Accessibility

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles produces 3,000th bus

Posted on March 26, 2018

(L to R)
David Jackson, City of Sarnia; Barry Barker, City of Sarnia; Bob Nunn, Creative Carriage; Kim Yoder, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles; and Don Roberts, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles.
(L to R)
David Jackson, City of Sarnia; Barry Barker, City of Sarnia; Bob Nunn, Creative Carriage; Kim Yoder, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles; and Don Roberts, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles.

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, a U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., announced the 3,000th bus produced in the ARBOC Specialty Vehicles facility.

In 2008, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles produced its first bus, and today, 10 years later, it celebrates the production of their 3,000th bus with a new customer, the City of Sarnia, located in Ontario, Canada.

“The City of Sarnia is excited to modernize our fleet with the addition of eight new ARBOC buses. These new vehicles provide mobility and convenience, allowing us to serve our citizens efficiently today and into the future,” said David Jackson, manager of development and transportation for the City of Sarnia.

Under a Metrolinx contract procured by Creative Carriage in Ontario, Canada, the 3,000th bus is a low-floor, fully accessible Spirit of Freedom. Creative Carriage has supported ARBOC for several years.

“We could not be more pleased to collaborate with the City of Sarnia on this momentous bus,” stated Don Roberts, President of ARBOC. “With a well-established dealer like Creative Carriage, who has been supporting ARBOC since the beginning, we are certain the City of Sarnia and their customers will be happy with the vehicle and the support that they receive after delivery. We are proud to have evolved from a new company in 2008 to producing our 3,000th bus and leading the industry in such a short period of time.”

ARBOC has been innovating accessible transit for North Americans since 2008. Over 70% of North America’s low-floor cutaways are manufactured by ARBOC.

 

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