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Get a RAGBRAI Bus and Help a Good Cause!



Are you looking for a RAGBRAI Bus? You can also be helping a great cause in Iowa!

Link Associates is a Polk County based service provider for individuals with intellectual disabilities.  They run a very large transportation program using small busses.  All of the equipment is kept in impeccable condition and always fully serviced and maintained.  Every 5 years they roll over their fleet, leaving vehicles to market each year.  

If your team is looking for used vehicles to provide transportation, Link Associates may be able to assist you.  The vehicles have handicapped accessible fold up seats, allowing for large cargo space if not being used and all have lifts, handy for loading and unloading.  

 2 Ford Aerotech Buses for Sale

E350 Ford Econoline Chasis
5 speed Overdrive Automatic Transmission
Cruise Control/Tilt Wheel
Dual Rear Tires
Anti-lock Brakes
Front & Rear AC
Dual Batteries
Inter-mitten Windshield wipers
65,000 BTU Front & Rear Heat
Gray Vinyl level 1 finish seats
30”-36” Manually operated ADA entrance door
Dual ADA Grab Bars for Entry
Braun ADA Lift
Q-Strait Wheelchair tie-downs
12+2 Wheelchair configuration

All  vehicles run well, serviced regularly, clean, white in color, ADA compliant.

Call Link Associates at 515-262-8888 and ask for Scott at extension 261, or email shennings@linkassociates.org

Link Associates is a unique community based non-profit organization that provides services for persons with intellectual disabilities and their families.   Link believes strongly that every member of our community has equitable opportunities to participate fully in their community and neighborhood.  Link Associates serves over 1200 of our neighbors with mental disabilities and their families.  The services offered by Link support each individual’s full integration into the Greater Des Moines Community.  

 

 

 

6 Responses on “Get a RAGBRAI Bus and Help a Good Cause!

Nicole

September 13, 2012 at 10:14 am

What is the asking price?

Nancie Lavine

September 13, 2012 at 10:57 am

I would be happy to pass on this info.
Would you please give a price range of what is available. Thank you.

Jim Wilkie

September 13, 2012 at 3:55 pm

We are asking $8,000 per vehicle

Krystin Mccarron

October 29, 2012 at 9:20 am

It is not a good bargain to ship the small volume by sea. Cos you need to pay the custom clearance/sheet which might called you some money.

Coupon Sense

March 8, 2013 at 2:13 am

Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this article and the rest of the website is extremely good.

Jerry Makedonski

May 24, 2013 at 8:53 am

Hi our church has a 62 pasn. 92′ Blue Bird bus in good cond. we have decided to sell and wonder if you would be interested or know anyone who would. I also see you have the smaller units could you talk to me about this for our future need. 319 215 2628

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