San Diego-based Metropolitan Transportation System named First Transit, Inc. to operate its mini-bus fixed-route service. MTS’s service operates 29 vehicles with 37 drivers and transports 290,000 passengers each weekday, equating to 94 million passengers a year. First Transit has partnered with MTS for 11 years and also operates the system’s paratransit service. First Transit provides operation, management and consulting for 235 locations in 41 states and Puerto Rico. For more, visit www.firsttransit.com.