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May 6, 2014

Denver RTD retains First Transit for fixed route service

Contractor will continue to operate more than 115 buses and manage more than 350 dedicated transit employees for the transit system’s fixed-route services for Group 24. The contract has been retained for an additional three years plus two option years.


February 27, 2014

Lytx names driver, coach of the year winners

Honors drivers and coaches among the hundreds of organizations currently using the DriveCam program to improve overall fleet performance.


February 27, 2014

Valley Metro, partners use bus as mobile produce market

Collaborated with Discovery Triangle Development Corp. on the “Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle” initiative, selling fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables out of a retired Valley Metro bus. Other partners include First Transit and Creative Bus Sales.


November 4, 2013

Ridership on U. of Tenn. system up 55%

Amounts to an increase of 96,078 primarily student passengers. The increase is attributed to UT branding on new buses run by First Transit, making them more visible, and bus tracking technology.


October 29, 2013

First Transit wins Chicago travel info contract

Will offer several service enhancements including an expanded Interactive Voice Response System scheduled for launch in July 2014, which will provide trip-planning information about riding the CTA, Metra and Pace, 24 hours a day.


September 23, 2013

First Transit wins Calif. U. contract

The company will operate four buses, which will transport Chapman University students, faculty and staff throughout the campus.


August 27, 2013

First Transit extended in Conn.

The contract with Estuary Transit District will be for three years with two one-year options.


August 19, 2013

BusCon unveils University Transit track

Attendees will also have the opportunity to compare an unprecedented number of motorcoach, transit, shuttle, paratransit, trolley and electric buses side-by-side.


July 30, 2013

First Transit contract extended for Maryland's BWI airport

The company is currently serving under a 5-year contract and operates 60 vehicles at BWI.


July 22, 2013

First Transit encourages connecting with university transit

Is the largest provider of university transportation services, operating in 26 colleges and universities throughout North America.


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