January 13, 2014
Will review a settlement deal that would let Metro Mobility Management Group out of its five-year, $90 million contract to operate the paratransit service. The operation has offered to continue the service until early 2015.
November 7, 2013
The figure marks a 4% increase compared to the previous record total of 11,579,076 set last fiscal year.
February 11, 2013
Van drivers rallied at Metro Mobility Management, the county’s paratransit provider, to protest low pay, 12-hour workdays and tight schedules. The protest comes on the heels of Metro Mobility getting a one-week trial period after receiving several complaints of late or no-show vehicles in 2012.
January 28, 2013
The move comes in reaction to more than 2,100 complaints over the past six months, ranging from lateness to no-shows to harsh treatment by drivers. The retooling includes transferring all scheduling to Palm Tran employees.
January 17, 2013
This bus will be used on Route 1, which travels via US1 from the Palm Beach Gardens Mall to Camino Real in Boca Raton during the month of January in support of the fight against breast cancer.
October 22, 2012
This is the fourth consecutive year that fixed-route ridership increased and the third consecutive year that new ridership records were set.
October 8, 2012
Riders and Palm Beach County Commissioners confronted the agency’s executive director about delays and long rides for the elderly and others with serious health issues, resulting from a new paratransit contract. The contractor convinced Palm Tran that its vans could, on their own, handle the Palm Tran Connection contract, a job previously done by three companies.
August 13, 2012
Metro Mobility Management Group is using 60 MV-1 vehicles to provide door-to-door Palm Tran Connection service.
July 16, 2012
Company said it would save the county $16.7 million over five years.
March 6, 2012
Palm Tran plans to keep an express bus service that is drawing few passengers and has cost the transit system the majority of a $3 million state grant. It will drop some routes and expand others.
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