Accessibility

Veolia to provide paratransit to Calif.’s Riverside Transit

Posted on February 10, 2014

Veolia Transportation launched service for the Calif.-based Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) on Feb. 1. Under the new contract, which was awarded in October 2013, Veolia will provide paratransit service utilizing 98 vehicles and employing nearly 200 operators and staff.  

The RTA voted unanimously to award Veolia the paratransit contract to transport approximately 430,000 passengers annually. The contract term is for three years with two one-year extension options.

RTA is among largest geographic service areas in the U.S., according to Veolia.

‘’We will provide the high levels of customer service and safety that Veolia is known for,” said Erik Zandhuis, Veolia GM in Riverside. “Our passengers’ safety and their ride experience are our top priorities.”

Veolia will deploy advanced paratransit technologies to improve productivity and performance, including VeoliaVision, its proprietary performance dashboard, and its highly customized version of Ron Turley and Associates maintenance software.

The contractor’s local and corporate teams will be dedicated to improving and sustaining quality, safety and service. They will support the RTA in its efforts to continually seek improvements in service to its communities.  

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