March 9, 2009

First Transit signs new Calif. contract

First Transit Inc. signed a new contract for transit services with the City of Santa Maria, Calif., effective July 1, 2009.

The three-year agreement includes the operation, maintenance and management of a fleet of 21 transit buses, which will provide local fixed route, intercity commuter and ADA paratransit services.

“We are pleased to be selected as the transportation services provider for the City of Santa Maria. Safety and customer service are our core values; they drive everything we do. We are committed to offering dependable, efficient and safe transit services for the people of Santa Maria,” said Brad Thomas, interim president of First Transit.

First Transit is part of Cincinnati-based FirstGroup America.

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