NAPA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency awarded a two-year extension to its existing contract with Veolia Transportation on July 16, 2014. Veolia Transportation has proudly operated the VINE Transit system since 1991 and provides fixed route services for 10 local and 3 regional routes that connect passengers within Napa County as well as to San Francisco's BART transit system.
"We have been honored to serve Napa County for the past 23 years and look forward to continuing to offer excellent service. We are committee to supporting our client in achieving their ambitious new ridership and image building goals for the system. We thank Executive Director Kate Miller and her team for their ongoing vote of trust," says Ron Bushman, Veolia Transportation's Regional Vice President responsible for overseeing this contract.
Veolia Transportation provides operations and maintenance services for Napa County utilizing 69 vehicles and 106 employees for fixed route bus, paratransit and on demand community services.
The company is committed to helping make the VINE Transit system more accessible to riders and participates in numerous community events where staff explain how to ride the service and answer questions. Additionally, Veolia is a proud supporter of Napa County's Shared Vehicle Program. This program serves people in the ADA community by providing participating non-profits with daily vehicle maintenance and driver training services to successfully run their programs.
Bushman added, "We look forward to continuing our strong track record of service and continuing to work in true partnership with NCTPA."
About Veolia Transportation
Veolia Transportation is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. Veolia Transportation is committed to setting the standard in safe and sustainable mobility through partnerships with cities and transit authorities. The company is based in Lombard, IL near Chicago.
Visit the company's websites at: www.veoliatransportation.com and www.transdev.com
CONTACT: Mitun Seguin, (301) 674-3733, Mitun.Seguin@veoliatransdev.com
Source:Veolia Transportation North America