Accessibility

First Transit wins fixed-route, paratransit contract

Posted on October 9, 2012

First Transit Inc. was recently awarded the transit services contract for VanGo, a countywide transportation system for the residents of Charles County, Md. The company will oversee the operation of fixed-route and paratransit service beginning Nov. 1, 2012.

The contract includes the management of 70 employees and the operation of 37 vehicles, which conducts more than 700,000 trips annually. First Transit’s VP, east region, Dave Van Fossen says his team is eager to become a part of the community.

First Transit provides complete operations, transit management and contracting services. In addition, the company establishes comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs throughout the country to meet customer transportation and budgetary needs.

 

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

More News

CCW becomes first to offer wheelchair charging station retrofits

The upgrade will be available to all types of buses. 

Greater Dayton RTA, Ford partner to expand paratransit services

The company began providing trips for the RTA in the beginning of May and will increase operations in the coming months.

Study finds philanthropists, nonprofits exclude people with disabilities

RespectAbility surveyed 969 people who work at nonprofits and foundations, conducted focus groups, and spoke one-on-one with 14 executives.

MBTA teaming with TNCs to support more wheelchair-accessible vehicles

Companies, like Uber and Lyft, will receive a subsidy on a per-hour basis for every hour that wheelchair-accessible vehicles are available for use.

JTA launching on-demand paratransit system

Connexion Plus will offer customers with disabilities who are unable to use the regular fixed-bus routes.

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 number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

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

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation