Maryland Transit Administration Awards Paratransit Contract to MV Transportation | News
Existing partnership expanded to encompass operations of MobilityLink paratransit service
DALLAS, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide paratransit services by the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration ( MDOT MTA), starting May 17, 2022.
MDOT MTA is one of the largest multimodal transportation systems in United Statesoperating LocalLink bus service, commuter bus, Light RailLink, Metro SubwayLink, MARC train service and a comprehensive Mobility paratransit system.
Under the terms of the new seven-year contract, MV will provide safe and reliable paratransit services within the MobilityLink system, the city’s paratransit service for people with disabilities who cannot use the MTA fixed-route system. . MV operated paratransit services for MDOT MTA between 2004 and 2019 and since then has retained responsibility for the Mobility Operations Control Center (MOCC), where it currently manages over thirty thousand MobilityLink customer trips per week .
“We look forward to our expanded partnership with the Maryland Transit Administration and appreciate the trust its leaders and board have placed in MV,” said Tom Egan, CEO of MV. “MobilityLink is a vital service to the community and we are committed to leveraging our extensive paratransit expertise to continually improve safety, reliability and the overall user experience.”
As part of MV’s paratransit operations start-up efforts, the company is rolling out an extensive hiring program that includes recruiting and onboarding over 500 new team members, who will go through the rigorous safety program and company training. Those interested in joining the MV team can call 410-303-8829 to schedule an interview or apply online at http://careers.mvtransit.com.
About MV Transportation, Inc.
MV is the largest private passenger transportation contracting service company in North America and a leader in providing ADA-compliant on-demand specialized transportation for people with disabilities and seniors. We provide paratransit, fixed-route, public and private shuttle, and student transportation services, in partnership with more than 200 municipal and county transit agencies, school districts, universities, airports, and companies. Founded in 1975, MV provides freedom to more than 110 million passengers each year in 28 states and Canada. For more information, please visit http://www.mvtransit.com.
Jeff WomackMV Transportation, Inc., 972-391-4636, [email protected]
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