MV Transportation Awarded Shuttle Bus Contract by Black Hawk (Colorado) Transportation Authority

December 06, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
December 6, 2007 - The Board of Directors for the Black Hawk Transportation Authority has awarded MV Transportation, Inc. a $650,000 contract to operate the Black Hawk and Central City Tramway Shuttle Bus Services. Under the terms of the one-year, with two, one-year options contract, MV will be responsible for the management and operation of the city’s fixed-route circulator. MV will install Drive-Cam video surveillance equipment on all county-owned vehicles to monitor safety and driver performance, as well as LCD screens to allow dispatchers to monitor on-time performance in real time.

"We are extremely happy that the Black Hawk Transportation Authority has selected MV to operate their service," said Jon Monson, MV's Chief Executive Officer. "We are committed to providing the best quality service and look forward to a long and successful partnership with the community."

This new contract becomes MV’s sixth in the state of Colorado, including two in Colorado Springs, one in Pueblo, one in Denver and another in Broomfield. The incumbent contractor was Laidlaw Transit services.

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.