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Veolia names GM for York, Ontario contracts

Posted on September 24, 2013

Veolia Transportation named Robert Goody as GM, overseeing the company’s transit service contracts with the Regional Municipality of York in Ontario, Canada.

As GM, Goody will be responsible for two bus contracts Veolia operates for York Region — YRT/Viva and YRT, southwest operations — with a combined annual ridership of more than 12,800,000 passengers.

Goody began his career in transit at Transit Windsor where he spent 20 years as operations manager before moving to Oshawa Transit as GM in 2000, followed by OC Transit as manager, transit operations in 2003.

In 2010, Goody joined Gameday Management Group where he managed bus operations for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games. Prior to joining Veolia, Goody was manager, transit operations for Niagara Falls Transit.

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