Allegheny County Airport Authority and SuperShuttle International, Inc. Officially Celebrate the Grand Opening Today With Ribbon Cutting at Pittsburgh International Airport
- SuperShuttle is looking for Drivers to become unit franchisees in the Pittsburgh area
PITTSBURGH, PA (May 5, 2009) – The Allegheny County Airport Authority and SuperShuttle International, Inc. today officially launched shared-ride service operations to and from Pittsburgh International Airport. The new service expands ground transportation options for Allegheny County residents and visitors to the Pittsburgh area.
The official opening of SuperShuttle's full-service operation was marked with a ribbon cutting today and expected attendees include Allegheny County and airport officials including Airport Executive Director Brad Penrod and SuperShuttle's Pittsburgh Transportation president Jamie Campolongo.
“Improving airport transportation is an important goal for the community. Any effort we can make to get from point A to point B easier, quicker, and at a great price is something our visitors will value greatly. The Blue Van of SuperShuttle is a highly recognized brand that provides excellent service. It will be a welcomed sight to many visitors to the region,” explained Penrod of the Allegheny County Airport Authority which operates both Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin, PA.
SuperShuttle will continue to invest in the area and is always looking for good people to join the company. For more information about jobs and driver franchisee opportunities in Pittsburgh, please contact 412-444-4444.
SuperShuttle will begin service with 20 Blue Vans and expand the system as growth demands. SuperShuttle is the nation's largest 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 33 airports nationwide.
"We are thrilled to add Pittsburgh to SuperShuttle's nationwide transportation system. The Pittsburgh area is another opportunity to bring our service to every airport and city in the country," said Tom Gahan, regional vice-president of operations for the area. "SuperShuttle has been on an acquisition track for the last several years, acquiring Pittsburgh Transportation allowing it to bring the SuperShuttle brand to Allegheny County."
SuperShuttle International, based in Phoenix, AZ is a division of Veolia Transportation On Demand and a subsidiary of Veolia Environment. SuperShuttle serves 33 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 $1 billion.