RATP DEV USA AWARDED GODURHAM FIXED ROUTE OPERATIONS CONTRACT IN DURHAM, NC
(May 16, 2023) – RATP Dev USA, the North American subsidiary of the global transportation provider, announces it has been awarded a fixed route operations contract in Durham, NC, which will operate under the name GoDurham. This will be RATP Dev USA's seventh location in North Carolina. The contract will have a service start date of July 1 and a five-year base term, with the potential for up to two option years.
The contract will involve the operation of 58 vehicles and the management of 245 employees. "We are thrilled to partner with GoDurham and contribute to the city's vibrant transportation network," said Steve Sherrer, Regional Vice President of RATP Dev USA. "Our team is dedicated to delivering safe, reliable and sustainable transportation solutions, and we look forward to serving the Durham community."
Cyril Aubin, Chief Executive Officer at RATP Dev USA, added, "We are excited to expand our presence in North Carolina with this new contract, and to partner with GoDurham in improving mobility for residents and visitors alike. This partnership is a testament to our company's commitment to innovation, sustainability and excellence in service."
In addition, RATP Dev USA recognizes the importance of maintaining driver consistency, and will be offering employment opportunities to the current employees. "We value the experience and expertise of the current drivers, and we are committed to providing a smooth transition for both our new and existing employees," said Steve Sherrer.