August 20, 2015
Riverside, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) has finalized their contract with Napa Valley Transit (NVT). The contract consisted of retrofitting Q’Pod wheelchair securing stations in thirteen NVT buses.
The project entailed the installation of 2 Q’Pod stations per bus on thirteen 35 foot buses. Four seats were removed to create the area designated for the Q’Pods, demonstrating CCW’s ability to reconfigure existing seating. These particular Q’Pods are known for their safety features such as the 3-point securement system, the stabilizing bumper, and the integrated shoulder belt. These components assure safety and reduce the risk of wheelchair tip-overs and are ADA compliant. Using expertise in the field, CCW sent technicians on-site to Napa’s facility to do the retrofitting, offering NVT a convenient and timely scheduled project.
CCW’s general sales manager, Kevin O’Brien, states “even though CCW has done retrofits and rehabs for NVT in the past, it has been an exciting project and a great opportunity for our team to supply NVT with a wheelchair system that cuts down time spent on securement.”
Tom Roberts, NVT’s Manager of Transit, shared “on-time performance is really important in the transit industry. The purpose of retrofitting our buses with the installment of Q’Pods was to make wheelchair loading faster and easier for disabled passengers. In the process, expediting the loading/unloading, and keeping our routes on time.”
CCW is proud to have been given the opportunity to support NVT in strengthening their service.
Complete Coach Works is the largest U.S. bus remanufacturing and rehabilitation company as well as the leading provider of a vast array of transportation solutions with over 28 years of dedicated service in the transportation industry. CCW is a pioneer in the business and strives to continually provide cleaner air through innovative design and engineering, resulting in the world’s first and only remanufactured all-electric battery powered bus. Developed and integrated by CCW, the Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) technology provides customers a highly cost effective alternative to green transportation, potentially revolutionizing the transportation industry while supporting the environment for future generations. Regardless of how small or large the job, CCW provides an exceptionally experienced team of over 350 experts, committed to customer service and satisfaction.
Napa Valley Transit (also known as VINE Transit) focuses on providing sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative and environmentally responsible. Its routes offer service to people throughout the Napa County Region.
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