MV Transportation Awarded Mid Mon Valley Transit Contract
DALLAS (May 22, 2013) – Today, MV Transportation, Inc., announced it has been selected to operate the fixed route transit service for the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority (MMVTA). Based in the borough of Charleroi in the Mid Monongahela River Valley, the MMVTA serves 21 different municipalities.
The contract, awarded by the MMVTA board, begins July 1, 2013, for a base period of three years with two (2) one-year renewal options. The fixed route transit service will be provided using a client-furnished fleet of 31 vehicles. MV will employ 45 professional operators and staff to run the service. The company will partner with the MMVTA to implement new technologies, including Synchromatics, a bus tracking software, as well as DriveCam, a vehicle monitoring system that will be installed on all MMVTA vehicles to ensure safe operations and protect the passengers and drivers.
“MV is very pleased with this award,” said Kevin Klika, MV President and Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to building a lasting partnership with the MMVTA and the local communities served by these services, as well as helping the MMVTA achieve its mission ‘to provide transit services for its member municipalities and help revitalize the Mid Mon Valley.’”
Founded in northern California in 1975, MV Transportation also operates a transit contract in the Philadelphia metro area.