March 31, 2011

RTC Washoe County taps MV for fixed-route services

MV Transportation was chosen by Nevada's Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County to operate its fixed-route RTC RIDE transit service.

Following successful contract negotiations and approval of the final agreement, MV Transportation will transition the 70-bus operation from the in-house model run by The RTC to MV's turnkey model, providing maintenance, management and operations.

The RTC estimates MV's approach to save approximately $22 million over the life of the contract. MV Transportation is scheduled to begin service on July 1, 2011.

MV Transportation also operates fixed-route and paratransit services for Carson City, Nevada.

 

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