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What Happens When Shuttle Bus and Luxury Meet?

The MoveMobility Executive Shuttle
luxury shuttle bus What happens when Shuttle Bus and Luxury meet?

Its not often that “luxury” and “shuttle bus” are used together in the same sentence. When we think of a Shuttle Bus, terms like uncomfortable, dated, rough-ride and cramped come to mind. However, when we think of luxury, words such as comfortable, stylish, upscale and extravagant are often used. At MoveMobility, we felt it was time to introduce luxury to the Shuttle Bus and the result is a convenient, flexible solution that meets both commercial and consumer demands.

Introducing the Executive Shuttle!

The MoveMobility Executive Shuttle built on the Ford Transit chassis is designed for transportation providers who seek to raise the bar of client comfort. With its luxurious interior, sleek, and eye-catching design, it is sure to increase ridership and enhance the quality of service [...]

May is National Mobility Awareness Month

Shine the Spotlight on Increasing Independence

National mobility awareness month at movemobility

 

May is National Mobility Awareness Month. National Mobility Awareness Month shines the spotlight on the increased independence that can be achieved by those living with mobility issues. With the use of wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive mobility equipment, this is becoming a reality for many.

Mobility is at the heart of our company, and we are passionate about helping the estimated 2 million Canadians living with mobility-related disabilities realize increased independence. MoveMobility does this through the provision of adaptive vehicles that suit a wide variety of lifestyles, budgets, and personal preferences.

In the spirit of National Mobility Awareness Month, our team of Mobility experts welcome the opportunity to shine the spotlight on the increased independence that can be achieved with a custom vehicle modification solution, designed to best [...]

Variety’s 2018 Gold Heart Gala

MoveMobility was Provider of Surprise Vehicle for Bodman Family!

On Saturday, April 15th, 2018, Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba hosted the Gold Heart Gala and celebrated its 40th Anniversary! The proceeds from the evening support programs and services in Manitoba that support children living with a disability. As part of the program, a selected family received a brand new Wheelchair Accessible Van! MoveMobility was the provider for the wheelchair accessible vehicle and our team enjoyed working with representatives Jeff and Amanda from Variety. MoveMobility’s Production Team worked hard to meet the requested deadlines, so that the van would be ready for the family to drive away the night of the Gala. MoveMobility also sponsored the event with a donation towards the cause.

The Surprise Vehicle

It was a complete surprise for the Bodman family when they were presented with a 2018 Rear Entry Dodge Grand Caravan! This vehicle has a manual rear ramp, which allows for easy access for their young daughter who uses [...]

MoveMobility Pays a Visit to Futuristic Industries after Humboldt Tragedy

Emmitt Well Received by Clients Affected by Tragedy
futuristic industries clients with emmitt movemobility mascot after humboldt tragedy
Visit to Futuristic Industries

It goes without saying that the Humboldt tragedy has affected many lives. After the horrific crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, the clients at Futuristic Industries are feeling the loss as they often watched the team play in the past. Futuristic Industries is a member agency of the Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC), which works closely with MoveMobility. Learn more about SARC by clicking here!

Ken Cavenagh from MoveMobility drove to Humboldt to meet with the clients at Futuristic Industries. He presented them with Emmitt mascots and MoveMobility caps, which were well received by the clients and staff. The group thoroughly enjoyed the visit!

Thank you to Futuristic Industries for the opportunity to visit and brighten up the clients’ day! Check out some of our other recent news here!

Training Session with Little Grand Rapids First Nation

MoveMobility Provided a Training Session on Accessible Promaster

We were pleased to have a group of of Little Grand Rapids First Nation’s Health Workers come to our Head Offices in Winnipeg for a training session on the Rear Accessible Promaster today! After flying to Winnipeg on Thursday evening, they joined us first thing at MoveMobility to begin the session, which was conducted by Simon Jones.

