Keolis begins new metro operation in Hyderabad (India)

  On 29 November, 2017, Keolis has begun its first passenger services on an initial 30km section of a new automated metro network in Hyderabad, India.   Expected to carry 1.3 million passengers daily when fully operational, the Hyderabad metro will help to reduce road congestion and boost the local economy.   This new metro […]

AAA and Keolis Launch Nation’s First Public Self-Driving Shuttle in Downtown Las Vegas

The AAA Free Self-Driving shuttle, operated by Keolis, is the largest self-driving pilot project in U.S. to operate in live traffic; AAA will study consumer responses to advance technology that could dramatically reduce traffic fatalities LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2017 – AAA, in partnership with Keolis, just brought the future of transportation to America, and […]

Keolis Presents its Innovations at ITS World Congress 2017 in Montreal, Canada

MONTREAL, Oct.27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/- As the global digital revolution continues apace, the mobility sector is undergoing a profound transformation. Intelligent Transport Systems are fundamental to smart and sustainable cities of the future. In this context, Keolis is constantly innovating to offer solutions that are Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric. From October 30th to November 2nd, 2017, Keolis invites […]

KEOLIS LAUNCHES SERVICE ON EIGHT-YEAR CONTRACT TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOOTHILL TRANSIT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

As first vehicle rolls out on schedule on July 1st at 4:45 a.m., Keolis Transit America pledges to improve service by “Thinking Like A Passenger”

POMONA, CA – July 6, 2017 – As the clock struck midnight on July 1st, Keolis Transit America took over the operations and maintenance of Foothill Transit-Pomona. Under the terms of the eight-year contract, announced in late April, Keolis is responsible for operating local fixed and express route transit services, including into downtown Los Angeles.

NAVYA AND KEOLIS PARTNER WITH CITY OF LAS VEGAS TO LAUNCH FIRST DRIVERLESS PUBLIC TRANSIT VEHICLE TO OPERATE IN U.S.

Public invited to ride NAVYA’s autonomous ARMA shuttle for free this week on streets of Las Vegas’ historic Fremont East Entertainment District

LAS VEGAS, JANUARY 10, 2017 – A new milestone in transportation was reached today as NAVYA and Keolis, in partnership with the city of Las Vegas, launched the first completely autonomous, fully electric shuttle ever to be deployed on a public roadway in the United States. The shuttle is being launched in the new Innovation District that was recently created by the city of Las Vegas in downtown Las Vegas.

Keolis Downer awarded the first multimodal transport contract in Newcastle, Australia

Keolis’ Australian subsidiary, Keolis Downer, has been awarded a 10 year contract to operate and maintain a new integrated public transport system in Newcastle. The contract will generate total revenue of around €312 million (AU$450 million) and will start in July 2017. This is the first multimodal contract to be tendered to the private sector in Australia and includes operations and maintenance for buses, ferries and a new light rail system. Through this new contract Keolis strengthens its presence in Australia and its position as a leading multimodal operator.

KEOLIS ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH IN UNITED STATES AND CANADA

New North American Headquarters moves to Boston

BOSTON, MA – September 13, 2016 – Keolis today announced a series of executive-level appointments to support the company’s growth and expansion at both the corporate and business unit level and to reaffirm its commitment to the North American market. The company, a global leader in providing innovative mobility solutions to public transport agencies, also announced that its North American headquarters will be based in Boston.

Keolis strengthens its foothold in the driverless vehicle market

Keolis orders four new autonomous shuttles as part of its expansion of driverless vehicle operations Keolis is now a minority shareholder of Navya, one of the main manufacturers of autonomous electric shuttles   PARIS – October 11, 2016 – Keolis, an innovative leader in sustainable and connected mobility, has confirmed its commitment to the driverless […]

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA AWARDED FIVE-YEAR, $5.7 MILLION CONTRACT TO COORDINATE LOS ANGELES CITYRIDE PARATRANSIT PROGRAM

LOS ANGELES – September 12, 2016 – Keolis Transit America announced today that it has been awarded a five-year $5.7 million contract by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation to provide technical support for the CityRide Paratransit Service, including managing the program’s database and administering the electronic transit fare card system. “We are pleased to […]

URBIS AND KEOLIS CANADA ARE TESTING AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE IN THE RCM LES MOULINS

TERREBONNE, July 6, 2016 – Urbis, with the collaboration of Keolis Canada, officially launches the test of an electric vehicle in the area. During the test, the electric vehicle will serve the RCM Les Moulins (Regional County Municipality of Les Moulins) for a week, from July 6 to 15, 2016, and will run randomly on Urbis’ internal routes. The vehicle will also be available at the Terrebonne terminal on July 15, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to offer users a demo ride.

