Palm Tran

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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3201 Electronics Way
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
http://www.palmtran.org
561.841.4287

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Palm Tran's mission is to provide safe, efficient, affordable and reliable public transportation for the people of Palm Beach County. 
 

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Palm Tran earns NACo achievement award in transportation for its Go Glades flex service

July 1, 2020
The award honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
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Palm Tran reports zero preventative accidents in October 2019

Dec. 17, 2019
Palm Tran plans to continue this trend by deploying more tactics which exemplify its mission to provide access to opportunity for everyone; safely, efficiently and courteously...
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The Palm Tran Connection evacuated disabled individuals to the special needs shelter in West Palm Beach, Fla.
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Palm Tran prioritized most vulnerable populations throughout Hurricane Dorian

Sept. 23, 2019
Palm Tran helped evacuate the homeless and provided more than 300 trips for disabled and special needs residents leading up to the storm.
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Palm Tran honored by the Public Relations Society of America

Aug. 2, 2019
The Palm Tran Public Relations Section is being honored by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Sunshine District, which is comprised of more than one thousand public...
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Palm Tran expands PT-STAT Program with Performance Tuesdays initiative

June 7, 2019
The program intends to catalyze the success of the PT-Stat program by facilitating an ongoing exchange of ideas between Palm Tran staff and upper management.
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From L to R: Morganti Vice President of Operations Stephen Sines, Boynton Beach Mayor Steven Grant, Delray Beach City Commissioner Bill Bathurst, Palm Beach County Assistant Administrator Todd Bonlarron, Delray Beach City Commissioner Ryan Boylston, Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert Weinroth, Palm Beach County Mayor Mack Bernard, Delray Beach Mayor Shelly Petrolia, Palm Beach County Commissioner Gregg Weiss, Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker, Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes, Palm Tran Service Board Chair Carmencita Mitchell and Morganti President Nabil Takla.
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Palm Tran Breaks Ground on its South County Facility Expansion Project

May 9, 2019
Palm Tran kicked off its South County Facility Expansion project in a groundbreaking ceremony held April 23, 2019, at the construction site at 100 N. Congress Ave. in Delray Beach...
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Rendering of the Palm Tran South County Facility.
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Palm Tran to Break Ground on South County Facility Expansion

April 25, 2019
Palm Tran broke ground on a major expansion and renovation of its South County Facility on April 23, 2019, at 2 p.m.
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From L to R: Palm Tran Senior Manager of Operations Steven Fields, Assistant Palm Beach County Administrator Todd Bonlarron, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Chief Mike Mackey, Bus Operator Judeley Cantave, Bus Operator Chiquita Jackson, Bus Operator Jerome Norton, Bus Operator Tony Dino, bus operator Latoya Harvey, Bus Operator Arleanna Pierre and Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes.
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Half a Dozen Operators Graduate February 7, 2019, and Start Driving for Palm Tran

Feb. 27, 2019
Eager and fresh off Palm Tran bus operator training, three men and three women filled the seats in the Dale R. Smith Conference Room at Palm Tran Administration.
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Pahokee Mayor Keith Babb, Pahokee Native Telica Abrams-Cunningham and Palm Tran Executive Clinton B. Forbes.
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Palm Tran Kicks off New Transit Service Go Glades in Special Ceremony

Feb. 8, 2019
Palm Tran celebrated its new transit service, Go Glades, in a special kick-off ceremony held at Palm Tran’s facility in Belle Glade on January 23, 2019.
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2019 Pink Bus in photo (L-R) Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes, Assistant County Administrator Faye Johnson, Susan G. Komen Florida® Executive Director Kate Watt, County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay, Commissioner Hal R. Valeche, Commissioner Robert S. Weinroth, Mayor Mack Bernard, Commissioner Mary Lou Berger, Commissioner Dave Kerner, Vice Mayor Dave Kerner, County Administrator Verdenia Baker and Assistant County Administrator Todd Bonlarron.
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Palm Tran and Susan G. Komen Show Off the 2019 Pink Bus

Jan. 31, 2019
Palm Tran debuted its 2019 Pink Bus at the Palm Beach County Governmental Center on January 15, 2019, in conjunction with the meeting of the Board of County Commissioners.

Articles & News

Transit Bids-RFP

Consulting Services for Transit Management

June 17, 2024
Palm Beach County is seeking proposals for Consulting Services for Transit Management from qualified consultants to assist Palm Tran (transit department) in performing a wide ...
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Palm Tran launches “Let’s Get on the Bus!” challenge at Palm Beach Zoo

April 10, 2024
The challenge aims to promote ridership and sustainability by inspiring the community to take advantage of public transit.
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Palm Tran brings back the Bus Roadeo after long break

March 28, 2024
Eight fixed-route operators and 10 paratransit operators competed in different challenges testing their driving prowess.
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Clinton B. Forbes passes at 55

Nov. 7, 2023
Forbes had served as Palm Tran’s executive director since 2015 and will be remembered for committing his professional life to improving public transportation services, fostering...
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Left to right: Assistant County Administrator Todd J. Bonlarron, County Commissioner Sara Baxter, Ladi March-Goldwire, County Commissioner Maria G. Marino, Palm Tran Bus Operator Marsha Solomon, ATU Local 1577 President Dwight Mattingly and Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes.
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Palm Tran Bus Operator Recognized for Act of Kindness

