Central Ohio Transit Authority Continues 10-Year Partnership with First Transit

COLUMBUS, Ohio – First Transit announces that the company has extended its partnership to operate paratransit services for the Columbus Ohio Transit Authority (COTA).  

First Transit provides management, administration, maintenance and call center operations for all paratransit services. First Transit employs 140 local employees delivering more than 200,000 annual passenger trips for COTA.

“My team is proud to be part of the central Ohio region and continue our 10-year partnership with COTA,” said Mike Sessamen, general manager, First Transit. “We want to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation with a great customer experience for all our passengers.”

First Transit’s maintenance shop for COTA paratransit operations has a Blue Seal of Excellence, given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), and is Silver LEAN certified.

 

About First Transit:
First Transit, Inc. has 60 years of experience and is one of the largest private-sector providers of mobility solutions in North America moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit, Inc. provides operation, management and consulting for more than 300 locations in 39 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, municipalities, hospitals, universities and private companies. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit FirstTransit.com.