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May 23, 2014

Tentative deal reached for Nev. senior transportation service

The city of Henderson would subsidize the program for $50,000 per year so the nonprofit group, ITN would continue to transport the current 111 unique riders for the $1 fee.


February 18, 2014

MV-1 vehicles to join 50-plus dealer network

Production has started on new vehicles, with new dealers to begin taking delivery in March 2014.


December 9, 2013

Ohio State paratransit service provides accessible options

The Office of Student Life Disability Services reviews and accepts students with permanent or temporary disabilities to use the service.


October 28, 2013

Researchers to advance public transit access via high-tech design

Study will include using Tiramisu Transit app to understand how real-time trip information and community dialogue can empower accessible travel.


October 23, 2013

Q'Straint securement product wins 'Innovation' award

Dozens of original products entered the competition. Quantum was one of only five innovations that were recognized.


May 9, 2013

Q'Straint introduces remote release option for Q'POD

The Velocity Xpress system enables drivers to unlock rear restraints for 15 seconds enabling quicker wheelchair securement and better positioning. The remote release minimizes bending by driver/operators, reducing back injuries and improving securement.


September 24, 2012

Wis. paratransit operator goes propane

Though only currently operating part-time as he transitions to this new venture, Tarmann Transport is already saving hundreds of dollars a month by running his service vehicle on autogas.


May 18, 2011

MV Transportation launches new website

The new website offers a comprehensive overview of the company in addition to special features, such as downloadable content, photo galleries and video case studies.


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