First Transit Launches Innovative On-Demand Transportation Pilot Program

April 26, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
REDDING, Calif. First Transit is proud to announce an on-demand transportation pilot program for the residents of the Far Northern Regional Center. The center specializes in adults with developmental disabilities.

First Transit's on-demand program, called RediRide, launched in late 2017. RediRide provides transportation to key areas of the city, allowing residents access to entertainment, shopping and dining options, work or school, and even medical appointments.

Residents of the Far Northern Regional Center can book for a ride online or by contacting a call center.

"With more than 3,000 passenger rides to date, I'm so proud that we could bring additional mobility options for the residents," said Kathleen Cravens, general manager at First Transit. "One of the goals of the Far Northern Regional Center program is to develop independence, and we are helping provide exactly that."

RediRide operates 359 days a year, with weekday service from 6:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. and weekend and holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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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