First Transit Day in Houston

On August 29, 2013, First Transit celebrated its 10th anniversary of its Consolidate Rental Car Center located at George Bush International Airport.

First Transit has been one of the top leaders and innovators in transportation since 1955, and currently operates 235 locations in 41 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. It has become one of the largest public sector providers of transit services in North America, employing more than 15,500 people. Its services include operating 7,000 buses and offering fixed route operations, transit management services, paratransit, shuttle services and call center operations.

First Transit prides itself on superior safety, service and commitment to best practices in sustaining a high level of customer satisfaction while moving more than 300 million passengers each year and across 313 million annual fleet miles. The City of Houston further recognizes First Transit’s commitment to diversity and ACDBE program through its partnership with REM Services, Inc., a Houston based MWBE Company.

First Transit prides itself on superior safety, service and commitment to best practices in sustaining a high level of quality customer satisfaction while protecting each and every person from harm.

The City of Houston commends First Transit for its commitment to the community and extends best wishes for a rewarding 10-year anniversary celebration.

Therefore, I, Annise D. Parker, Mayor of the City of Houston, hereby proclaim August 29, 2013 as First Transit Day in Houston, Texas.