KEOLIS AWARDS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO 25 GRADUATING SENIORS

Students in Boston, Brockton, Lawrence, Lynn and Worcester Selected for Post-Secondary Education and Training Grants Totaling $25,000

BOSTON, MA – June 16, 2016 – Keolis Commuter Services, operator of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail system, today awarded $25,000 in college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in five Massachusetts cities served by MBTA commuter rail – Boston, Brockton, Lawrence, Lynn and Worcester.

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA NAMES RYAN ADAMS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

LOS ANGELES – June 8, 2016 – Keolis Transit America announced today the appointment of Ryan Adams to the role of Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, with overall responsibility for the company’s business development activity and performance management systems. For the past three years, Adams had served as the company’s Vice President of Strategy […]

KEOLIS AND MBTA COMMUTER RAIL SET APRIL RECORD WITH 96 PERCENT ADJUSTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE

OTP on Commuter Rail’s North Side highest since 2003

BOSTON, MA – May 20, 2016 – Keolis Commuter Services, which operates the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail system, finished April 2016 with a 92.37 percent on-time performance rate for all lines, and a record 95.57 percent adjusted on-time performance, the best adjusted OTP since Keolis took over operations in July 2014. Adjusted on-time performance takes into account delay factors beyond Keolis’ control.

In addition, trains on the system’s North Side set a record in April with 95.30 percent on-time performance, the best April in 13 years.

LA GASPÉSIE AND KEOLIS CANADA: WORKING TOGETHER

MONTRÉAL, May 5, 2016 – The intercity transport division of Keolis Canada, Autocars Orléans Express, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Gaspé region for additional bus service to the tip of the peninsula.

ROBERT T. McCARTHY NAMED NEW CHIEF SAFETY OFFICER FOR KEOLIS COMMUTER SERVICES

McCarthy arrives in Boston from Southern California Regional Rail Authority, with extensive experience in safety compliance and accident investigations

BOSTON, MA – May 9, 2016 – Keolis Commuter Services has appointed Robert T. (R.T.) McCarthy as Chief Safety Officer, responsible for safety, security, emergency preparedness and regulatory compliance for its Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail contract.

KEOLIS DELIVERS BEST ON-TIME PERFORMANCE OF 2015 IN DECEMBER FOR MBTA COMMUTER RAIL

In second half of 2015, average number of late trains declined 25% over previous decade

BOSTON, MA – January 26, 2016 – Keolis Commuter Services, which operates the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail system, finished 2015 with the best on-time performance (OTP) of the year in December at 92.41 percent. When adjusted for delay factors beyond Keolis’ control, such as trespassers or police activity, on-time performance for December rose to 95.5 percent. Keolis officials said December is typically a challenging month because of the transition between falling leaves, falling temperatures and winter’s first snow.

KEOLIS AWARDED CONTRACT RENEWAL WITH SOUTH FLORIDA REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

Five-year contract valued at up to $29.5 million, $39.7 million with extension options

POMPANO, FL – January 19, 2016 – In a unanimous board vote last month, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) awarded Keolis a five-year operational contract for the organization’s Tri-Rail shuttle bus service. Keolis has been the operator of the contract since 2012 with other Keolis-acquired providers operating the contract since 2010.

KEOLIS REMINDS RESIDENTS AND PASSENGERS ABOUT INCREASED TRAIN SPEEDS ON FITCHBURG LINE

With track and signal work completed, train speeds have increased from 60 mph to 79 mph;
Local residents urged to exercise extra caution around tracks and railroad crossings

BOSTON, MA – January 14, 2016 – Keolis Commuter Services, which operates the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail system, today reminded passengers and residents to exercise caution along the Fitchburg Line now that maximum train speeds have increased from 60 mph to 79 mph as the result of track and signal upgrades between Boston and Fitchburg.

