RATP Dev USA Renews Contract with the City of Tucson
Fort Worth, Texas (May 9, 2019) – RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has renewed their contract with the City of Tucson to continue providing transit management services for the Sun Tran Fixed Route Bus, Sun Van ADA Paratransit, and Sun Link Streetcar systems. RATP Dev USA has been the provider of transit management services for the City of Tucson since 2013.
The City of Tucson selected RATP Dev USA to continue the partnership through a national competitive process that awarded the contract based on best qualified and value procurement. The new contract will cover an initial period of five years with additional three- and two-year options. Under the terms of the contract, RATP Dev USA will provide complete management of the consolidated City of Tucson system.
“We are excited to continue our partnership with the City of Tucson. RATP Dev USA shares their vision of providing a safe, efficient, and seamless transportation experience to all riders, and we will continue to support the City in the development and expansion of transit services for Tucson. I look forward to the next five plus years of growth and continued best in class service,” said Steve Spade, General Manager.
Samuel Credio, P.E., Deputy Director of Transportation for the City of Tucson said, “The City of Tucson is proud to renew our partnership with RATP Dev USA. We look forward to the continued excellent service that RATP Dev has provided the City of Tucson since 2013. RATP Dev embraces the vision of the City of Tucson to provide outstanding, seamless transit services to every rider.”
“RATP Dev USA and the City of Tucson have accomplished great things together, including the startup and success of the Sun Link Streetcar,” noted Blaine Rigler, President and CEO of RATP Dev USA, “We are thrilled to continue this great work and take the City of Tucson transit system into the future through innovative transit solutions.”