University of Alabama Extends Partnership with First Transit

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – As we enter football season, First Transit announces its continued partnership with the University of Alabama, reigning national champion. First Transit provides campus bus and shuttle services throughout campus and the surrounding area. First Transit  is the leading provider of campus transportation solutions in North America.

The service, known as Crimson Ride, provides transportation for the more than 37,000 students of the university and three million annual riders. In addition to campus shuttle, First Transit and Crimson Ride support campus bus transportation for all University of Alabama home football games at Bryant-Denny Stadium. 

“Our team of 75 drivers, supervisors, technicians and managers are ready for students to return to class on August 17,” said Amanda Suddath, general manager, First Transit. “We are proud of the customer experience on Crimson Ride, helping students and faculty get around campus.”

The university recently extended its nine-year partnership with First Transit to provide safe, reliable and efficient campus transportation. First Transit will provide management, staffing and operations for the Crimson Ride bus transportation system, including 51 buses owned by the university.





About First Transit:
First Transit, Inc. has 60 years of experience and is one of the leading providers of transportation contract and management services in North America, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit, Inc. provides operation, management and consulting for more than 300 locations in 39 states, Canada, Puerto Rico and Panama for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, municipalities, hospitals, universities and private companies. First Transit employs more than 19,000 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit