Topic : paratransit vehicle

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Senior population growth impacts Laketran demand on Dial-a-Ride

Accessibility| March 21, 2017

Ridership has increased 14 percent over the last three years and has no sign of slowing down. The January 2017 ridership is up 12% over January 2016.

Mobility Ventures announces next-gen updates to 2017 MV-1

Management & Operations| May 17, 2016

Expands on key features of the 2016 model, including a power passenger door, operated by a remote keyless fob and innovative, side-entry power ramp.

Sustainability| January 14, 2016

NFTA introduces 3 different CNG model vehicles to fleet

Starting Jan. 12, 2016, Metro will begin operating the first of 44 full-size buses, first of 10 paratransit vans and two MV-1 supervisor vehicles, all powered by CNG. The new buses and vans will replace the oldest diesel vehicles currently in use.

Accessibility| November 24, 2014

MV-1 successfully completes new round of crash testing

The number of successful crash tests performed on the vehicle to date exceeds 50. The MV-1 includes an ADA-compliant side-entry ramp design and meets all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards direct from the factory with no further modifications required.
Accessibility| July 30, 2012

Fla.’s LYNX lands grant to upgrade paratransit buses

Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority received $3.36 million from the FTA for vehicle upgrades. The funding will pay for up to 42 new vehicles.
Accessibility| July 30, 2012

OCTA's ACCESS receives $1.2M for vehicles

In addition, opened the doors this year to a new indoor, simulated transit facility used to determine passenger eligibility for the paratransit service.
Accessibility| June 25, 2012

A-Z, Elkhart deliver paratransit vehicles to Ariz.

Equipped with a front lift, AVL, camera system and custom graphics. The buses were ordered and delivered in less than five months, using a CalACT-MBTA Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative RFP.
Accessibility| June 25, 2012

N.Y. counties win chance to buy $1 paratransit buses

All paratransit buses will be transferred in “AS IS” condition, with no representations, guarantees or warranties, for the sum of $1 and a contractual commitment to use the vehicles for purposes that benefit the residents of Westchester County.
Accessibility| June 25, 2012

Topeka staff, riders to select new paratransit vehicles

Replacing the 15-bus paratransit fleet is expected to cost $1.2 million — an amount already set aside in Topeka Metro’s capital outlay budget for this fiscal year.
Accessibility| May 30, 2012

D.C. Metro unveils new MV-1 vehicles for paratransit service

MetroAccess customers will benefit from shorter boarding times as a result of the MV-1 ramp design, which allows customers to board without the use of a lift. The vehicles cost about $50,000 each.

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