MV Transportation Selected to Provide Paratransit Services for El Paso Region
Renewed partnership with Sun Metro focused on balancing efficiency and innovation to meet evolving transportation needs
DALLAS, Texas (November 12, 2019) – MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide paratransit services for Sun Metro Transit (“Sun Metro”) in El Paso, Texas beginning December 1, 2019.
Under terms of the five-year contract, with additional three- and two-year options, MV will provide safe and reliable paratransit transportation for the El Paso region. The company will be responsible for operations, maintenance, reservations, customer service, and rider eligibility certification within Sun Metro’s LIFT paratransit service system. LIFT is Sun Metro's paratransit service for ADA paratransit-eligible clients, providing origin to destination, on-demand transportation. The LIFT service compliments the service area and hours of operation offered by Sun Metro's traditional public transit service.
With this latest contract, MV extends a long-standing partnership with Sun Metro into its second decade after beginning initial services in 2012. In the first 10 months of 2019, MV has managed over 250,000 trips for LIFT passengers.
“We are proud of our partnership with Sun Metro and thrilled with the opportunity to continue providing much-needed paratransit transportation for the El Paso community,” said Darrin Hoover, regional vice president, MV Transportation, who oversees the operations. “We remain committed to continuously improving overall system reliability and bringing new and innovative ideas that provide the best passenger experience.”
MV is the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting services ﬁrm in North America and a leader in providing specialized on-demand ADA-compliant transportation of persons with disabilities and the elderly.
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.