December 30, 2015
RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce that it has completed the installation of Lift-U Bi-Fold Ramps on 86 buses operated by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
The work was done at the CCW North facility in Alameda, with CCW providing transportation of the buses from SF Muni to Alameda to begin their up-fitting.
“We outfitted these buses with the latest and greatest technology that will allow for more consistent and safe loading and unloading of ADA passengers,” said Kyle Carson of CCW.
The new ramps fold flush with the floor when not in use and have a substructure that can be adjusted when the ramp is deployed to create a smooth and level surface, allowing passengers who use wheelchairs or have difficulty climbing steps to easily and safely board or exit the bus.
Gary Chang, the project engineer for San Francisco Municipal, said the project was “seamless and smooth. I have done several projects with CCW,” he said. “They know our expectations and they have done very well.”
“CCW was very responsive. They know our buses and we know the ramps, so it was a perfect fit,” Chang said.
Including the completion of this project, CCW has successfully rehabbed a large portion of San Francisco Municipal’s fleet.
Complete Coach Works (CCW) is the largest U.S. bus remanufacturing and rehabilitation company and 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.
SF Municipal Transportation Agency serves more than 700,000 passengers on an average weekday over 75 transit lines. Muni, formed by San Francisco voters in 1912, is the nation’s first publicly owned transit system. It directly oversees five transit modes: bus, bus trolley, light rail, historic streetcars and cable cars, as well as paratransit vans. The agency’s goal is to operate the greenest, most efficient and quiet technology available.
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