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IDOT Paratransit Vehicle Specification Summary

Super Medium-Duty Paratransit Vehicle

General Description:

Vehicle body is constructed on a commercial chassis designed for heavy-duty service. This vehicle is over 33 feet in length, and ADA option must be included if vehicle is to be used for fixed route service.


Standard Configuration Vehicle:

  • Wheelchair/Mobility Aid Lift

  • Seated Capacity Standard Vehicle:
    • Transit quality padded vinyl upholstered seats. 22 seated passengers, or 2 wheelchair/mobility aid securement locations with 18 seated passengers.
    • Convertible to 4 wheelchair/mobility aid securement locations.
    • Seat belts for each seated passenger
    • Kenodyne wheelchair securement system

  • General Dimensions:
    • Length, Overall: 396 inches Wheelbase: 193inches Width, Overall: 96 inches
    • Height, Overall @ GVWR: 120 inches, excluding roof hatch
    • Aisle Width: 16 inches, minimum
    • Interior Headroom: 76 inches

  • Engine:
    • Cummins Rear Engine diesel fueled, 190 HP with block heater
    • 7 to 10 MPG, estimated

  • Transmission:
    • Allison MT643 fully automatic 4-speed

  • Electrical System:
    • Heavy duty dual battery system
    • High output alternator

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  • Power Steering

  • Air Brake System

  • Fuel Tank, Capacity 60 Gallons

  • Air Suspension System

  • Climate Control, HVAC
    • Front and rear high capacity A/C and heater
    • Roof ventilator/Emergency escape hatch

  • Mobile Radio:
    • Provisions for user provided and installed two-way mobile radio

  • Safety Equipment:
    • First aid kit
    • 10 lb fire extinguisher
    • ICC triangles (Flare Kit)
    • Rear emergency exit
    • Engine fire suppressor system
    • Side window emergency exits

  • Tinted Glass

  • Vehicle Colors:
    • Exterior: Standard OEM white
    • Seats: Gray transit vinyl
    • Floor: Gray
    • Ceiling: Lt. Gray

    ADA Options:

    • Destination signs:
    • Public Address System:
    • Passenger signal system

    Urban Option

    • 31 seated passenger or 2 wheelchair/mobility and securement location with 25 seated passengers

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