KEOLIS ANNOUNCES BEST OCTOBER ON-TIME PERFORMANCE FOR MBTA COMMUTER RAIL SINCE 2006

Slowdowns related to “slippery rail” conditions a major cause of delays for the month

BOSTON, MA – November 18, 2015 – Keolis Commuter Services, which operates the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail system, finished out the month of October with an unadjusted on-time weekday performance rate of 90.44 percent, the best performance for that month in nearly a decade.

IMPROVEMENTS AT ORLÉANS EXPRESS – KEOLIS CANADA LAUNCHES ITS INNOVATION PLAN

MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Keolis Canada has embarked on an initiative to improve its overall services and has taken the necessary steps to meet its objective. Today, the company is unveiling its innovation plan, which will mean positive changes for our customers. Our timeline will enable the established clientele we have served for the past 25 years to monitor our initiatives as they are announced and maintain their trust in the company.

VRE OPENS NEW SPOTSYLVANIA STATION

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY AND ALEXANDRIA, VA – November 16, 2015 – With the theme “Welcome to the Fast Track, Spotsylvania,” the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and Spotsylvania County cut the ribbon today at the new Spotsylvania VRE commuter rail station.

KEOLIS CANADA, PUBLIC TRANSIT OPERATOR FOR THE RCM LES MOULINS

Montreal, October 16, 2015 – Keolis Canada is delighted with the renewal of its contract as operator for Transport urbain Les Moulins, through the company’s subsidiary Lanau Bus SEC. Last night, the RCM council approved the decision to entrust Keolis Canada with service to its territory, which includes the towns of Terrebonne and Mascouche. This second mandate consolidates the Quebec activities of the Keolis group subsidiary.

KEOLIS AND MBTA PROVIDE DETAILS ON COMMUTER RAIL PREPARATIONS FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER

New Snow Fighting Equipment Demonstrated at West Cambridge Maintenance Facility

BOSTON, MA – November 4, 2015 – Purchasing new snow fighting equipment, creating dedicated snow response teams and centralizing passenger communications are among the actions being taken by Keolis Commuter Services and the MBTA to prepare the commuter rail system for winter in order to keep trains operating safely and to minimize impacts to passengers.

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA WELCOMES SCOTT LANSING AS GENERAL MANAGER OF LAS VEGAS OPERATIONS

Industry Veteran Known as Leader in Safety, Customer Service, and Employee and Labor Relations

LAS VEGAS – October 21, 2015 – Keolis Transit America today announced the appointment of Scott Lansing as general manager of its Las Vegas operations. Lansing is a veteran in the public transportation industry, with a track record of providing high quality and efficient transit operations.

KEOLIS HONORED WITH TWO FIRST PLACE AD WHEEL AWARDS FROM AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

Ad Wheel Awards celebrate excellence in public transportation marketing and communications

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 7, 2015 – Keolis received two first place Ad Wheel Awards from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) at the organization’s annual meeting Monday. The awards included a first place designation for Keolis’ “Thinking Like A Passenger” print media ads, as well as one for Keolis’ conference and trade show booth which includes a light rail simulator and bus stop, among other features.

KEOLIS EXECUTIVE RYAN ADAMS NAMED TO MASS TRANSIT LIST OF TOP 40 UNDER 40 IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

Adams recognized for leadership, innovation and achievements at Keolis and throughout the passenger transportation industry

ARLINGTON, VA – September 21, 2015 – Keolis Transit America’s Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, Ryan Adams, has been named to Mass Transit magazine’s 2015 Top 40 Under 40. The annual list is comprised of young professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry.

KEOLIS WELCOMES COMTO TO BOSTON

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials aims to see the diverse faces of America equally reflected at all levels of the transportation industry

BOSTON, MA – July 12, 2015 – Keolis, operator of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail, welcomed members of the Conference of Minority Transportation Leaders to Boston this week for the group’s 44th Annual National Meeting and Training Congress.

VRE EXERCISES OPTION TO EXTEND CONTRACT WITH KEOLIS FOR ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS

Officials Cite Keolis’ Strong Operational Performance and Rising Customer Satisfaction Scores as Key Factors in Contract Decision

ROCKVILLE, MD – July 13, 2015 – The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) has exercised its option to extend its contract with Keolis for an additional five years to operate the VRE commuter rail trains which serve Washington D.C.’s Northern Virginia suburbs.

