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New provider for dial-a-ride service in Pima County

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Beginning today dial-a-ride customers will have new vehicles and a new company offering service. 

Total Transit, an Arizona transportation company will start offering service to Sun Shuttle dial-a-ride passengers.  They will also be operating Sun Shuttle's fixed-route service throughout Pima County. 

The new vehicles are bright green and branded 'Discount Cab'.  Passengers will be riding in fuel efficient Toyota vehicles - the Prius and Sienna vans. 

The new service is part of a three year contract with the Regional Transportation Authority, to offer transit service to individuals with disabilities. This is part of a more than $2 billion, 20 year plan by RTA that was approved by voters in May 2006. 

All dial-a-ride trips require a reservation, to do so call - (520) 792-9222.  To find out how Sun Shuttle works go online to http://suntran.com/sunshuttle/shuttle-howtoride.htm

For more information on routes, service hours and fares go online to www.suntran.com.

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