First Transit Awarded Transit Management Contract by City of Yuma

For Release September 10, 2010

Contact: Timothy Stokes

Maureen Richmond

                                    513.362.4600

 

First Transit Awarded Transit Management Contract by City of Yuma

 CINCINNATI First Transit was recently awarded a 10-month fixed-route and paratransit contract with the Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization in Yuma, Ariz. Management of the transit service began September 1. First Transit operates and manages 41 First Transit employees operating 30 vehicles, which transport more than 360,000 passengers annually.

First Transit is a leading private provider of transit management and contracting services, providing complete operations and transit management services, comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs to meet customer transportation and budgetary needs.

About First Transit

First Transit, Inc., part of FirstGroup America, is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. In 2008, FirstGroup America was awarded the National Safety Council’s highest award for safety. With more than 51 years of experience, First Transit provides operation, management and consulting for 226 locations in 45 states and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. For more information, visit www.firsttransit.comor follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FirstGrpAmerica.