First Transit wins TriMet paratransit contract

Posted on January 26, 2010

First Transit Inc. was awarded a six-year contract to provide full paratransit service for Portland, Ore.'s TriMet transit service.

The $137 million transit contract includes the complete operation of 269 paratransit vehicles, as well as the management and operation of a centralized call center for reservations, scheduling and dispatch. The contract takes effect in February 2010.

First Transit is part of Cincinnati-based FirstGroup America, North America's largest transportation company.


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