WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY In the spring of 2016, Western Kentucky University renewed McDonald Transit’s Management Contract to oversee and maintain the University’s Topper Transit services. General Manager, Steve Rowland and Maintenance Manager, Ricky Logsdon will serve the faculty, staff, and students of Western Kentucky University for another three year base term with the two one-year options. COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO On May 1, 2016, the City of Colorado Springs began our second contract term to operate the City’s Mountain Metro Fixed Route Transit Services. General Manager Jerry Triolo, Operations Manager, Gary Rushing, and their team will serve the City and residents of Colorado Springs for a three year base term with the four one-year options. Under our local management, Mountain Metro bus ridership increased 2.4% from 2014 to 2015.Read More
McDonald Transit’s General Manager of the Midland-Odessa Urban Transit District, Robert Stephens, was presented with the Outstanding Public Transportation General Manager Award for 2016 from the Texas Transit Association (TTA). TTA bestows this award annually to the public transportation manager who has made exceptional contributions to the public transportation industry in his local service area and the State of Texas.
The Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Region VI Office named McDonald Transit’s Citibus system in Lubbock, TX their Transit System of the Year for 2016. Citibus gained this honor through their comprehensive compliance with FTA rules and regulations, especially in the areas of grants management. Citibus’s 2013 Triennial Review resulted in no deficiencies. In 1991, Citibus was named the most outstanding small transit system in North America by APTA. In our 32 years of managing Citibus, we have had only two General Managers