Snohomish County Community Transit Renews Contract with First Transit

CINCINNATI, OH – First Transit, Inc was awarded a three year with two, one-year options renewal contract by the Snohomish County Community Transit in Everett, WA beginning June 9, 2007. First Transit has provided operation and management services to Snohomish County since 1997. Ken Rutz will continue as General Manager, with support from Region Vice President, Don Swain.

First Transit provides two services for Snohomish County, Community Transit and Sound Transit. Community Transit is a weekday, peak hour commuter service; Sound Transit provides express service seven days a week, operating 128 vehicles and an annual ridership of 3.2 million.

First Transit, Inc. has more than 51 years of experience and is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States, providing operation, management and consulting for nearly 150 systems in 42 states, Canada and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations, and private companies. First Transit employs more than 7,300 dedicated transit professionals.