MV Transportation, Inc. retains $90 million contract in Santa Clara County

March 03, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
A review team for Outreach and Escort, Inc. has again selected MV Transportation, Inc. to manage and operate the ADA Paratransit, Non-ADA Services and Community Transportation Services in Santa Clara County a system that MV has operated since 2007.

Under the terms of the five-year, plus five-year option contract, MV will provide 660,000 trips annually through a fleet of more than 260 vehicles including hybrids, sedans, and raised roof vans. MV will be responsible for overall operations and vehicle maintenance for the new contract term beginning on July 1.

"MV is honored to again be chosen by Outreach to provide these services throughout Santa Clara County," said Kevin Klika, MV's Chief Operating Officer. "We are excited about this opportunity to strengthen our partnership with Outreach, and to continue improving these services through our strong management team, a dedication to consistent safety standards, and new technological and employee-focused innovations."

Over the past two years, MV worked with Outreach to improve staffing and vehicle operator recruitment, to increase operator training tools, and to enhance the interview process. The company's dedication to improving the Outreach services led to an improved safety rating, and an increase in customer satisfaction.. Moving into the next contract term, MV will focus on the company's ability to strengthen the vehicle operator team through a strong local management team and dedicated regional support personnel, present at the location daily.

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 12,000 dedicated transit professionals and operates more than 190 paratransit, fixed-route, shuttle and Medicaid contracts in 24 states.