RATP Dev USA Awarded Multi-Year Operations Contract with City of Winston-Salem

(Fort Worth, Texas, 20 May 2024) – RATP Dev USA, a subsidiary of RATP Dev and a leading provider of transit operations and management, is delighted to announce the award of a significant contract by the City of Winston-Salem to provide operations and maintenance services for its transit system, Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA).

The operations contract, previously a management contract, has been awarded for an initial term of five (5) years, with the option for renewal for up to two (2) additional years, subject to mutual agreement between the City and RATP Dev USA. This milestone marks RATP Dev USA's seventh active contract in North Carolina, further solidifying its commitment to providing outstanding transit solutions across the state.

"We are thrilled to expand our presence in North Carolina through this partnership with the City of Winston-Salem," said Steve Sherrer, Vice President of Operations at RATP Dev USA. "This contract win is a testament to our proven track record of delivering excellence in transit operations and maintenance. We are honored to have the opportunity to serve the residents of Winston-Salem and contribute to the community's mobility needs."

Cyril Aubin, CEO of RATP Dev USA, added, "At RATP Dev USA, we take pride in our commitment to operational excellence and customer satisfaction. This contract award speaks volumes about the dedication of our team and our ongoing efforts to deliver innovative transit solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients and passengers."

RATP Dev USA's commitment to excellence in transit operations is further exemplified by recent industry recognitions. One of the company's drivers in Raleigh, North Carolina, was honored with the prestigious Driver of the Year award by the North Carolina Public Transportation Association (NCPTA), highlighting RATP Dev USA's dedication to safety and service excellence. Additionally, GoRaleigh, a contract awarded to RATP Dev USA in early 2023, was awarded System of the Year at the NCPTA conference, underscoring the company's ability to deliver best-in-class transit services.

RATP Dev USA is committed to a smooth transition process, with service expected to commence on August 1, 2024. The company will work closely with the City of Winston-Salem to ensure a seamless transition and minimize any disruptions to transit operations.