New partnership to focus on improving operational efficiency and level of customer service to the community
DALLAS, Texas (June 30, 2020) – MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide fixed-route and paratransit services by St. Lucie County, Florida beginning July 1, 2020.
Under terms of the five-year contract, MV will oversee all operational activities associated with fixed-route bus and on-demand Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant paratransit services, including the award-winning Treasure Coast Connector system. The company will be responsible for service delivery, maintenance, reservations, scheduling, and dispatch.
“St. Lucie County remains committed to providing safe and reliable transportation for the entire area community,” said St. Lucie County Commissioner Chair Cathy Townsend. “MV’s experience as a leading transportation provider and compelling vision of the future of transit will help us continue to meet the mobility needs of the county’s growing population. Additionally, their experience on the Treasure Coast will only help provide a more seamless ride to bring people in and out of our county.”
“We look forward to our partnership with St. Lucie County and appreciate the confidence its leaders and board have placed in MV,” said Steve Trinkle, MV Senior Vice President, who will oversee operations. “We are confident that we can enhance the experience the county provides its passengers with our proven operational expertise and innovative solutions.”
MV’s new contract with St. Lucie County extends the company’s long history of providing transportation services to Florida communities, with additional services offered in Collier County, Coral Gables, Gainesville, Hialeah, Jacksonville, Martin County, Okaloosa County, Okeechobee County, Orlando, and Palm Beach County.
About the Treasure Coast Connector
Managed by St. Lucie County’s Transit Division, the Treasure Coast Connector is the free, award-winning public transit system for Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie County. To find out more about the Treasure Coast Connector call 772-462-1778 or visit www.slcride.org. The Treasure Coast Connector: “We are not going anywhere; we are going everywhere!”
About MV Transportation, Inc.
MV is the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting services ﬁrm in North America and a leader in providing the specialized on-demand ADA-compliant transportation of persons with disabilities and the elderly. 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 28 states and Canada with a team of more than 20,000 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit http://www.mvtransit.com.
MV Transportation, Inc.
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