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Veolia Transportation Awarded Contract Renewal in Denver, CO

DENVER, Aug. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) awarded a renewal of the "Group 25 Services" to Veolia Transportation, with a three-year contract and two (one-year) options on July 15, 2014. Veolia Transportation will continue to provide operations and maintenance services to serving approximately 7.5 million passengers annually utilizing 325 employees and 107 buses.

"We have proudly served Denver RTD since 2006 and look forward to another five years. We especially thank Bruce Abel, Assistant General Manager at the RTD; Carolyn Conover, Senior Manager of Contracted Services; Greg Smith, Manager of Competitive Services and their team for their ongoing support and vote of confidence," says Ron Bushman, Veolia Transportation's Regional Vice President responsible for overseeing this contract.

Larry Tenenholz will continue to serve as the General Manager to the Denver RTD in this large and complex contract. Larry will continue his strong focus on safety, maintenance, customer service, and driver relations to ensure continuity of the service quality to which Denver RTD has grown accustomed.

Bushman added, "We look forward to continuing our track record of quality performance and continuing to work in true partnership with Denver RTD."

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. Veolia Transportation is changing its name to Transdev on August 18, 2014.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Mitun Seguin, (301) 674-3733, Mitun.Seguin@veoliatransdev.com

Source:Veolia Transportation North America