MV Transportation Contract Renewed in Ashland, Ohio

January 09, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
DALLAS (January 9, 2014) Today, MV Transportation, Inc., announced it has been selected to continue operation of the curb-to-curb demand response transit service for Ashland Public Transit (APT). Awarded by the Mayor of Ashland and the City Council, the contract covers a base period of three years with a renewal option for two additional years.

Under the terms of the new contract, MV will continue to manage operations, customer service, scheduling, and dispatch for the demand response transit service. The transit operation will be provided using a client-furnished fleet of eight buses. MV will employ approximately 12 professional operators and staff to run the service.

"MV has proudly operated the Ashland, Ohio demand response service since 2003, and we are very pleased to be selected to continue the transit operation and support APT and the Ashland community as a whole," said Kevin Klika President and Chief Operating Officer for MV Transportation.

MV will partner with Ashland Public Transit to implement a number of customer service-oriented initiatives with a focus on continued service improvement and customer satisfaction, including Secret Rider and Passenger of the Month programs.

Founded in 1975, MV currently operates five transit contracts in Ohio.

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.