FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MV Transportation Selected to Operate Anchorage Alaska by whoodeewhoo



MV Transportation Selected to Operate Anchorage, Alaska Paratransit Service

Anchorage, Alaska – April 18, 2007 − The Municipality of Anchorage has
selected MV Transportation to operate the area's ADA and other coordinated
paratransit services beginning July 1.

Under the terms of the $12 million, three-year contract, MV will operate 45
vehicles and employ more than 70 employees. MV will use the Trapeze
scheduling software, on-vehicle Mentor mobile data terminals and several MV-
designed proprietary tools, including a passenger call system, to monitor on-time
performance and service quality.

Also, MV's driver training will include several hours of sensitivity training
provided in conjunction with local disability and elder care advocacy groups and
outreach centers.

“As a company that caters to the transportation needs of seniors and people with
disabilities, we are firm believers that they are the experts in teaching sensitivity
awareness,” said Kevin Klika, MV's President of West Coast Operations, whose
team of seasoned transit professionals will manage the contract.

Klika further stated that MV is excited about the opportunity to work with the
Municipality of Anchorage, and promises to provide the community with
professional service.

With this contract award, Alaska becomes the 27th state in which MV operates.
Based in Fairfield, California, MV is the largest private provider of paratransit
services and the largest privately-owned transportation contracting firm in the
United States. MV employs more than 10,000 dedicated transit professionals.


Nikki Frenney, Director of Media Relations
Phone and fax: 707-863-8739

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