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Culver City Transportation Department Named "Transit Agency of the Year"

 

November 19, 2020

culvercity.org

The Culver City Transportation Department

is being recognized by the California

Transit Association for its accomplishments

with the Distinguished Transit

Agency of the Year Award for 2020.

The award, which is given to a transit

agency that has demonstrated an

outstanding program or service that Implements

innovative concepts, effective

problem-solving techniques, or promotes

a positive image of transit in the community,

was announced at the Small Operators

Awards Ceremony hosted by the

California Transit Association (CTA) as

part of its 55thAnnual Fall Conference

and Expo. The ceremony was held virtually

on Thursday, November 19, 2020.

Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer,

accepted the award on behalf of the

Culver City Transportation Department.

"This is an incredible honor for our

agency," said Cruz, "I am so proud of my

team and the high standard of work we

were able to maintain despite all of the

challenges that 2020 presented." Cruz

also thanked the community stakeholders

and customers who continue to support

and ride Culver CityBus.

Culver CityBus demonstrated its resiliency

and ability to adapt by leading

the charge in creating a hybrid service

in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

and was even one of the first agencies

in the LA region to implement rear door

boarding to keep both customers and the

operators safe.

Culver CityBus is the second oldest

municipally owned bus line in the State

of California. On March 3, 1928, service

was implemented and since its establishment,

passengers on Culver CityBus

have enjoyed safe, reliable, convenient,

and friendly public transportation service.

For more information about this award

or the Culver City Transportation Department

please contact Dia Turner, Management

Analyst, at (310) 253-6540.

 

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