the trunk of your car. Identification is NOT required to enter.
Meals – Meals are on your own. Lunch will not be provided. Sorry!!! Click here for a list of restaurants in the downtown area.
Reimbursement – MRTA will pay mileage of 27.5 cents per mile for cars with 3 or more people. We want to encourage carpooling.