First Transit Awarded CCRP Contract
August 05, 2014 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) August 5, 2014 - CINCINNATI, OHIO – First Transit announces that the company has been awarded the contract to provide paratransit services for the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency. This newly awarded contract is for four years.
The Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA) offers transportation to persons who, because of disabilities, are unable to utilize the CT TRANSIT fixed-route bus services. The CCRPA services are provided in compliance with the ADA and are designed to provide persons with disabilities equal access to public transportation.
First Transit Senior Vice President Tim McCann states, "We appreciate the opportunity to provide these paratransit services for the CCRPA. First Transit is fully committed to providing safe, efficient transportation services for all members of the communities we serve. Bringing this commitment to the CCRPA is a privilege and a responsibility that we take seriously and value highly."
Shedrick Robinson will serve as First Transit General Manager for the CCRPA paratransit services. Robinson has substantial experience and expertise within all aspects of paratransit services. With five years in the transit industry, Robinson has held management responsibilities in large paratransit settings, including operations, planning, route development, budgeting, union negotiations, safety and training.
About First Transit
First Transit, Inc. has nearly 60 years of experience and is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. First Transit, Inc. currently provides operation, management and consulting for 235 locations in 45 states, Canada and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. First Transit employs more than 13,000 dedicated transit professionals.