KEOLIS COMMUTER SERVICES NAMES KENNETH TRAHAN CHIEF MECHANICAL OFFICER FOR BOSTON MBTA COMMUTER RAIL CONTRACT

Former Director of Maintenance for United Airlines in Cleveland and Boston will Coordinate Daily Fleet Maintenance for MBTA Commuter Rail

BOSTON, MA – July 8, 2015 – Keolis Commuter Services announced today it has named Kenneth Trahan chief mechanical officer for its contract to operate the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail system. In this role, Trahan will manage Keolis’ fleet maintenance operations ensuring the safety, performance and regulatory compliance of the locomotives and coach cars that transport more than 125,000 people across Greater Boston each day.

RTC BUS SERVICE OPERATOR KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA REACHES AGREEMENT WITH AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION

Two-Year Contract Provides Increased Wages and Benefits for Keolis’ Las Vegas Area Bus System Employees

LAS VEGAS – July 7, 2015 – Keolis announced today that the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1536 has overwhelmingly ratified a collective bargaining agreement with Keolis Transit America, which provides fixed route bus services for Las Vegas’ Regional Transportation Commission (RTC). The agreement, which covers drivers and mechanics, runs through July 6, 2017 and provides employees with increases in both wages and benefits.

KEOLIS AMERICA PRESIDENT AND CEO STEVE H. TOWNSEND TO RETIRE

Industry Veteran Will Continue to Consult on Key Projects for Keolis

ROCKVILLE, MD – July 2, 2015 – Keolis announced today that Keolis America President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Townsend is retiring after a 43-year career spanning multiple industries including oil and gas, environmental services, facilities management and transportation.

KEOLIS PAYS TRIBUTE TO FIRST RESPONDERS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA AND AROUND THE WORLD WITH SPONSORSHIP OF 2015 WORLD POLICE & FIRE GAMES

12,000 Police and Firefighters to Test Their Athletic Skills in Global Competition in Fairfax, Virginia

FAIRFAX, VA – June 22, 2015 – Keolis, a leading provider of passenger transportation services with operations in U.S. and Canada is supporting local first responders on their journey to Fairfax, Virginia to compete in the 2015 World Police & Fire Games from June 26 to July 5.

KEOLIS TO REINSTATE 42 MBTA COMMUTER RAIL TRAIN TRIPS ON MARCH 16, AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Largest number of trips restored in a single day since recovery began

BOSTON, MA – March 12, 2015 – Keolis Commuter Service today announced that it will restore service on an additional 42 MBTA Commuter Rail trains on March 16, a major milestone in its plan to restore full service by March 30. This marks the largest number of commuter trains restored to service since the recovery schedule was put in place after winter storms impacted the commuter rail fleet.

KEOLIS NAMES NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM FOR KEOLIS COMMUTER SERVICES

Gerald C. Francis Named General Manager; Franck Dubourdieu Named Deputy GM For Keolis Boston Operation

BOSTON, MA – February 26, 2015 – Keolis announced today that Gerald C. Francis has been named the general manager of its Keolis Commuter Services unit in Boston, the operator of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail network since July 1, 2014.

KEOLIS NAMES ROBERT HINCHCLIFFE DIRECTOR OF LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT FOR NORTH AMERICA

Hinchcliffe Responsible for Managing and Developing Light Rail Transit Operations As Keolis Looks to Expand in North American Market

ROCKVILLE, MD – November 25, 2014 – Keolis, a leading provider of passenger transportation services throughout the U.S. and Canada, has named Robert Hinchcliffe director of light rail transit for its North American operations.

Mr. Hinchcliffe will be responsible for developing and managing light rail transit systems in the region, including the GrandLinq in Ontario, as well as business development opportunities across North America.

STEPHEN SHAW NAMED CEO OF KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA

Industry veteran to lead all Keolis transit operations in United States

ROCKVILLE, MD – November 13, 2014 – Keolis announced today that Stephen W. Shaw has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of its Keolis Transit America subsidiary, with overall responsibility for managing the company’s transit operations in the US. Keolis is a leader in the transit industry, operating fixed-route bus service, shuttle service, paratransit, and taxis, while providing fleet maintenance and call center management for public transportation authorities throughout the US.

