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James River Transportation Adds New Vehicles

James River Transportation recently upgraded its fleet of vehicles for their Richmond International Airport operation. The company replaced its entire fleet of Ford Flex sedans at the airport – James River does this every 3 years.

These popular vehicles have extended legroom for added passenger comfort and are dispatched through the use of onboard tablets. Customers can continue to make reservations online and through James River Transportation’s Airport App. Other vehicle features include:
• GPS tracking systems
• Video event recorders
• Back-up cameras

The company installed GPS tracking systems have the following features:
• On-line tracking showing current location and vehicle speed
• Automatic alerts if a vehicle exceeds the posted speed limit
• Vehicle trip history to show exact routes and times

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles.

The company has been in business for over 85 years and is a Certified Member of the International Motorcoach Group (IMG). The IMG is an invitation only partnership of the top transportation companies in North America. IMG members are committed to high levels of safety, service and reliability.

James River Transportation Recognized as Safety Champion

James River Transportation has been recognized as a Safety Champion by Transportation Safety Exchange (TSX). The TSX Safety Champion Program identifies and recognizes individuals and organizations that are committed to making the roads safer in any way, whether through demonstrating best practices, improving equipment or enacting laws that help achieve this mission.

In a separate release, TSX stated that “we have inspected and approved James River Transportation and they have showed exemplary safety management protocols and safety management best practices. TSX recognizes James River’s commitment to safety as they have demonstrated the highest standards with regard to their safety program and safety conscious culture throughout their organization. James River truly embraces the fact that Safety is their first priority”.

TSX further stated that, “Safety and Training systems are an integral part of the James River Transportation organizational structure. Everything they do originates from their Mission Statement and Corporate Values. While most transportation safety programs focus on highway travel, their organization also includes extensive systems for their maintenance and office environments as well”.
TSX is the ground transportation industry’s only independent rating organization that inspects, monitors and reports the safety performance of motor carriers, and performs ongoing monthly monitoring to ensure that TSX approved motor carriers like James River continually uphold the highest standards of safety.

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company has been in business for over 85 years.

James River Transportation Recognized by National Magazine

James River Transportation has been designated as one of the TOP 50 MOTORCOACH FLEETS for 2015 by Metro Magazine. This recognition is given annually to the top North American transportation companies and this is the 15th consecutive year that James River Transportation has made the list.

Stephen Story, President, said, “After so many years on the list it was very nice to have our picture included in the on-line version of Metro Magazine.”

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company has been in business for over 85 years.

James River Transportation is a Certified Member of the International Motor Coach Group (IMG). The IMG is an invitation only partnership of the top transportation companies in North America. IMG members are committed to high levels of safety, service and reliability.

James River Transportation Receives Outstanding Rating from 2015 Department of Defense

James River Bus Transportation recently underwent a rigorous inspection by the United States Department of Defense. The inspection, which is mandatory for all companies that transport military personnel, covered the company’s safety systems, maintenance, training and operational performance.

Once again, the company earned the coveted #1, “Outstanding” rating. This is the highest rating possible and has historically been achieved by only the top 10% of all inspected carriers (a #2 rating is considered “Excellent”). It is important to note that not all carriers even choose to submit to the Department of Defense inspections.

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company has been in business since 1928.

James River Transportation Adds New Vehicles with Updated Technology

James River Transportation recently added two new vehicles to its fleet. The 2015 Prevost X3-45W motorcoaches seat 55-passengers and are loaded with the latest technology for safety and customer comfort:

o 3-point Seat Belts
o Electrical outlets at each seat
o Wi-Fi internet access
o Wheelchair lift
o Electronic stability control
o Fire suppression system
o Tire pressure monitoring
o Drive-Cam video event recorder. This system also includes:
• On-line tracking showing current location and vehicle speed
• Automatic alerts if a vehicle exceeds the posted speed limit
• Vehicle trip history to show exact routes and times

 
James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company has been in business for over 80 years.

James River Transportation Recognized by 2014 National Magazine

James River Transportation has been designated as one of the TOP 50 MOTORCOACH FLEETS for 2014 by Metro Magazine.  This recognition is given annually to the top North American transportation companies and this is the 14th consecutive year that James River Transportation has made the list.

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company has been in business for over 85 years.

James River Transportation Receives Safety Award

James River Transportation was awarded the International Motorcoach Group (IMG) Safety Award for 2014.  The IMG is a group of the best operators in North America who are committed to providing exceptional experiences for the traveling public.

 President Stephen Story said, “Our success is due to dedicated employees who are devoted to providing safe, reliable service to our clients.”

 The company routinely receives the highest ratings from the United States Department of Defense, the United States Department of Transportation, and the Transportation Safety Exchange.  In addition, in September 2013, the company was the only ground transportation provider to be invited to participate in the National Transportation Safety Board’s Safety Forum in Washington, DC.

 James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles.  Additional information can be found at www.JamesRiverTrans.com

 The company is a Certified member of the International Motor Coach Group (IMG).  The IMG is an invitation-only group of the top operators in North America, dedicated to providing premier ground transportation through elevated standards of performance.  Additional information can be found at www.imgcoach.com

James River Transportation Named to Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing List

James River Transportation has been named one of the Fastest Growing Companies in America by Inc. Magazine. This is the second consecutive year that the company has made the list.

President Stephen Story said, “Our success is due to our dedicated employees who are committed to serving our clients. Our Airport Service, Transit Service and corporate shuttles are major contributors to our growth.”

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles.  Additional information can be found at www.JamesRiverTrans.com

The company is a Certified member of the International Motor Coach Group (IMG).  The IMG is an invitation-only group of the top operators in North America, dedicated to providing premier ground transportation through elevated standards of performance.  Additional information can be found at www.imgcoach.com

Stephen Story to Speak at NTSB Safety Forum

The National Transportation Safety Board has invited James River Transportation’s President, Stephen Story, to speak at a forum addressing the importance of safety culture in transportation on September 10 and 11, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

“In our accident investigations we have seen instances of weak or non-existent safety cultures,” said NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman. “In this forum, we want to highlight what’s present in strong safety cultures as well as identify what works to build these cultures in order to more effectively prevent accidents.”

The forum will review the progress and innovations that have been made in developing safety cultures throughout the transportation community and pinpoint areas where there are opportunities for improvements. Participants — including operators, labor groups and oversight authorities — will outline their roles, responsibilities and methods for developing effective safety cultures, with emphasis on the remaining challenges and steps needed for further improvements.

James River Transportation is the only ground passenger company to be invited to the forum.  A detailed agenda and list of participants is available on the forum web page.

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company is a Certified Member of the International Motor Coach Group (IMG) and has been in business for over 85 years.

James River Transportation Recognized by 2013 National Magazine

James River Transportation was designated as one of the TOP 50 MOTORCOACH FLEETS for 2013 by Metro Magazine.  This recognition is given annually to the top North American transportation companies and this is the 13th consecutive year for James River Transportation.

James River Transportation is a full service transportation provider and event planning organization with facilities located in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. The company also has on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services, and convention shuttles. The company has been in business for over 80 years.