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ATAP was founded in 1976 as a special member company of the Consortium for the exercise of local public transport in the city of Pordenone and its catchment area.
In 1993 ATAP took over the routes covered by Autovie Pupin Ltd, a company of Spilimbergo and in 1998 it purchased a number of controlling shares of Autolinee Giordani Srl, the concessionary company that provided for eighty years to the suburban transport in the Sacile area and Valcellina.
On 16 February 2000 it is transformed into a joint stock company and since 1 January 2001, following the successful completion of the open tender in compliance with the European standards announced by the Region FVG for the commitment of the TPL services, ATAP becomes the sole manager of the urban and suburban public transport services not only of the Province of Pordenone, but also some services of public transport of persons managed by the companies SAF and ATVO.
The service is regulated by a service contract with ten-year validity, extended until 31.12.2014 and currently the technical extension is until 31.12.2017 to allow the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region to carry out tender procedures for the award of the service TPL on road and maritime for the next 10 years with an option for a further five, ATAP participates through the consortium TPL FVG S.p.A., which groups the four public transport company of Friuli Venezia Giulia region.
To date the contract has not yet been assigned.
Atap was one of the first companies to obtain since 1999 the certification of its organizational system for quality in compliance with the UNI EN ISO 9002: 1994
Today its business management system is certified according to UNI EN ISO 9001: 2015, UNI EN ISO 14001: 2015, BS OHSAS 18001: 2007 and UNI EN 13816: 2002 that means that the company is committed to the standards of the Quality Guidelines, prevention, health and safety and environmental protection with particular attention to the expectations and needs of the customer.
Atap also has a model of organization, management and control pursuant to Legislative Decree n. 231/2001.