TRIPS Overview

“TRIPS was developed through the insight, innovation and funding from the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Office of Freight, Logistics and Passenger Operations. TRIPS is administered and managed by the University of South Florida’s (USF) Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR).

The TRIPS (Transit Research Inspection Program Services) a State-wide purchasing agreement for accessible vans, buses, and Personal Protective Equipment. It is administered by the Florida Department of Transportation and it’s contractor, USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and provides established FTA compliant equipment contracts, oversight, and inspection services for procured vehicles. The program is open to agencies who meet certain eligibility requirements and provides special discounted pricing on the equipment offered. Generally speaking eligibility is determined by agency mission, ie. not for profit, and at least 50% of revenue is derived from governmental sources, city, state, federal. There may be other qualifying factors as well, please call if in doubt.”

Nations Bus TRIPS Contracts

“Mini-Bus | TRIPS-15-MB-NB
4YR/100,000 Mile”

“PPE | TRIPS-20-VM-NBS
Virus Mitigation Equip.”

Mini-Bus | TRIPS-15-MB-NB

Overview

The Mobility Trans shuttle has unparalleled versatility allowing endless possibilities for the transport of both ambulatory and non-ambulatory riders. Built on the popular Ford Transit chassis, Mobility Trans is the most serviceable and cost effective vehicle for your budget. With combinations from 3 lengths, 3 roof heights, and 3 engine choices you can customize your Transit to fit your unique needs. Available in gas, diesel, propane, CNG, and electric. AWD now available!

The Mini-Bus Ford Transit Van is available in three lengths, 18′, 20′ and 22′

18′ model K1C, single rear wheel, mid roof, not wheelchair lift capable, no dual leaf door entry
20′ model X2C, single rear wheel, mid roof, optional high roof, wheelchair lift capable, dual leaf eletric entry door
22′ model U4X, dual rear wheel, high roof, extended length, wheelchair lift capable, dual leaf electric entry door

Model Specifications

K1C
Passenger Capacity*
8 + D
Wheelchairs
N/A
Interior Height
Exterior Height (Not Including Rooftop Options)
Interior Width
Exterior Width (Not Including Mirrors)
Overall Length
18'
Chassis
"Ford Transit Van SRW"
Std. Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Wheelbase
GVWR
8,550 #
Ground to 1st Step
X2C
Passenger Capacity*
11 + D
Wheelchairs
2
Interior Height
Exterior Height (Not Including Rooftop Options)
Interior Width
Exterior Width (Not Including Mirrors)
Overall Length
20'
Chassis
"Ford Transit Van DRW"
Std. Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Wheelbase
GVWR
9,250 #
Ground to 1st Step
U4X
Passenger Capacity*
12 + D
Wheelchairs
3
Interior Height
Exterior Height (Not Including Rooftop Options)
Interior Width
Exterior Width (Not Including Mirrors)
Overall Length
22'
Chassis
"Ford Transit Van DRW"
Std. Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Wheelbase
GVWR
10,360 #
Ground to 1st Step

*All passenger capacities are references and subject to final weight analysis

Standard Ford Equipment, all models:

3.5L V6 Gas Engine (Optional 3.5L V6 EcoBoost Gas, 3.2L 5cyl Diesel)

Heavy-duty 250-amp alternator

Vented rear windows

Cruise control

Rear view camera monitor

Remote mirrors

Bright white paint

Pewter Interior

Driver and co-pilot seats

Daytime running lights

Remote keyless entry

Full size spare tire and wheel

Slidding passender-side cargo door

Standard Conversion Equipment:

Dual leaf electric entry door with external keypad

Auto reverse

Right and left grab bars (not available on 18′)

One piece welded Gerflor transit vinyl floor covering

Aluminum driver and passenger running boards

Signal Quest event data recorder

Safety equipment

Blood borne pathogen kit

LED stepwell lights

Oxygen tank holder

Drive shaft guards

Seat belt extensions

6″ beltline white reflective stripe

Freedman pewter gray vinyl GOES seats with headrests, armrests and lap shoulder restraints

Supplemental rear heat/AC system with digital control and dedicated AC compressor

Front end alignment

Exhaust extension

Sliding door replaced with body panel

Front and rear 12v powerpoints

ABS plastic sidewalls

Wheelchair Tie-Downs

Q’Straint slide-n-click with occupant lap and shoulder restraints, TDSS Storage system (store on bottom of folding seats), belt cutter, web loops

Optional Bus Style Entry Door

32″ Wide and 77″ High

Standard 9″ rise and 9″ run steps

Does not interfere with airbag deployment

2 Stainless steel assist handles

No rust door insert and steps

Does not void Ford body warranty

Floor Plans

U4X

U4X

U4X

U4X

X2C

x2c

X2C

K1C

Pricing & Order Forms

Contract # TRIPS-15-MB-NB

U4X Order Form

Original RFP

X2C Order Form

Order Packet

K1C Order Form

Award Documents

Photos

Warranty

Warranty

Factory Brochures

Order Packet

PPE | TRIPS-20-VM-NBS