Transdev North America

Lombard, IL 60148


About Transdev North America

Transdev is the leading operator and integrator of multiple modes of public transportation, operating multiple modes such as bus, rail, paratransit, non-emergency medical transport, autonomous vehicles, shuttles and vehicle maintenance services.


720 East Butterfield Rd, Suite 300
Lombard, IL 60148
United States of America

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As an operator and global integrator of mobility, Transdev – The mobility company – empowers freedom to move every day thanks to safe, reliable and innovative solutions that serve the common good. We are proud to deliver safe, efficient, easy to use and environmentally-friendly transportation services that connect people and communities. Our approach is rooted in long-term partnerships with businesses and public authorities and in the relentless pursuit of the safest and most innovative mobility solutions. We are a team of people serving people, and mobility is what we do. In the U.S., we operate multiple modes such as bus, rail, paratransit, non-emergency medical transport, autonomous vehicles, shuttles and vehicle maintenance services in 46 States, plus DC and Puerto Rico. Globally, we have a team of 101,000 across 19 countries. Our U.S. headquarters is based near Chicago, Ill.

Products and Press Releases


Modoc Transportation Agency extends contract with Transdev for Sage Stage demand response service

June 24, 2024
The operation and management of Modoc's Sage Stage bus service was first awarded to Transdev in 2019.
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BC Transit to launch on-demand transit option in Kelowna, B.C.

April 19, 2024
This is BC Transit's first approach to implementing digital on-demand services into its system.

Transdev, Community Transit extend operating and maintenance contract

Jan. 18, 2024
Transdev will continue to operate and support Community Transit’s commuter bus and Sound Transit's ST Express service.

Nassau County extends contract with Transdev for its NICE Bus service

Nov. 14, 2023
Transdev will be supporting NICE Bus commuters traveling within Nassau County’s 280 square miles and between New York City and Nassau County, connecting riders to key subway stops...
Transdev to continue providing maintenance services to MMT

Transdev to continue providing maintenance services to Mountain Metropolitan Transit

Oct. 16, 2023
Transdev is MMT's current provider for the management, maintenance and repairs of the agency's fleet under MMT’s Transit Fleet Maintenance Program.

Jill Barnett resigns as Lextran's executive director and general manager

July 10, 2023
Barnett has decided to leave the agency after 14 years for a position outside of the transit industry; her last day with Lextran will be July 26.

Transdev begins new partnership with RTC of Southern Nevada July 1

June 30, 2023
RTC of Southern Nevada's fixed route transit services, as well as system safety and community engagement, will now be managed by Transdev after the original agreement was made...

Articles & News


People on the Move: Transdev, Nossaman, REV Group, WSP

Nov. 17, 2023
Personnel updates from around the transit industry.
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40 Under 40

2023 40 Under 40: Cristina Russell

Aug. 22, 2023
Cristina Russell, Vice President of Business Development, Transdev
Headshots: Transdev
Laura Hendricks, left, will lead the combined Transdev and First Transit teams in the U.S. and Arthur Nicolet will lead the combined teams in Canada.

Transdev completes acquisition of First Transit

The acquisition has gained all U.S. and Canadian regulatory approvals and the companies are operating as a single entity under the leadership of Laura Hendricks in the U.S. and...
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Left, Lauren Skiver, right, Keith Itzler.

People on the Move: Transdev, Beep and Dewberry

Feb. 9, 2023
Personnel updates from around the transit industry.
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A rendering of an Ontario Line platform.

Connect 6ix team awarded C$9 billion Ontario Line contract

Nov. 18, 2022
Along with the awarding of the second contract for the 15.6-kilometer Ontario Line, two RFQs were issued for the rail project’s northern segment.
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Transdev to acquire First Transit

Transdev’s says its expertise in fixed route bus and presence in rail combined with First Transit’s complementary positions in shuttle services and paratransit will provide an...
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Left to right: Bi-State Development approved an investment to retain and train employees; KAT has increased starting wages to attract new talent and Transev has joined an effort to committing to hiring refugees over the next three years.

Transit recruitment news: Bi-State Development; KAT; Transdev

Sept. 29, 2022
Retention pay, higher starting pay and a commitment to hire refugees are all tactics transit stakeholders are using for workforce development.
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Clockwise from top left, Simon West, Daniel Carter, Barbara Van Riper, Tia Purnell, Daniel Comorre and Jason Denue.
Left: Ed Reardon GM Transdev Rail, right, Gregory Fogarty, CEO TekTracking.

Transdev Rail selects TekTracking for inspection and testing contract

The use of TekTracking’s TIMPS and SITE platforms will help keep Tri-Rail trains running with track inspection and signal testing management.
Elena Daempfle
Elena Daempfle, CPA, Vice President of Finance, Transdev Services, Inc.
40 Under 40

2021 40 Under 40: Elena Daempfle, CPA

Nov. 23, 2021
Elena Daempfle, CPA, Vice President of Finance, Transdev Services, Inc.

Videos & Resources

Transdev Autonomous Transportation Experience

Transdev Autonomous Transportation Experience

June 28, 2016
Transdev is now operating Autonomous Vehicle (AV) passenger shuttles in multiple cities in Europe. Based on the success of those programs, the company has formed the Transdev ...
Leah Thumnail

Mass Transit TV: 6/1/12

June 1, 2012
Brought to you by SmartDrive, this episode looks at Talgo's open house, the U.S. High Speed Rail Association's conference in San Francisco and the upcoming 7th annual Dump the...

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Shared Mobility

Transdev, SamTrans launch microtransit service

June 21, 2023
As part of the partnership, Transdev began operation of the RidePlus microtransit service, addressing a long-term need in the East Palo Alto and Half Moon Bay areas.

Transdev and Teamsters Local 683 agree to deal to operate San Diego MTS bus routes in South Bay and East County

San Diego MTS bus service was affected by a work stoppage that began in late April; MTS Access and minibus service are both still impacted by the work stoppage, as negotiations...

RTC of Southern Nevada to implement several improvements starting July 1

The trio of changes coming to RTC's system are all designed to enhance the rider experience.

Transdev and LYNX partnering on paratransit service

May 25, 2023
As part of the new partnership that will begin June 1, Transdev will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, dispatch, scheduling, road supervision and overall management...

OCTA’s OC ACCESS paratransit service resumes full service

The return to full service occurs two weeks after OC ACCESS drivers went on strike May 3 during the negotiations of a new contract between the drivers and Transdev.

OCTA to change contractors in June for OC Bus fixed-route service

The new contractors, Keolis Transit Services, LLC, will take over from First Transit and operate up to 40 percent of the OC Bus fixed-route service while allowing for additional...

Transdev expands partnership with Colorado Springs with addition of MMT Fixed Route and Deviated Fixed Route Services

Feb. 3, 2023
Transdev has been partnering with Colorado Springs since 2016 when it signed its first contract with the city to maintain their fixed route fleet.
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Transdev adds management of TriMet’s Paratransit Eligibility Assessment and Travel Training Services

Jan. 31, 2023
The addition expands the agency’s partnership with Trimet, which already currently operates TriMet’s paratransit bus operations and its Operations Contact Center.
Transdev began operating and maintaining The Rapid's paratransit fleet on Oct. 1, 2022.

Transdev begins paratransit contract with The Rapid

Oct. 5, 2022
Transdev take on the responsibility of operating and maintaining The Rapid's paratransit fleet, which supports approximately 200,000 trips per year.