November 25, 2013
The contract term with Riverside Transit Agency is for three years with two, one-year extension options.
September 12, 2013
During the next contract term Veolia will introduce the TransLoc GPS system for the buses, which includes next bus software at each stop and cell phone applications that will provide the public access to next bus arrival times.
August 29, 2013
The contract now extends through June 2017. The SFRTA originally awarded the operations contract for the Tri-Rail system to Veolia in early 2007.
June 3, 2013
The service, the Bobcat Tram, makes nearly 3.5 million passenger trips annually and is funded predominantly from student bus fees.
May 20, 2013
The agreement provides for the implementation of new procedures for communicating critical information between Veolia, its maintenance subcontractor, Bombardier Transportation and NCTD, and the early identification of risks within Sprinter operations and maintenance.
May 9, 2013
Under the new contract will partner to invest in facility upgrades including a new Methane Detection System, additional bus bays for maintenance, additional office space and a more efficient inventory parts room.
August 2, 2012
The contract, which went into effect on July 1, 2012, is for one year with four one-year options.
July 18, 2012
The new five-year contract began July 1, 2012 and has two one-year options.
May 3, 2012
Charles “Steve” McClarty brings with him 39 years of railroad safety and operations experience in the rail industry. He held various positions with Amtrak in the Midwest and most recently, while at the Illinois DOT, he served as the Bureau Chief.
April 17, 2012
Working out details with Veolia Transportation Services, the city of Tempe, Metro light rail and the Regional Public Transit Authority to offer three days of free transit service in June or July to make up for the inconvenience of a strike that affected about half of the agency's 101 bus routes.
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