First Transit Strengthens Relationship with the City of Zanesville , Ohio

July 12, 2011
South East Area Transit renews management contract with First Transit.

The city of Zanesville, Ohio has renewed its management contract with First Transit, Inc., a  private provider of transit management, to oversee the operations of South East Area Transit (SEAT). The contract extends their relationship for an additional three years. At this facility, First Transit manages 47 employees and 28 buses, which transport more than 250,000 passengers annually. With this contract extension, Steve Connell will continue his duties as general manager of the location.

"We value our strong relationship with the city and are pleased to have been a part of the community for so many years," Connell said. "I look forward to continued success at this location and providing safe and reliable transportation services for the residents of the city."

Since 1986, First Transit has managed the fixed-route and paratransit services for SEAT. First Transit provides complete operations and transit management services, as well as comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs to meet customer transportation and budgetary needs.