News Tagged With: paratransit-vehicles
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July 28, 2014

BraunAbility to end production of paratransit vans

Will focus its efforts on manufacturing wheelchair lifts and wheelchair accessible vehicles for consumer and commercial use.


April 28, 2014

Las Vegas RTC donates paratransit buses to cash-strapped senior center

Delivered the first of the four vehicles to the North Las Vegas Neighborhood Recreation Center. The 12-passenger bus has a wheelchair lift and enough room onboard to transport motorized scooters and wheelchairs.


January 14, 2013

Topeka Metro considers smart fareboxes

Funding for the new technology made possible by the agency's decision to purchase five fewer paratransit vehicles.


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