Study: E-Bikes Can Help Seniors and People With Disabilities — If They Can Overcome Barriers to Riding
- Date: 11/15/2023
E-bikes can be a critical mobility aid for seniors or people with disabilities — but the first step is getting those…
NJ Transit plans to start replacing older gasoline-fueled vans with modern, battery-powered electric ones to shuttle senior citizens and people with disabilities.
To accomplish this sustainability switch, NJ Transit said it will piggyback on a Michigan Department of Transportation procurement deal for the reduced-cost acquisition of 19 electric battery vans at a price the agency says is “not to exceed $3.8 million.”
Each of the new electric-powered vans will have lifts to provide access for senior citizens and people with disabilities, the transportation agency said in a prepared statement.
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