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MAX Bus Operator Wins Award at the 2014 International Bus Rodeo

MAX Driver and Rodeo Customer Service Challenge Winner Kiunta Adamson.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Public transportation industry experts from across the country met in Kansas City, Missouri this past week for the American Public Transportation Association’s Bus & Paratransit Conference. The event was held in conjunction with the 2014 International Bus Rodeo, which highlighted the best bus operators and bus maintenance teams in North America. Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority bus operator Kiunta Adamson walked away as the winner of the Customer Service Challenge Award. This competition judged professionalism, customer service skills, and problem-solving creativity.
“We are proud of Kiunta and how she represented the City, County and State. We are thrilled that one of our own was able to compete and bring home the gold,” said MAX Executive Director, Ann August.
The International Bus Rodeo is comprised of bus operators and mechanics from public transit systems across North America who participate in separate competitions, which showcase their skills in safe driving and vehicle maintenance. Other MAX local Rodeo winners competing in the international Maintenance and Operator competition included:  Dan Green, Jonathan Mitchell, Alan Martin, J.C. Mashburn, Synethia Effinger and Quinton Haley