First Transit Wins the Los Angeles Department of Transportation DASH Contract

December 07, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
LOS ANGELES First Transit announces that it has been awarded the DASH Downtown and Mid-City fixed-route service for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT).

First Transit will provide drivers for the management, operations and maintenance for a portion of the 32-route operation with 115 buses.

"We are proud to partner with the LADOT providing fixed-route service to 27 communities of the Los Angeles area," says Nick Promponas, senior vice president of west coast operations at First Transit. "Our team is looking forward to providing a great passenger experience."

In keeping with First Transit and LADOT's leading position in leveraging technology to enhance passenger, driver and road safety, we are transitioning the DASH fleet to the Mobile Eye® Shield Plus collision-avoidance system.

About First Transit:
First Transit, Inc. has 60 years of experience and is one of the largest private-sector providers of mobility solutions in North America moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit, Inc. provides operation, management and consulting for more than 300 locations in 39 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, municipalities, hospitals, universities and private companies. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit

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