News Tagged With: wheelchair-lift
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August 26, 2013

Disabled riders find San Diego fixed route easy to use

Two passengers share their stories of how San Diego Metropolitan Transit System is easy and convenient for them to use to get around town. They cite helpful features such as the height and location of the ticket stations, Compass Card smart card and the universal accessibility of all the buses.

February 20, 2013

Founder/CEO of The Braun Corp. dies

Ralph Braun is credited with helping to create the mobility industry, driven initially by his own mobility needs. Innovations include devising a way to install a wheelchair lift on a van, enabling people with disabilities to travel on the road with their wheelchairs.

September 27, 2011

MCI delivers to Georgia, adds wheelchair lift retrofit program

Both Ricon and Braun lifts are available, depending on original coach specifications.


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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

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