First Transit Acquires Cognisa

CINCINNATI, OH – First Transit, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of the passenger transportation company Cognisa, effective January 1, 2007. Cognisa was a subsidiary of the UK-based Group 4 Securicor, with 21 customer contracts located in seven U.S. states.

“The addition of Cognisa’s customers and employees to our company further strengthens our significant credential in the airport, university and corporate passenger shuttle market. The transition of these customer locations to First Transit has been successful and we look forward to continuing quality service with an emphasis on the safety our customers have come to expect.” stated Michael C. Murray, President of First Transit.

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 130 systems 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 6,500 dedicated transit professionals.