Cortland County Health Department renews relationship with First Transit

 For Release May 28, 2013
Contact: Maurice Harris

Cortland County Health Department renews relationship with First Transit

CINCINNATI— Cortland County Health Department has renewed its partnership with First Transit to provide school route transportation for children with special needs in the City of Cortland and the surrounding areas of Marathon, Cincinnatus, Willet, Truxton, Homer, Hartford, Preble, McGraw, and Freeville. This new, 2-year contract begins July 1, 2013.

General Manager Sara Holl commented, “Our vision at First Transit is all about keeping people moving and communities prospering, so we consider it an honor that Cortland parents, many of whom ride our Cortland Transit fixed routes, entrust us with the safety of the most precious members of our community.”

First Transit has served Cortland Transit since 2003, presently managing a fleet of 25 buses and 28 employees.

About First Transit
First Transit, Inc. - a division of Cincinnati, Ohio-based FirstGroup America - is a leading provider of transit management and contracting services. With more than 50 years of experience, First Transit operates and manages nearly 11,000 buses for transit authorities, state and federal agencies, municipal organizations, colleges and universities, and private companies across North America. The safety and security of its passengers is the company’s core value, and the organization has been recognized by the National Safety Council for its commitment to safety and outstanding safety record. For more information, or follow the company on Twitter at