First Transit was awarded the transit management contract for Mobile, Ala.'s Wave Transit System.
First Transit will provide transit management including day-to-day operations and oversight for 37 fixed-route buses and 29 paratransit vehicles, employing 125. Mobile’s Wave Transit System is comprised of 12 routes and carries more than one million passengers annually.
First Transit is responsible for staffing and maintenance for Mobile’s Wave Transit System operations at the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Passenger Terminal. The company will assist with transit planning, route scheduling, equipment selection, and maintenance consulting.
“We are proud to become a part of the community,” said Jarod Varner, region VP of First Transit. “Providing such a vital service to the citizens of Mobile traveling to and from work, school and other activities.”