Star Transit Receives State Honor

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(TERRELL, TX – May 2, 2019) Congratulations to STAR Transit’s Board of Directors and staff for receiving the 2019 Texas Transit Association’s Outstanding Rural Transit System award. This award is given to public transportation systems that have designed and implemented programs that demonstrate innovative concepts or effective problem-solving techniques and have applied these successfully in the public transportation industry. Awards were given out at the 2019 TTA & SWTA Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference, Expo and Roadeo in El Paso. STAR Transit also won this award in 2012.

Pictured from left to right:  Board Members, Carlton Tidwell – Secretary, Tartisha Hill, Dana Macalik, Roy Ferrell – President, Carrie Gordon, David Magness – Vice President and Bobby Aga.

For more information about STAR Transit, visit or call 877-631-5278 during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

About STAR Transit 

Founded in 1988, STAR Transit’s mission is to provide safe, affordable and convenient transportation to the general public, seniors, veterans and persons with disabilities for access to jobs, health care, personal services, retail, and entertainment, to name a few reasons why riders use STAR Transit. Its highly trained and experienced staff and operators are customer-service driven and safety-focused. STAR Transit is a political subdivision of the state of Texas and provides over 200,000 rides every year, with that number always increasing.  The agency is headquartered in Terrell, TX.  For more information, visit

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