Pomona Valley Transportation Authority Awards First Transit Dial-A-Ride Contract

CINCINNATI—Pomona Valley Transportation Authority has recently announced that First Transit will manage and operate Dial-A-Ride services for the Pomona Valley Transportation Authority (PVTA) in La Verne, CA.

First Transit will operate “Get About”, a dedicated vehicle service that provides primarily advanced reservation and door-to-door transportation to seniors and the disabled. Get About provides nearly 100,000 passenger trips annually. In addition, First Transit will also oversee the operation of Claremont Dial-A-Ride, which provides reservation demand-response services for groups of six or more.

The three-year contract agreement will take affect December 29, 2013.

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.