First Transit announces that the company will soon begin providing services for Palm Tran connection, the paratransit services in Palm Beach County, Florida. This contract, which will go into effect February 1, 2015, has a base period of seven years.
Palm Tran Connection serves some of those most in need in Palm Beach County. It is a by-appointment, door-to-door public transit system that ensures residents without other transportation means are able to get safely and efficiently to destinations such as doctors’ appointments, work, school and grocery stores.
“First Transit looks forward to this partnership with Palm Beach County. We are pleased to help provide such an essential service to those in need,” stated Senior Vice President Tim McCann.
First Transit will be operating 79 vehicles for this service, 25 of which are propane-fueled.