America's Best Transit System - 2005
Sun Tran was selected "America's Best Transit System" for 2005 by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), a Washington-based nonprofit organization that serves as an advocate for the advancement of public transportation programs and initiatives.
This national award recognizes Sun Tran for a number of achievements including three years of ridership growth, as well as excellence in customer service, safety, operations, community relations and other key areas. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005, Sun Tran provided service for 15.8 million passenger trips, an increase of nearly 13 percent since 2002.
Sun Tran also received this honor in 1988.