December 6, 2013
The extension, which was recommended by the RABA staff, is set to begin July 1, 2014.
October 28, 2013
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
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
The new Monmouth County Local Bus fixed-route service agreement is effective September 2013 and will run through September 2020.
June 17, 2013
Agency will not change its current operations contracts in place at two other maintenance facilities. Contract begins in July.
June 10, 2013
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
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.
May 17, 2013
John King has been the GM for the company’s Prince George’s County contract since 2006. In that time, under his direction, service grew to nearly 1,200 daily trips, with 245 employees and 93 buses.
April 9, 2013
Ryan Larsen recently served as president of Ecolane, an innovative web-based software for managing paratransit. His previous roles include president and founder of Local Motion ITS Inc., and VP at DynTek.
February 25, 2013
The line, which officially opened on Jan. 28, has already generated $2.7 billion in development along the streetcar’s new corridor, including new apartments, condominiums, and an entertainment/sports complex.
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