Concho Valley Transit recognized for new valuable changes like free rural rides to general public

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After loading up into a car and driving out to El Paso, the Concho Valley Transit team came home with the Outstanding Urban Transit System Award.

Even though the team is no stranger to plaques and recognition, the award came as a surprise, because they were up against some major competition. That competition included transits from major Texas towns, such as from Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Fort Worth, and El Paso.

Additionally, during the TTA Annual Conference, San Angelo’s group was recognized for all of the positive changes that have occured in the past year. General Manager, Steven Beck described the recognition with, “they started talking about increased ridership, how we are a unique system (because we are both an urban and a rural), and then they start talking about all of our accomplishments: of our increased ridership, our new mobile busfare apps.”

That doesn’t include the fact that ever since last September, rural rides have become free to the general public.

With the next conference approaching in September, the CV Transit Team will only continue to better their services and represent San Angelo well.

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