University of Rochester Extends Contract with First Transit
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – First Transit, the leader in university shuttle and transportation mobility solutions, announces that the University of Rochester has extended its contract to operate and provide maintenance for all university shuttle operations.
First Transit’s staff of 100 will provide maintenance, operations and dispatching services for 19 buses, carrying more than 1.3 million passengers annually.
“With 17 routes, my team can get passengers to any location on campus quickly and safely,” said Howard Flint, general manager at First Transit. “We are an integral part of the Rochester Yellowjackets community.”
University of Rochester shuttles will be upgraded with enhanced GPS, real-time fuel monitoring, and onboard destination signs that can be changed without driver intervention.
The University of Rochester has been a partner with First Transit for more than 11 years, and is one of the more than 30 university partners across North America.
About First Transit:
First Transit, Inc. has 60 years of experience and is one of the largest private-sector providers of mobility solutions 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, Panama and India for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, municipalities, hospitals, universities and private companies. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit FirstTransit.com.