First Transit Driver Recognized by Princeton University as Honorary Graduate for Distinguished Service

FOR RELEASE June 7, 2013
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First Transit Driver Recognized by Princeton University as Honorary Graduate for Distinguished Service

CINCINNATI —First Transit driver Helen Joynes was recently recognized by the Princeton University Class of 2013 as one of its honorary graduates for her distinguished service to the university.

"I know I speak for First Transit in saying how proud we are of Helen and how much we value her service to Princeton University,” said Scott Conroy, First Transit Director of Operations. “This is an unprecedented honor for one of our employees and really exemplifies the professionalism and connection to the university community we aspire to create.”

Helen has served Princeton University’s Tiger Transit since 2009. “Helen has an irreproachable professionalism,” added Steven Skoler, First Transit Area General Manager. “She exemplifies customer service, always going above and beyond to provide safe and enjoyable transportation around the Princeton University Campus.”

About First Transit

First Transit, Inc. - a division of Cincinnati, Ohio-based FirstGroup America - is a leading provider of transit management and contracting services. With more than 50 years of experience, First Transit operates and manages nearly 11,000 buses for transit authorities, state and federal agencies, municipal organizations, colleges and universities, and private companies across North America. The safety and security of its passengers is the company’s core value, and the organization has been recognized by the National Safety Council for its commitment to safety and outstanding safety record. For more information, visitwww.firsttransit.comor follow the company on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FirstGrpAmerica.