Keolis Commuter Services Cleaning Program Shines Up MBTA Stations and Passenger Cars

BOSTON – September 17, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services announced today that it has completed the cleaning of all commuter rail passenger cars operating from Boston’s North Station, and all passenger cars operating out of South Station should be cleaned in the coming weeks – part of Keolis’ commitment to improve the passenger experience for […]

FROM DEPLOYMENT TO EMPLOYMENT

Keolis Transit America Partners with Veterans Groups

LOS ANGELES, CA – Keolis Transit America is among the ranks of Patriotic Employers to provide a working opportunity for armed forces through the Work for Warriors program. Work for Warriors has now brought in a new line of defense, by also calling up Reservists to participate in the program.

Keolis Announces Sponsorship of Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebrating Anniversary of America’s National Anthem

Maryland-based Company Helps “Bring America Home” to its Patriotic Roots in Baltimore’s Historic Inner Harbor

BALTIMORE, MD – August 7, 2014 – Keolis, a leading provider of passenger transportation services throughout the U.S. and Canada, announced today its sponsorship of the Star-Spangled Spectacular – the nation’s bicentennial celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Keolis Sponsors 2015 World Police & Fire Games

Company Pledges Support for 12,000 First Responders Competing in Single Largest Event Ever Held in Northern Virginia

ROCKVILLE, MD – July 29, 2014 – Keolis, a leading provider of passenger transportation services throughout the U.S. and Canada, today announced it will be a major sponsor of the 2015 World Police & Fire Games, in which an estimated 12,000 first responders from around the world will compete in more than 1,600 medal events across 60 sports.

KEOLIS COMMUTER SERVICES NAMES BENJAMIN VAUTRIN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Vautrin to Provide Financial Counsel for Keolis Commuter Services’ Boston Operations

BOSTON – July 15, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services, which operates the commuter rail network for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, has named Benjamin Vautrin as its chief financial officer. In this role, Vautrin is responsible for financial planning and reporting activities for Keolis’ Boston operations.

Franck Dubourdieu Named Director of Quality and Environmental Services, for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Commuter Rail Contract

Dubourdieu to Oversee Quality Assurance and Regulation Compliance Activities For MBTA’s Commuter Rail System

BOSTON – July 14, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services has named Franck Dubourdieu director of quality and environmental services, for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail contract, which Keolis began operating on July 1. In this role, he will oversee quality assurance, regulation compliance, and performance management and introduce LEAN management in the organization’s activities

Thomas Mulligan and Gerald Francis to lead Keolis Commuter Services’ Operation of MBTA Commuter Rail System in Greater Boston

Mulligan and Francis bring decades of industry experience to North America’s largest commuter rail contract

ROCKVILLE, MD – July 8, 2014 – Keolis North America has named Thomas M. Mulligan as General Manager and Gerald C. Francis as Deputy General Manager of Keolis Commuter Services in Boston, overseeing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail contract, which Keolis began operating on July 1.

Keolis North America Names Susan Herlick General Counsel

Herlick to Provide Legal Counsel as Keolis Continues to Expand North American Operations

ROCKVILLE, MD – June 16, 2014 – Keolis North America has named Susan Herlick as its general counsel. In this role, Herlick will direct Keolis’ legal, compliance and regulatory affairs for the company’s North American operations. She is an accomplished business lawyer with broad experience working in entrepreneurial and highly regulated corporate environments.

Pascal Baran Named Chief Engineer for Boston MBTA Commuter Rail Contract

Baran to Oversee All MBTA Tracks, Facilities and Infrastructure, Coordinate with Partner Railroads and Manage Safety and Security

BOSTON, MA – June 11, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services has appointed Pascal Baran chief engineer for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail contract that begins July 1, 2014. As chief engineer, Baran will be responsible for directing all inspection, maintenance, repair, planning and capital works for all MBTA right-of-way track, moveable and fixed-span bridges, culverts and drainage structures, signal systems, stations, buildings, facilities and other infrastructure.

Keolis and Go-Ahead Win The Largest Rail Franchise in the UK: Thameslink Southern and Great Northern

Paris, May 23, 2014 The British Department for Transport (DfT) awarded the Thameslink Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise to Govia, an 18-year Keolis/ Go-Ahead partnership (35%/65%). This seven-year franchise will generate £1.1 billion (€1.36 billion) annual revenue. This new contract strengthens Keolis’ position in mass transit. The British Government announced today its intention to […]

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA WELCOMES SANDRA (SCHMIDT) HILL AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Keolis Taps Twenty-Three Year Industry Veteran and Leader to Continue Growth and Expansion Efforts

LOS ANGELES – Keolis Transit America is excited to announce the hire of Sandra (Schmidt) Hill as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Effective immediately, Hill will have responsibilities related to leading the day-to-day operations of the business development team and will be responsible for driving business expansion and increasing Keolis’ market share in the United States. She brings twenty-three years of experience in the transportation industry to the already robust Keolis executive team, with knowledge and position in both the private and public transportation sectors.

