August 25, 2014

First Transit wins Conn. paratransit contract

First Transit was awarded the contract to provide paratransit services for the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA). The newly awarded contract is for four years with total projected contract revenue of more than $7 million.

CCRPA offers transportation to persons who, because of disabilities, are unable to utilize the CT TRANSIT fixed-route bus services. The CCRPA services are provided in compliance with the ADA and are designed to provide persons with disabilities equal access to public transportation.

Shedrick Robinson will serve as First Transit GM for the CCRPA paratransit services. He has substantial experience and expertise within of all aspects of paratransit services.

With five years in the transit industry, Robinson has held management responsibilities in large paratransit settings, including operations, planning, route development, budgeting, union negotiations, safety and training.

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