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First Transit wins Mass. contract

Posted on November 17, 2011

First Transit Inc. received a three-year contract to manage and operate the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA) from the City of New Bedford, Mass.

First Transit took over management duties on November 1 for the local bus system, which transports more than two million passengers annually. The bus system operates 79 buses, throughout local counties, including Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Fall River, Freetown, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Somerset, Swansea and Westport.

First Transit provides complete operations and transit management services, as well as comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs to meet customer transportation and budgetary needs, according to the company.

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