PHOENIX , Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle International, Inc. announced today it will begin shared ride van service to/from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and surrounding areas January 3, 2009 .
SuperShuttle was granted a contract by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to serve the Research Triangle Region. They will begin with 15 Blue Vans and build the system as growth demands. SuperShuttle is a shared-ride service which provides customers with a less expensive option than traditional forms of transportation to and from the airport by sharing a ride with other customers in close proximity. Its state of the art GPS mapping system allows SuperShuttle to be the most efficient shared ride service in the country serving over 28 airports nationwide.
SuperShuttle will begin interviewing unit franchisees as drivers for SuperShuttle immediately and other service employees in the area of sales and airport service. Johnathan Bowen has been named the SuperShuttle general manager for the Raleigh-Durham area.
"We are really excited about the Raleigh-Durham area and can't wait to get going," said David Bird , vice-president of operations for the area. "SuperShuttle has been on an acquisition track for the last several years, so we are looking forward to once again being able to build a ground-up operation."
"We welcome SuperShuttle to the Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle Region," said Michael McElvaney , Deputy Director for Operations at RDU. "We congratulate them on their business decision to provide shared van service, and are pleased to offer our customers expanded transportation options."
For more information about jobs and positions available at SuperShuttle Raleigh-Durham, please contact 919-278-0506.
SuperShuttle International, based in Phoenix, AZ is a division of Veolia Transportation On Demand and a subsidiary of Veolia Environment (Euronext: VIE, NYSE: VE). SuperShuttle serves 28 airports, carrying more than eight million passengers a year. Airports served by SuperShuttle include some of the largest in the country including Los Angeles , New York , Dallas/Ft. Worth , Washington, D.C. and Miami . Please go to www.supershuttle.com for more information.
Veolia Transportation, Inc.
Veolia Transportation is the leading provider of passenger ground transportation services on the North American continent, operating bus, rail, taxi, shuttle and para-transit systems in over 120 locations in the US and Canada . Veolia Transportation entered the North American market in 2001 and has quickly expanded to a national presence, with over 16,000 employees and annual revenues approaching
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