MV Transportation, Inc. awarded $9 million San Luis Obispo Transportation Authority contract
December 06, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsDecember 6, 2007 / San Luis Obispo, CA — The Board of Directors for the San Luis Obispo Transportation Authority (SLORTA) voted unanimously to award MV Transportation, Inc. a three-year contract to operate its intercity fixed-route and paratransit service. The SLORTA service operates throughout San Luis Obispo County along the central California coast.
MV assumes responsibility of the contract from Southland in 25 days on January 1, and will be responsible for the overall management and operation of the transit system. SLORTA will provide the vehicles and facilities.
“I am extremely pleased the Board of Directors recognized that MV is the best company to operate and manage the service, as well as complete a smooth transition in such a short timeframe,” said Kevin Klika, President of MV’s West Coast Operations. “I can assure the Board, the staff and the community that MV was the right choice.”
Based in Fairfield, California, MV is the largest private provider of paratransit services and the largest privately-owned transportation contracting firm in the United States. The company employs more than 11,000 dedicated transit professionals and operates more than 180 paratransit, fixed-route, shuttle and Medicaid contracts in 25 states.