Livermore transit agency nabs top award from American Public Transportation Association

LAVTA bus in Dublin via Wikimedia Commons

The American Public Transportation Association has selected the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) as the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award.

The annual award acknowledges excellence among public transportation providers in North America. In LAVTA’s 35-year history, this the first time it has received this honor.

LAVTA’s award is for rail or bus transit systems providing 4 million or fewer passenger trips annually.

The qualitative criteria include safety, operations and maintenance, customer service, financial management, diversity and inclusion, marketing, and community relations. Quantitative measures include ridership, cost effectiveness, and road call data.

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