Transdev to provide paratransit ops for Atlanta senior, youth program

Posted on November 14, 2016

Transdev will begin paratransit operations for Atlanta’s Fulton County Department of Aging and Youth Services, expanding the scope of the company’s involvement in transportation networks in the city’s Metro region.

Service begins Jan. 1, 2017. The company will be responsible for all aspects of paratransit operations and maintenance, including reservation management, scheduling and dispatch, and maintaining the 51-vehicle fleet. Senior Transportation Services — the paratransit brand of Fulton County — provides 290,000 trips per year.

Fulton County is the latest addition to Transdev’s Atlanta Metro-area contracts, augmenting its contracted operations for Cobb County, Gwinnett County, the City of Atlanta, and Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. Nationally, Transdev operates successful brokerage and paratransit operations in San Francisco, Baltimore, Seattle, New Orleans, Las Vegas, and over 20 other locations.

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

More News

New dispatch system gives 'ready window' to UTA paratransit users

This new program eliminates the guesswork for riders, allowing them to walk outside right as the bus arrives.

Metro to expand alternative-to-paratransit program to D.C. and Virginia

Allows eligible customers to use on-demand services — without sharing a ride — at a discounted rate, instead of paratransit.

Lack of transportation options worry seniors, people with disabilities

Combined with not being able to drive, a new poll finds lack of options leaves them feeling frustrated, isolated, and trapped.

MBTA signs amended agreement to bolster system accessibility

The accord called over 200 commitments and obligations to improve the agency's fixed-route accessibility for people with disabilities.

PSTA offers free trips to medical services for low-income seniors

Qualified riders can receive two round trips or four one-way trips per month to medical services such as doctor appointments.

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


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