MV Transportation to Operate Transit Contract in Milton-Freewater, OR
DALLAS (April 3, 2014) – Today, MV Transportation, Inc., announced it has been selected to operate the fixed route transit service for the City of Milton-Freewater in Oregon. The year round service connects Milton-Freewater, Oregon with Walla Walla, Washington with three round trips each weekday. Awarded by the Milton-Freewater City Council, the new contract began on April 1, 2014 and covers a base period of three years with two additional one-year renewal options. Teresa Dutcher, Human Resource Officer and Transportation Coordinator for the City of Milton-Freewater said "The City is looking forward to working with MV Transportation, Inc. and tapping into their expertise in the field of public transportation."
Under the terms of the contract, MV will manage the operation of the service, providing a dedicated operator team and the provision of the company's industry leading safety and training programs. The company also offers the City of Milton-Freewater access to its national purchasing programs for cost efficiency.
"The Milton-Freewater fixed route contract is a nice addition to MV's growing footprint in the Pacific Northwest," said Kevin Klika, President and Chief Operating Officer for MV Transportation. "The company is pleased with this contract award, and we look forward to bringing our operational expertise and industry leading safety and training programs to the City of Milton-Freewater."
This contract expands MV's presence in the state of Oregon, adding to its current contract in Salem.
About MV Transportation, Inc.
Based in Dallas, MV Transportation, Inc. is the largest private provider of paratransit services and the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States. The company employs more than 16,000 dedicated transit professionals and operates more than 200 paratransit, fixed-route, shuttle and Medicaid contracts around the world.
Jennifer Wiley (MV) and Teresa Dutcher (City of Milton-Freewater)
MV Transportation, Inc.
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