Veolia Transportation announced that the Greater Attleboro – Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) renewed their management contract with Veolia Transportation. The contract, which went into effect on July 1, 2012, is for one year with (4) one year options.
Veolia employs 75 local workers and has managed service of the agency's 100 vehicles for the past eight years which includes operating and maintaining 50 vehicles for the Council on Aging. The other 50 vehicles provide transportation for the general public.
Veolia's Regional Vice President Steve Shaw commented on the award. "We are pleased with GATRA's decision to renew this contract," he said. "We've worked hard over the past eight years to provide quality service that is safe and reliable. We look forward to continuing to provide that same level of service."
GATRA is comprised of 27 communities and extends over 700 square miles in Southeastern Massachusetts.