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March 8, 2011

First Transit names Texas GM of the year

Brad Underwood currently holds the position of executive director for the Texoma Area Paratransit System. This recognition is given based on an individual's outstanding contributions to the public transportation industry.


May 21, 2010

TTA awards First Transit employee

Since 1993, Zamora has been active in the transportation industry. She began management of the BUS in 1998 and currently oversees 84 employees and the operations of 22 fixed-route buses and 11 paratransit buses.


April 22, 2010

DART named best transit authority in Texas

The TTA award is given to a metropolitan public transportation system that has designed and implemented programs that demonstrate innovative concepts or effective problem-solving techniques.


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