Arthur Nicolet, CEO of Transdev Canada, with Perry Ferguson, CEO of Voyago

Transdev Canada Announces Acquisition of Voyago

Transdev Canada is very pleased to announce its acquisition of Voyago, a well-respected, family-owned and operated group of transportation companies, as of April 8, 2019. The combined company leverages the complementary business lines, geographic presence, operational capabilities, focus on safety and common values of each brand. Building on the expertise and talent of the two organizations, Transdev will expand the range of services and digital technology solutions it can offer to clients and passengers.

The combined company has 2,600 employees and 1,780 vehicles in operation, primarily in Quebec and Ontario, with aggressive plans to expand across Canada.

Arthur Nicolet, CEO of Transdev Canada, with Perry Ferguson, CEO of Voyago

A Natural Fit to Benefit Our Clients

Transdev is proud to integrate Voyago’s many strengths into the services, programs and technology it offers to clients. We are harnessing technology to improve operational performance, deepen our safety culture and enhance the passenger experience. Together, we continue to help clients achieve their vision for mobility, today and tomorrow.

Decades of Combined Experience

Transdev and Voyago have decades of experience in public transit, including urban and suburban bus and paratransit services in Canada.

Reinforced Innovation

The companies both have a track record of strong operational performance and innovation.

New Offerings

Voyago’s highly customized fleets enable high standards of care to meet the diverse needs of students and hospital patients.

Enhanced NEPT Experience

Voyago’s expertise in non-emergency patient transfer helps clients increase the efficiency of patient flow and improve service ratings.

Complementary Modes and Geography

The integrated modes and geographic footprint of Transdev and Voyago will expand the company’s in-depth experience and talent managing multiple modes.

Transdev Canada has a broad portfolio of contracts in public transportation (90%), including urban and suburban bus, school transportation, and paratransit. They also operate Limocar—express bus service providing 300K passenger trips per year between Sherbrooke and downtown Montreal. Transdev will support the operation of the new extension of the light rail line in Edmonton, Canada, currently under construction and expected to open in 2021, building on Transdev’s position as a global leader in light rail.

810 vehicles

operated by Transdev serving urban and suburban bus, student transport, paratransit, inter-city express bus and light rail in Canada

40 million kilometers

travelled by Transdev vehicles each year in Canada

Voyago has unique expertise in non-emergency patient transfer services (35% of its contracts) transporting stable patients on stretchers and in wheelchairs, as well as the ambulatory. With a highly customized fleet, they transport people to and from hospitals, medical facilities, nursing, rehab and retirement homes . They have developed industry-leading best practices in patient care. The Voyago Health brand has been an innovative force in shaping a unique NEPT service model through advanced technology and data analytics. Voyago is also a leader and innovator in student transport (25% of its contracts) including both traditional and special needs services.

970 vehicles

operated by Voyago serving non-emergency patient transfers between medical facilities, student transport, paratransit, charter and limousine

33,000 students

daily on traditional school buses and special needs vehicles

Inventing a New Future Together

Transdev and Voyago are committed to growth and expansion across Canada, and to being Canada’s premiere mobility company. We plan to expand in all modes and develop more ways to help clients meet rising passenger expectations and navigate a rapidly changing mobility landscape.

“We are very pleased to be combining these accomplished and trusted companies. This union will help us accelerate innovation on both teams. We will cultivate the talent and best practices from both companies to deliver more capabilities to clients at this time of tremendous opportunity in mobility.”

Arthur NicoletCEO, Transdev Canada

“We have transported millions of passengers and now we have the opportunity to double that number. We are confident that this union is a “win-win” situation for clients, passengers and employees. We are ensuring that the company my parents founded will grow, prosper, and serve clients even better—and we are very excited about that.”

Perry FergusonCEO, Voyago
About Transdev

Transdev Canada is part of the Transdev Group, a global operator and integrator of mobility services in thousands of cities and communities around the world, in 20 countries, including extensive operations in the U.S. The company has operated in Canada for the past 20 years with a reputation for integrity and quality serving the Exo transit authority in greater Montreal, school boards, multiple municipalities, and York Southwest Region near Toronto.

Media Contact

Camille Boulier
Transdev Canada
720 Rue Trotter
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 8T2
(514) 787-1998

About Voyago

Family-owned and operated since 1979, Voyago serves some 80 hospitals and 200 patient care centers, public transit authorities, school boards, corporations and institutions. The company has become one of Ontario’s most trusted passenger services brands in operation today.

Media Contact

Chuck Archer
573 Admiral Court
London, ON N5V 4L3, Canada
(519) 455-4579

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