March 11, 2013
Other recent changes made to the agency’s paratransit program include in-person interviews to determine eligibility for CherryLift, with applicants no longer able to ride the service during the 21-day approval process.
August 30, 2012
The four-week classes, for beginning or advanced level drivers, trainers and managers, will analyze the principles of vehicle operations and maintenance in order to save money and improve service.
August 13, 2012
About 4% of the agency's riders use Dial-A-Ride, but the service consumes 18% of the agency’s budget.
May 3, 2011
The National Transit Institute recognized Mary McLain’s 26 years of service to public transit and commitment and dedication to the importance of training in the transit industry, with its 2011 Champions Award, at its Transit Trainers' Workshop held in Tampa, Fla. last month.
November 17, 2010
NTI’s Achievements in Transit Training Awards aim to identify exemplary transit training initiatives and practices; emphasize the impact of training on agency performance; and increase industry knowledge of outstanding transit training. Nominations are due by Dec. 15.
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