Tag: Rear-facing wheelchair securement

26
Sep

Securing the Future of Accessibility at Tulsa Transit

This past June we had the privilege of partnering with one of our favorite customers, Tulsa Transit, on a joint project to highlight the benefits of QUANTUM and detail exactly how top transit agencies around the world are rolling out the QUANTUM Securement System to local mobility riders.

14
Jul

Advocacy for Accessibility

There are many disability advocates working diligently to draw attention to topics that affect the disabled community. Today we focus on advocate and journalist Helen Dolphin, and her latest initiative.

7
Jul

LeeTran Showcases QUANTUM

Wheelchair Securement System Making Waves in Florida During a recent showcase in two Fort Myers transfer center locations, passengers were given the opportunity to learn about and demo QUANTUM, a rear-facing wheelchair securement system. LeeTran partnered with Q’Straint to host the showcases. Event attendees included Paul Lawhorn, injured while serving in Iraq, and Johnny Jenks, who survived a three-story fall. Unfortunately, both men

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24
Jun

Early Adopters Set New Precedent for Wheelchair Securement

Discover the Transit Agencies that are raising the bar for BRT Mobility Securement.

QUANTUM is the transportation industry’s first fully automatic, rear-facing securement system. These are the first transit agencies to make the leap…

20
May

5 Key Benefits of Quantum Rear-Facing Securement

Understanding why the transit industry should make the switch There are considerably more than five benefits to using rear-facing securement, specifically Quantum. This article will provide insight into the ways Quantum allows mobility riders to travel freely, safely and quickly.

17
May

New Device Offers Enhanced Wheelchair Accessibility for Green Bay Metro

QUANTUM provides improved accessibility for mobility riders Green Bay Metro wants is focused on making buses more accessible and easier to ride for wheelchair and scooter users. “I take the bus wherever I gotta go. There’s always a city bus,” said Chad Sobieck. Chad Sobieck is a mobility rider who uses Green Bay Metro daily, but boarding and exiting the bus

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7
Apr

Quantum Transforms Travel for Wheelchair Users On Lothian Buses

Blogger, disability advocate and member of the Muscular Dystrophy Trailblazers, Emma Muldoon recently had the opportunity to demo Quantum. The fully automatic rear-facing securement system was being showcased on Lothian Buses at an open day in Edinburgh. Championing efforts to improve the accessibility of public transport, Muldoon was eager to test the new system. CHANGING THE WAY WHEELCHAIR USERS ACCESS PUBLIC TRANSPORT

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5
Apr

#TravelTuesday – Richard Toulson

‪#‎TravelTuesday‬ isn’t just about where you’re going, it’s about how easily you can get there.  Read this review on Quantum by wheelchair user, Richard Toulson.   “I found the Quantum wheelchair restraint system really simple and effective to use. It was simple to move into place and with a touch of a button, that was that. The system chirped into action

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3
Apr

EYMS Takes Quantum Leap

New Technology in Mobility Securement for EYMS Quantum is the transportation industry’s first fully automatic rear-facing wheelchair securement system, designed and developed by Q’Straint. The highly anticipated system was released in 2013, winning a European Coach and Bus Week Innovation Label Award at that year’s Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk. Chris Peat originally covered the launch of the product and now

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2
Apr

New Wheelchair Securement System for ABQ Ride

Rapid Ride Bus Testing Quantum Securement System As the transportation industry’s first fully automatic rear-facing securement system, Quantum makes public transportation more accessible to wheelchair and scooter users. Even better, it simplifies the securement process, resulting in shorter dwell times and happier passengers. Currently, the system is being tested inside one of ABQ RIDE’s Rapid Ride Buses. Quantum is the first

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2
Apr

Quantum in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

The Quantum Securement System is generating plenty of buzz in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Eau Claire Transit, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was the first U.S. transit company to install the Quantum wheelchair securement system for city bus passenger use. Generating a lot of buzz throughout the transit community, the Quantum securement system enables wheelchair passengers to secure themselves in less than 25

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