First Transit Signs New Contract for Transit Services with Estuary Transit District in Connecticut

CINCINNATI— First Transit, Inc., a leading private provider of transit management and contracting services, has been awarded the contract for the Estuary Transit District bus transit system in Old Saybrook, Conn., beginning January 2009. First Transit is part of Cincinnati-based FirstGroup America, North America’s largest transportation company.

The contract includes the operation, maintenance and management of a fleet of 12 transit buses which serve a nine-town area in south central Connecticut.

“We look forward to serving all who use the Estuary transit system in Old Saybrook and to providing safe, dependable transportation options for them,” said Linda Bell, President of First Transit and First Services.

First Transit works closely with its customers to develop expert, customized solutions to fit their specific passenger transportation and budget needs. From complete operations and transit management services to comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs, First Transit provides its fixed-route, paratransit and shuttle transportation customers with innovative, reliable and cost-effective solutions.