Culver City Transportation Department Named "Transit Agency of the Year"
November 26, 2020
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
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.