First Transit Adds Two Colleges to its University Shuttle Division

For Release September 20, 2012
Contact: Timothy Stokes

First Transit Adds Two Colleges to its University Shuttle Division

First Transit to operate transit service for students at Buffalo State and East Georgia State College.

CINCINNATI— First Transit has recently been awarded the transit contracts for Buffalo State and East Georgia State College. At both institutions, the company will operate fixed-route campus shuttle service for the students and staff. At First Transit’s Buffalo State location, the company will operate shuttle service, which will assist the university in transporting 200 displaced students to and from their temporary dorm building to school as their permanent dorm rooms are going through renovations for the next nine months. At East Georgia State College, First Transit will provide shuttle service for more than 1,800 students and faculty to and from the college for the next five years.

First Transit is the largest provider of university transportation services, operating in 26 colleges and universities throughout North America. First Transit provides complete operations and transit management services as well as comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs to meet customer transportation and budgetary needs.

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