University

First Transit wins Ala. shuttle contract

Posted on May 20, 2013

First Transit was awarded a shuttle transit service contract from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

First Transit will manage and operate campus shuttle service for the students and faculty of UAB, beginning in July of 2013. Shuttle service will operate throughout the 323-acre campus.

“We are honored to be a part of the University of Alabama at Birmingham,” said Scott Conroy, director, operations, southeast region, First Transit. “While at UAB, our goal will be to provide students, faculty and staff with a safe and reliable transit service throughout the school year. The team looks forward to this opportunity and becoming a dependable asset to the university.”

The company will employ a safety-focused staff of 15 drivers, operating a fleet of 12.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Wis. university partners with ETA, REI for intelligent transit system

Overall rider satisfaction has increased due to the availability of real-time arrival predictions via public and mobile websites, as well as the newly-launched SPOT mobile app.

W. Virginia U.'s personal rapid transit system closes for summer

The university will continue to modernize the system through a variety of system upgrades and maintenance activities, such as the installation of the new train control infrastructure and the replacement of select electrical gear. The system will re-open in August.

U. of Arkansas transit system to run Saturdays

The expanded service is possible thanks to an additional $55,000 in funding from the city of Fayetteville this year.

University student creates new tool for visualizing transit

Transit Visualization Client, or TRAVIC, takes public data from 249 transportation networks, across five continents, and puts them onto one, animated map.

Auburn U. Tiger Transit drivers vote to unionize

The drivers have voted to unionize in attempt to get more affordable health care, higher wages and respect in the workplace, according to a report.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The resource for managers of class 1-7 truck Fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close