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February 19, 2014

Veolia names new Rail VP

Richard J. Palmieri will be the VP of business development for rail, reporting to Ron Hartman, CEO of Veolia Transportation's rail division. He previously worked with Siemens Infrastructure & Cities as director of business development.


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.


January 27, 2014

Veolia names new GM of Chico, Calif. contract

Lance Atencio will oversee fixed-route and paratransit service with 110 employees and 70 vehicles for the Butte County Association of Governments.


December 6, 2013

Veolia wins Calif. paratransit, fixed-route contract

The extension, which was recommended by the RABA staff, is set to begin July 1, 2014.


October 28, 2013

N.Y. paratransit adds 28 vans to fleet

The new wheelchair-accessible Dodge vehicles cost approximately $1.2 million. The first of the vans are expected to be delivered in late this month.


September 24, 2013

Veolia names GM for York, Ontario contracts

Robert Goody will be responsible for two bus contracts Veolia operates for York Region — YRT/Viva and YRT, southwest operations — with a combined annual ridership of more than 12,800,000 passengers.


July 17, 2013

Veolia wins NJ Transit contract renewal

The new Monmouth County Local Bus fixed-route service agreement is effective September 2013 and will run through September 2020.


June 17, 2013

Foothill Transit awards management contract to Veolia

Agency will not change its current operations contracts in place at two other maintenance facilities. Contract begins in July.


June 10, 2013

Veolia's Calif. Bay Area contract extended

Under the new contract, which is effective July 1, 2013, the company will assume additional responsibilities including dispatching duties for a 200 vehicle fleet and employing a Developmental Disability Specialist in its Certification Department, who will bring expertise for eligibility determinations of applicants with cognitive disabilities.


May 30, 2013

Calif.’s Foothill Transit moves to in-house management

Executive board voted 5 to 0 in favor of establishing the agency’s first ever in-house management team and to amend the agency’s contract with Veolia Transportation. Will transition most of the current management team to Foothill Transit’s employ. The change is expected to save the agency approximately $1 million a year.


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