Rear Ramp Training

During the training session, Simon instructed the group on the rear access for wheelchairs, wheelchair harness and securement, seat removal and installation, heat and air controls, and safety hazard awareness. The group received certificates showing they had undergone the training, as well as MoveMobility mugs and Emmitt, our moose mascot!

Read more about the Rear Ramp Promaster Van here!

Thank you to Robert C. Leveque, Naomi Moar, Clarence Keeper, and Ezra Owen for attending!

Emmitt is Off to Fort McKay, AB!

Fort McKay First Nation's Wheelchair Accessible Bus is on its way!
Move Mobility wheelchair van mascot

Fort McKay First Nation recently purchased a new Wheelchair Accessible Bus. They will benefit from greater capacity for transporting wheelchair and ambulatory passengers. We are pleased to provide the community with the mobility solution that fits their needs and increases the freedom for wheelchair passengers.

Is the Allstar Bus for you?

To learn more about the full size bus, which works well for communities who require a large vehicle for wheelchair and passenger transportation, learn more about the Allstar Bus here! Alternatively, a more fuel efficient and flexible option to the Allstar Bus is the Dodge Ram Promaster. This incredibly popular vehicle provides the flexibility in seating and wheelchair positions that every organization needs. If you think this might be the solution for your transportation needs, click here to learn more about the features!

Thank you to Fort McKay First Nation, and we look forward to working with them again!

Emmitt Heads to Tadoule Lake, MB!

Sayisi Dene Wheelchair Vehicles On Their Way!

On Friday, March 26, 2018, we were pleased to meet with representatives from the Sayisi Dene First Nation at MoveMobility’s Head Office in Winnipeg to hand over their new Wheelchair Accessible vans! Thank you to Peter and Shirley Cheekie and the drivers who accompanied them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accommodating Winter Roads

The Wheelchair Accessible Promasters were completed in a very short space of time. This was due to the requirement for the vans to be driven across Manitoba’s winter roads. Because of the remote location of some northern communities, these basic access routes cross many types of landscape: muskeg, rivers, lakes, and streams. The winter roads are expected to close early this year, meaning our team at MoveMobility worked hard [...]

4 to 1 Occupancy: Expanded Safety Requirements For Passenger Vehicles

An end to the confusion surrounding the 4 to 1 occupant debate

4 to 1 occupancy debate

The 4 to 1 occupancy debate can finally come to an end! There has been a lot of confusion the past year-and-a-half about how many occupants you are allowed in certain types of vehicles when you have a wheelchair involved. Is it considered one chair or four chairs, which types of vehicles does it apply to, and whom does it apply to?

Recently, the Province of Manitoba released a document which helps provide the much needed clarity in the 4 to 1 occupancy debate. Basically, Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation (MIT) is putting Highway Traffic Act (HTA) amendments in place. This will expand the Safety Fitness Council program. The expansion applies to additional passenger vehicles designed for seating with 11 or more seats (including the driver.) If a vehicle [...]

Lakefront

Canada Day typically marks the first official day of summer vacation season. From trips up to the lake or across the country to see family, the next nine weeks will be very busy for most people. Getting out and getting around is critical to enjoy all that summer has to offer. Renting a wheelchair van offers a great option to explore and to have the freedom provided by a standard vehicle. But before going and renting a van, there are three important things to know. Knowing these three things will save you money, time and effort.

 

#1 – Know how you are planning on using the vehicle

When renting a wheelchair van it is important to know who will be driving the van. With both side and rear entry options available for rent, you want [...]

Deckchairs on Beach

It’s time to bring out the shades, sunscreen and bug repellent. Summer is officially here which means it’s time to get out and about in your wheelchair van. Every city has it’s own unique, fun things to do throughout the summer. It could be ballet in the park, a sports game or a drive in the evening. Whatever your go to activities are, grab a friend or family member and go make some memories.

Here are my picks for fun things to do this summer:

#10 – Go for a cruise

It’s time to bring out the shades, sunscreen and bug repellent. Summer is officially here which means it’s time to get out and about in your wheelchair van. Every city has its own unique, fun things to do throughout the summer. It could [...]

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