Accessibility

First Transit awarded Pa. contract

Posted on June 25, 2009

First Transit Inc., part of Cincinnati-based FirstGroup America, was awarded a transit services contract for the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority (MMVTA) in Charleroi, Pa., beginning July 1.

The contract is a three-year agreement with two optional renewal years that includes the operation, maintenance and management of a fleet of 28 vehicles. MMVTA will replace six of their older 1997 vehicles in 2009 with six new 40-foot, low-floor Gillig buses.

First Transit will be responsible for management and operation of regular fixed route and complementary paratransit services. The MMVTA service area includes 21 jurisdictions and the provision of service to California University and daily commuter service to and from Pittsburgh.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

KCATA set to launch new ridehailing service May 1

The one-year RideKC Freedom On-Demand pilot enables customers to call on taxis any day, at any hour, to enjoy everything Kansas City has to offer.

Autonomous shuttle to use 'cool tech' to serve people with disabilities

Future capabilities may include directing direct visually impaired passengers to empty seats or training the vehicle to recognize sign language.

ARBOC delivers milestone Spirit of Liberty to DART

The 2,500th bus manufactured by the company is part of a 123 bus contract that was awarded in February of this year.

Rising cost of Minn. paratransit could threaten other transit services

The Metropolitan Council, which operates the service, expects the number of rides will climb to 2.9 million by 2020, about double what it was in 2010.

rabbittransit begins deployment of new 60-vehicle paratransit fleet

The new fleet additions are comprised of 14 CDL buses and 46 non-CDL vehicles, of which includes 10 minivans and two Ford Transits.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close