First Transit announces that the company has begun providing paratransit services for Broward County, Florida. This contract went into effect January 1, 2015 and has a base period of five years.
Broward County Transportation cites its Paratransit Transportation Options, also known as TOPS, as one of its most valuable programs. In accordance with the contract, First Transit now operates a fleet of 69 propane-fueled vehicles, which maintain the same operating hours as the County’s fixed-route bus service.
“First Transit is excited to be in partnership with Broward County providing this essential service,” stated Senior Vice President Tim McCann. “The vision and values of First Transit are in direct alignment with those of Broward County, which include being customer-focused; responsive to community needs; quality-focused; fiscally responsible; and, proactive.”