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February 24, 2014

Chance meeting leads to nonprofit receiving vehicle

The Veterans Alliance expects to pick up the 2008 Eldorado Aerostar bus later this month, which replaces a seven-seat van without wheelchair access that broke down.


February 10, 2014

Veolia to provide paratransit to Calif.’s Riverside Transit

The contractor is providing service utilizing 98 vehicles and employing nearly 200 operators and staff. Will transport approximately 430,000 passengers annually.


December 2, 2013

Calif. college students may regain unlimited bus rides

More than 20% of students rode the buses before the contract ended in June after students voted to cut the fee for full-time students.


November 25, 2013

Veolia wins Calif. paratransit contract

The contract term with Riverside Transit Agency is for three years with two, one-year extension options.


October 25, 2013

Second Riverside Transit driver arrested for worker's comp fraud

The County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint against Donald Evans in September, and a Superior Court judge issued an arrest warrant earlier this month, charging him with one felony count of false claims following a traffic accident while on the job.


August 8, 2013

Calif. bus systems may lose more than $60M in federal funds

Omnitrans and Riverside Transit Agency may lose approximately $30 million each in funds from the Federal Transit Administration because of union concerns over a new state pension reform law. As a result, the Department of Labor put a hold on the grant funding.


May 7, 2013

Transitional program alleviates paratransit demand, cuts costs

Riverside Transit Agency’s travel training program is effectively steering a growing number of customers away from its costly Dial-A-Ride service as well as saving the agency money along the way.


April 2, 2013

Former transit operator pleads guilty to insurance fraud

Last March, the Riverside County District Attorney’s office filed a criminal complaint against Coach Operator George Bateman and issued an arrest warrant, charging him with one felony count of insurance fraud.


November 19, 2012

Calif. RTA celebrates new record with giveaway

The Go-Pass and U-Pass programs experienced more than 1.3 million student boardings this fiscal year. To celebrate, the agency is giving away iPads to a student from Riverside City College and another from Moreno Valley College.


September 17, 2012

Riverside Transit receives $2.4M for CNG buses

Funds are provided through the FTA’s FY2012 Clean Fuels Grant Program.


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