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA AWARDED MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR SHUTTLE SYSTEM SERVICING FT. LAUDERDALE – HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Broward County Selects Management Team with Decades of Experience in the Ft. Lauderdale Community

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Broward County Commission has approved the Selection Committee’s recommended top ranking for Keolis Transit America (Keolis) and approved the contract to continue to manage and operate Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shuttle services for the county.

Keolis Statement on Massachusettes Superior Court Decision Not to Halt Implementation of MBTA C

ROCKVILLE, Md. & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keolis North America issued the following statement from Keolis America President and CEO Steve Townsend: “We are pleased that the court has denied MBCR’s motion for injunctive relief,” Townsend said. “The entire Keolis Commuter Services team is working hard to provide MBTA commuter rail passengers with the outstanding service they deserve. […]

Treece Named Chief Transportation Officer for Keolis Commuter Services in Boston

BOSTON, MA – April 2, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services has appointed Scott Treece as head of transportation for the company’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail contract that begins on July 1, 2014. In this role, Treece will be responsible for leading and developing a management team that is committed to providing safe […]

Vonashek Named Chief Safety, Security, Emergency Preparedness and Regulatory Compliance Officer for Keolis Commuter Services in Boston

BOSTON, MA – March 31, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services has appointed Justin Vonashek to be the chief safety, security, emergency preparedness and regulatory compliance officer for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail contract. Vonashek comes to Keolis Commuter Services, a subsidiary of Keolis North America, after holding multiple positions at Metra, the commuter […]

Hardiman Joins Keolis Commuter Services as Director of EEO, Diversity and DBE Management for Boston MBTA Commuter Rail Contract

BOSTON, MA – March 27, 2014 – Keolis Commuter Services has named Rita Hardiman as its director of equal employment opportunity (EEO), diversity, and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) programs for the company’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail contract that begins on July 1, 2014. Hardiman is a diversity and multicultural organization development professional […]

Diversity Honors for Keolis Transit America

Company and Executive Receive Awards at WTS Phoenix Event

PHOENIX, AZ, Keolis Transit America’s commitment to diversity received top honors this weekend at the WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter Award and Scholarship Event. Keolis Transit America was selected as the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award recipient. The award was named for Parks, an African American woman, who changed the course of history on December 5, 1955, after refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama.

Leslie Aun Joins Keolis North America as Director of Communications and Public Relations

Award-winning public relations professional joins company as it announces single largest public transportation contract win in the U.S.

ROCKVILLE, MD – March 12, 2014 – Public relations and marketing communications industry veteran Leslie Aun has joined Keolis North America, a leading provider of passenger transportation services throughout the U.S. and Canada, as its new director of communications and public relations.

Keolis’ Revenue Exceeds 5 Billion Euros in 2013

In 2013, revenue reached 5.1 billion euros, up 2.2% on 2012. Profit remains stable, in a tough economic environment. Intense mobilisation on a very substantial pipeline of projects. 2013: a year of transition and consolidation In 2013, Keolis focused on gearing up for future development. The company’s ambition is to reach €7 billion in revenue […]

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA WELCOMES STEPHEN SHAW AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Shaw Brings Years of Industry Experience and Leadership to Growing Keolis Team

LOS ANGELES – Keolis Transit America is proud to announce the appointment of Stephen W. Shaw as Chief Operating Officer. With its rapid growth and expansion throughout the country, Keolis continues to strengthen its leadership team and maximize the talent that carries the company forward.

KEOLIS TRANSIT AMERICA AWARDED MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR BUS TRANSIT SYSTEM SERVICING THE LAS VEGAS TRIP

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Selects Management Team with Decades of National and International Experience

LAS VEGAS – Today, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada, awarded the southern fixed-route bus contract to Keolis Transit America (Keolis). The contract includes service along the resort corridor of Las Vegas Boulevard as well as the Deuce on the Strip (Deuce) and the Strip and Downtown Express (SDX) routes.