Transportation Recognized for Harvey Service

Fort Bend County Transportation Employees Recognized for Service During Hurricane HarveyPictured Left to Right: Kristen Joyner, South West Transit Association Director; Paulette Shelton, Fort Bend County Public Transportation Director; Meredith Greene, Texas Transit Association Executive Director

County Judge Fort Bend County, TX

Robert E. Hebert Fort Bend County Judge Phone (281) 341-8608

For Immediate Release


FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On September 27, 2017, the South West Transit Association and Texas Transit Association met with Fort Bend County Transportation at the Downtown Metro to present Fort Bend County Transportation, Houston Metro and Harris County Transit with gift cards of appreciation to employees that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.  

Employees of Fort Bend County Transportation worked in collaboration with Fort Bend ISD, Lamar Consolidated ISD, Katy ISD, and First Transit to  provide assistance to those in need during the Hurricane Harvey emergency.  Thirty-one transit employees from the five organizations sustained personal damage from the event. These employees assisted in taking rescued residents to shelters and coordinating rides through dispatch. Paulette Shelton, Director of Fort Bend County Transportation accepted the gift cards on behalf of each of the impacted transit employees.


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