First Transit Extends Relationship with Clinton County

For Release September 9, 2010

Contact: Timothy Stokes

Maureen Richmond



First Transit Extends Relationship with Clinton County; Contract Renewal for Fixed-Route and Paratransit Service

 CINCINNATI First Transit has renewed its contract with Clinton County in Plattsburgh, N.Y., for the operation of its fixed-route and paratransit services. The operations consist of 38 First Transit employees and the management of 15 vehicles for the County. This service transports more than 155,000 passengers annually throughout Clinton County. This new 5-year contract begins January 1, 2011.

First Transit has operated transportation services for the County since 2003.

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.

About First Transit

First Transit, Inc., part of FirstGroup America, is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. In 2008, FirstGroup America was awarded the National Safety Council’s highest award for safety. With more than 51 years of experience, First Transit provides operation, management and consulting for 226 locations in 45 states and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. For more information, visit www.firsttransit.comor follow us on Twitter at