April 1, 2013

National Express wins Calif. contract

National Express Transit Services Corp. will provide operations and maintenance for Solano County Transit (SolTrans), which serves Vallejo and Benicia, Calif.

The contract will include operation of local and express fixed-route bus service, complementary paratransit, and general public dial-a-ride; customer service and pass sales; vehicle maintenance; and facility maintenance at two transit centers, an operations/maintenance facility, a park and ride lot and approximately 450 bus stops throughout the two cities.

With a fleet of 84 buses, SolTrans represents National Express’ first contract with a transit operation in the state. Service is set to begin in July.

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