Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a five-year contract extension from the Western Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) to provide support services for the Transperth Route Information System (TRIS). Transperth provides the Perth metropolitan region with bus, train and ferry public transport services.

Jacobs has provided support services for PTA's TRIS for 15 years, including design, implementation and ongoing management. The system was originally developed to manage bus contracts, but its modular design and flexibility led to it becoming an enterprise solution for the organization. It now helps the PTA manage public transport contracts, bus stop maintenance, customer feedback, lost/seized property, land management, asset management and much more.

Commenting on the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President Buildings and Infrastructure Patrick Hill said, "This award is a testament to the consistently strong performance of our team. Our people are embedded within the Transperth offices to work seamlessly with the PTA TRIS team and deliver value and greater efficiency.

"This integrated approach has helped enable TRIS to deliver significant cost savings for Transperth. With our support, PTA is redirecting these costs savings into further development and enhancement of the TRIS system, which ultimately benefits Perth commuters."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs 50,000 people and operates in more than 30 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.

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