CINCINNATI, OHIO – First Transit announces that the company has been awarded the contract for the Anaheim Transportation Network’s Resort Shuttle Program. The contract will begin July 30, 2014 and is for five years.
The Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) is the transportation system for the greater Anaheim Resort area, including the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Buena Park and Orange. The eco-friendly, clean fuel ART buses operate every 20 minutes from lodging establishments, Anaheim Convention Center and the Disneyland Resort, as well as the Anaheim Garden Walk and Angel Stadium of Anaheim among other popular area destinations. ART's frequent service with 19 interchangeable routes allow for easy access and convenient connections.
Senior Vice President, Nick Promponas states, “First Transit is excited to enter into this new partnership with the Anaheim Transportation Network. We are proud to be a part of the Anaheim attraction industry that brings so many visitors to the region. We believe this partnership will offer First Transit another opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to keeping people moving and communities prospering.”
First Transit’s Robert Johnson will serve as the General Manager for the Resort Shuttle Program, bringing to bear his vast experience managing all aspects of public transportation systems. Johnson has a very strong background in various areas of management within a variety of transportation settings, including operations, planning, route development, budgeting, union negotiations, safety and training.
First Transit, Inc. has nearly 60 years of experience and is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. First Transit, Inc. currently provides operation, management and consulting for 235 locations in 45 states, Canada and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. First Transit employs more than 13,000 dedicated transit professionals.