Oct. 3, 2023
Palm Tran Bus Operator Marsha Solomon’s actions exemplify how transit provides connections beyond geographic locations.
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Pictured left to right on the bottom row: Records and Operations Analyst Gesselle Hernandez, Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes, Bus Operator Tracy Brooks, Bus Operator Raymond Johnson, Bus Operator Joseph Cineus, Bus Operator Mary Hargrett, Bus Operator Chelsea Coppel, Bus Operator De Nell Timothy, Bus Operator Pauris St. Val, Bus Operator LaTonya Simeton, Safety and Training Officer Fred Richardson and Bus Operator Loretta Fuegos. Pictured left to right on the top row: Bus Operator Aamer Semuel, Mayor Gregg K. Weiss, Bus Operator Jean Moise, Assistant County Administrator Todd J. Bonlarron, Commissioner Michael A. Barnett and InterimSafety and Training Operations Manager Delvon Meredith.
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Palm Tran celebrates 10 spring bus operator graduates as hiring initiatives continue

April 17, 2023
The program involves classroom work, ADA training, weeks of driving a fixed-route bus with an instructor, as well as training in the agency’s core values.
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Clockwise from top left: Benjamin Limmer; Fredlyn Johnson; Anthony McCabe and Douglas Jensen.
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People on the Move – Transit Edition: CTDOT; Palm Tran and TCAT

April 13, 2023
Personnel updates from around the transit industry.
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Palm Tran Connection Service Coordinator Israel Aray helps Bettye-Jane Bonin off a Palm Tran Connection paratransit passenger van that arrived at the Special Needs Evacuation Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Bonin was picked up at her home and brought to the shelter hours before Hurricane Nicole was to make landfall on the east coast of Florida.
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As Hurricane Nicole Took Aim at Florida, Palm Tran Aided Thousands

Dec. 27, 2022
Palm Tran lifted fares and provided more than 5,000 rides, assisting residents in preparing for the storm and evacuating them to shelters.
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Christian G. Londono named Palm Tran Public Transportation director of support services

Nov. 8, 2022
Londono is a dedicated transit professional with nine years of transit experience in the areas of transit planning, strategic planning, operations, contract management, data analysis...
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Michelle Edwards Arnold, director at Collier Area Transit (CAT) presenting Loretta Fuegos, left, and Murray Seabrook with Operator of the Year awards.
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Two Palm Tran bus drivers take home Operator of the Year Awards at the 2022 Florida Public Transportation Association Conference

Oct. 7, 2022
Palm Tran Bus Drivers Loretta Fuegos and Murray Seabrook took home two top state-wide awards at the 2022 Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) Conference: 1st Place...

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Palm Tran Driver Prevented the Death of a Pedestrian
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Palm Tran Driver Prevented the Death of a Pedestrian

Oct. 30, 2017
Palm Tran has recognized Bus Operator Thomas Guthy for his quick-thinking and superior driving skills that prevented the death of a pedestrian.

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Palm Tran named Tennille Decoste as executive chief of human resources.
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People on the Move: Palm Tran, KCATA, Operation Lifesaver

Palm Tran and KCATA make appointments to their executive teams, while OLI names state coordinators.
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Left to right: County Administrator Verdenia C. Baker, Transit Ambassador Nicky Brown and Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes ride Palm Tran Route 1 to The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens.
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Palm Beach County leaders among many who participated in Dump the Pump Day on June 17

July 26, 2022
Dump the Pump Day is designed to encourage everyone to try out public transportation instead of traveling by single-occupant vehicles.
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Left to right: Palm Beach County Assistant County Administrator Todd J. Bonlarron, Palm Beach County Commissioner Gregg K. Weiss and Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes.
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Palm Tran’s ‘Proud Together’ bus leads return of Palm Beach Pride Parade

April 6, 2022
The parade returned for its first gathering since 2019 and was led by a vehicle that celebrates inclusion and diversity.
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Recently graduated interns for Palm Tran. Left to right: Roneil Victor, Ashley Goldsmith, Johnathan James and Megan Swift.
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New Student Employee Program Designed to Build Leaders in Transit

Nov. 7, 2021
Palm Tran has developed a new student-focused program where both agency and student employee grow from the experience.
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Palm Tran trains bus operators with new visual impairment simulation technology

July 21, 2021
Palm Tran aims to ensure operators appreciate the need for engaging riders who have visual impairments or are blind when they are boarding and exiting the bus, finding their seats...
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Palm Tran's June 2021 graduating bus operators include: Brandy Bell, Angelo DiGrigoli, April Gadson, Mirvens Lixe, Bruce LaRoche Jr., Tangela Roundtree, Adriana Villa.
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Bus operators are essential and celebrated at Palm Tran’s Graduation Ceremony

June 21, 2021
Palm Tran operators' rigorous six-week training includes vehicle operations, customer relations and emergency management, with a special focus on protective measures against COVID...
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The April 2021 bus operator graduates stand alongside Palm Beach County Commissioner Maria Sachs, ATU Local 1577 President Dwight Mattingly and Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes.
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Palm Tran welcomes seven new bus operators with socially distanced ceremony

May 24, 2021
The seven new operators were trained on a curriculum covering topics such as maintaining and operating the buses, communicating with riders and, due to COVID-19, ensuring the ...
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One of two LCD screens included in the new audiovisual information system.
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Palm Tran installs new audiovisual information system on buses

May 19, 2021
The systems will provide real-time visual and audio announcements, to make riding transit easier and more accessible.
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Palm Tran is using SanUVAire's Breathe-Safe UV system.
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Palm Tran invests in ultraviolet radiation technology to combat COVID-19

May 17, 2021
The system purifies contaminated air and recirculates it back into the vehicle.