Tri Delta Transit Named Best Transit System in North America

Oct. 16, 2014
Tri Delta Transit, has been named the best transit system of its size in North America by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

The Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, better known as Tri Delta Transit, has been named the best transit system of its size in North America by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for efforts to enhance service, efficiencies and overall effectiveness.

"This is the highest honor in our industry," said Jeanne Krieg, Tri Delta Transit’s CEO. “This award is a tribute to our progressive and supportive Board of Directors as well as to the hard work and commitment

of each Tri Delta Transit employee. The dedication, enthusiasm, and innovative spirit our employees show every day make me proud to lead our award-winning organization. We are very excited – and honored -- to receive this award.”

Tri Delta Transit was ranked #1 in the 4 million and under passenger category. 

APTA gives out the Outstanding Transportation System Achievement Award annually to honor transit systems demonstrating exceptional efficiency and effectiveness. Transit systems are judged on services and programs, safety, operations, customer service, financial management, attendance and employee costs, advancement of minorities and women, marketing, policy and administration, and community relations.

In achieving this award, Tri Delta Transit has demonstrated itself as a leader locally and across the nation with its environmental initiatives, innovative ideas and partnerships, and its responsive service.

“It is my honor to congratulate Tri Delta Transit for receiving this national recognition,” said Congressman Jerry McNerney. “Their effective policies, innovative customer outreach and exemplary service means the residents of Eastern Contra Costa County have access to reliable, safe and high-quality public tranbsportation services. The hard-working men and women of Tri Delta Transit are well deserving of this great distinction.”