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SouthWest Transit Receives Ninth Consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting


Eden Prairie, MN – November 8, 2016 – SouthWest Transit is pleased to announce that their finance department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This is the ninth consecutive year that SouthWest Transit has received this award.


The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. To be considered for this certificate, SouthWest Transit has followed strict government guidelines for financial record keeping and reporting and has demonstrated full disclosure.


“We work hard to make sure our tax payers’ money is spent wisely in our organization,” said SouthWest Transit Finance Manager Souriyong Souriya. “We are glad to be recognized for these efforts.”


SouthWest Transit (SWT) provides express and local bus service to residents of Eden Prairie, Chanhassen, Chaska, Carver, and surrounding communities. SWT operates seven park‐and‐ride lots, including its main hub, SouthWest Station in Eden Prairie. Additional information and complete schedules for SWT can be found at www.swtransit.org or by calling our customer service line at 952‐949‐2BUS (2287).

Media Contact:
Lori Anderson
SouthWest Transit
landerson@swtransit.org