MV becomes Founding Sponsor of organization dedicated to transit industry diversity
DALLAS, Texas (February 12, 2019) – MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced a long-term partnership with Latinos In Transit (LIT), a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and development of Latinos and other minorities in the public transit industry.
LIT members are public and private sector transportation professionals from across the United States supporting their mission through advocacy, professional development, mentoring and networking. With this partnership, MV becomes LIT’s Founding Sponsor, the organization’s first corporate sponsor since it’s founding in 2016. MV also gains a seat on the LIT Board of Directors and will have a scholarship established in its name to be awarded annually to a Latino dedicated to a career in public transportation.
“We're extremely excited that a company with the heritage of MV’s has partnered with LIT,” said Milo Victoria, President of the LIT Board of Directors. “As an industry leader, they are uniquely qualified to help us meet our goals leveraging their national reach and strong commitment to diversity.”
“We are proud to be associated with Latinos In Transit and are enthusiastic about this new relationship,” said Kevin Jones, MV Chief Executive Officer. “Diversity is an important underpinning for the transit industry and we look forward to working with LIT to help develop a stronger workforce to serve our communities today and in the future.”
About Latinos In Transit
Founded in 2016, Latinos in Transit (LIT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and development of Latinos and other minorities in the public transit industry. Membership is made of public and private sector transportation professionals from across the nation who meets regularly to network, share information and celebrate the professional development of all members. For additional information, please visit http://www.latinosintransit.org.
About MV Transportation, Inc.
MV Transportation is the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting services firm in the United States. We provide paratransit, fixed-route, campus and corporate shuttles, and student transportation services, partnering with over 200 city and county government transit agencies, school districts, universities, and corporations. Founded in 1975, MV provides freedom for over 110 million passengers each year across 30 states and Canada with a team of more than 20,000 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit http://www.mvtransit.com.