Concho Valley Transit Recognized by Texas Transit AssociationPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX-- On March 26, 2018 the Texas Transit Association (TTA) presented the Concho Valley Transit District (CVTD) with the Outstanding Small Urban Transit System Award during the 2018 TTA Annual Conference and Roadeo in San Antonio, TX.
"The Concho Valley Transit District would like to thank all drivers, administration, and staff for displaying continuous improvements by providing exceptionally safe, reliable, and friendly services to the city of San Angelo and beyond," the CVTD said in a statement. "Without you this award would not be possible as you have truly made this organization what it is today. Thank you for being exceptional service providers, encouraging one another, and for allowing our community to thrive."
The Texas Transit Association recognized CVTD for its recent innovative practices and its improvements in making services more effective for riders.
In just the past 2 years alone, CVTD has been able to improve their safety record through hands on training and engaging their drivers in re-imagined safety blitz’s that are equal parts educational and entertaining.
On time performance has improved through the implementation of bus stops. These efforts have been paying off, as CVTD accident reports per year have been cut by over thirty percent.
Secondly, through the collaborative efforts of the administration and staff, CVTD was able to increase efficiency, enough to allow for increased salaries and driver wages across the board.
Lastly, CVTD has been able to build local relationships with the surrounding universities, wellness homes, and small business in order to increase ridership continue regional coordination efforts and to plan transportation for new and exciting groups of individuals.
In addition to CVTD’s 2018 Outstanding Small Urban Transit System Award, CVTD was also the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Rural Transit System Award just last spring.
CVTD’s mission is to provide safe, reliable, and friendly service to the community thus giving them access while allowing them to maintain their independence.
With these two awards in hand, we would like to sincerely thank drivers, staff, and administration for making our mission a reality.
There are exciting opportunities arising, such as automatic fare systems, in house maintenance, new inner city bus services, and employee retention programs for Concho Valley Transit District. Thank you again and we are so excited for you all to be the face of change in world of public transportation.