TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU) today announced that Trapeze Group, a subsidiary of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Volaris Group Inc., has signed a significant contract with Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission ("PRTC") of Virginia to provide a new comprehensive intelligent transportation system to help them better manage their fixed-route and flex-route operations.
PRTC operates in a unique urban/suburban environment, providing dynamic transit service south of and in the greater Washington, DC area, including flex route, fixed route, commuter, and rail feeder service. Considered an innovative agency, PRTC helped develop the benchmark for flexible routing practices and has been a valued customer of Trapeze for almost a decade.
The Trapeze solution for PRTC includes computer-aided dispatch and automatic vehicle location (CAD/AVL) technology integrated with their existing scheduling solutions from Trapeze Group.
Providing transit riders with critical traveler information, the Trapeze solution for PRTC also enables them to provide real-time arrival and departure information at various sites as well as next stop announcements on the bus.
The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) is a regional transportation district comprised of six jurisdictions: Prince William, Stafford and Spotsylvania Counties and the Cities of Manassas, Manassas Park and Fredericksburg in the state of Virginia.
About Constellation Software Inc.
Constellation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CSU". Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a number of industries across both the public and private sectors. The Company acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of its customers in those industries.
About Trapeze Group
Trapeze delivers solutions that consider the full 360 degrees of passenger transport. Whether addressing the needs of a single department, an entire organization, or the community, Trapeze provides some of the most advanced software, intelligent transportation systems and mobile technologies in the industry. Hundreds of government and commercial organizations across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific have turned to Trapeze to realize efficiencies, enhance the quality and scope of their services, and safely transport more people with less cost. For further information on Trapeze Group, please visit www.trapezegroup.com, or call 905-629-5297.
About Volaris Group
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies enabling them to be clear leaders within their focused industry. Volaris companies provide specialized, mission-critical solutions to vertical markets around the world including Agri-Food, Asset Management and Logistics, Justice and People Transportation. Volaris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com.