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May 18, 2010

First Vehicle Services wins Texas contract

The three-year contract begins May 22 and will provide vehicle and equipment maintenance, parts procurement and inventory management for 44 vehicles responsible for transporting more than 1.6 million passengers a year.


December 14, 2009

Texas, FTA break ground on intermodal terminal

Will serve as the administrative and operating facilities of the Brownsville transit system and national and international private transportation providers. It will also serve as a transfer point for rural and intercity operators and taxi cabs.


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