April 22, 2020 — New York City, NY
Transdev’s Golden Touch Transportation partners with Northwell Hospital Health System and the USNS Comfort to help NYC
Golden Touch Transportation, Transdev’s NYC-based corporate and airline shuttle operation, has partnered with client Northwell Hospital Health System, and the New York City of Emergency Management to help transport medical professionals to local hospitals and to work aboard the USNS Comfort.
Golden Touch Transportation transports airline crews to and from the airports in greater New York City, and operates a variety of airport shuttles for employees and passengers of more than 60 airlines. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Golden Touch Transportation is adapting and is now transporting healthcare workers and hospital employees in an effort to help the New York City community.
“We are happy to support our clients in transporting essential medical personnel to where they need be,” said Jim Donoghue, COO Transdev’s Golden Touch Transportation. “It’s rewarding for us to coordinate with our airline partners and clients to pick-up these incredible medical professional volunteers, who are coming into New York City from around the country to lend a hand and bring them to the hospitals in need within the Northwell Hospital Health System,” continued Donoghue. “We provided similar services to this prestigious hospital system during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.”
In addition to supporting and transporting hospital staff, Transdev’s Golden Touch Transportation also is transporting military medical staff working on the USNS COMFORT, currently docked in the New York City harbor.
“These military medical personnel are working long hours and we are glad we can be there to provide them a safe and reliable mode of transportation to and from their hotel, ship and airport, as needed. It’s just one way to show #HeroesMovingHeroes,” added Donoghue.