American Public Transportation Association has named Intercity Transit of Thurston County the best transit system in the nation for its size. IT topped 107 other lines in the medium-size category of transit systems providing between 4 and 30 million rides annually.
This year’s award was based on quantifiable performance data related to Intercity Transit’s safety record, customer service delivery, financial management, ridership growth, operational innovations, sustainable practices, technological applications and community involvement during 2006, 2007 and 2008.
The transit agency has been in operation for 28 years. The agency is also active in community partnerships and has received clean financial audits every year since 1994.
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