News Tagged With: wheelchair-accessible-vehicle
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February 11, 2013

Bus service inconvenient for wheelchair users

Riders with disabilities in Felixstone, England, have been asked to keep track of times, stops and routes where they had been denied a ride because they could not get on the bus.


September 21, 2011

Wheelchair-bound riders want better access to Montreal buses

Riders demonstrated the difficulty they have with accessing buses. A transit official says the city is planning to install station elevators and offer wheelchair accessibility on all city routes by the end of next year.


November 17, 2009

MV-1 accessible vehicle production set for 2010

Volume production will begin in October at the AM General plant in Mishawaka, Ind., which designs and produces the military HUMVEE and assembles the HUMMER H2.


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