Islandia Mayor Allan M. Dorman Attends Ribbon Cutting for New Handicapped-Accessible Bus at Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk

Islandia Village Mayor Allan M. Dorman (right) watches Helen Robacker (second from right) cut the ribbon to introduce the new handicapped-accessible bus Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk received on February 29.
Islandia Village Mayor Allan M. Dorman (right) watches Helen Robacker (second from right) cut the ribbon to introduce the new handicapped-accessible bus Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk received on February 29.
Islandia Village Mayor Allan M. Dorman (right) watches Helen Robacker (second from right) cut the ribbon to introduce the new handicapped-accessible bus Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk received on February 29. Also pictured (left to right): Nancy Cohen, Director of Development, and Matthew Silver, Board President, Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk; Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Islip Town Councilwoman; Robert Quinn, Transportation Director, Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk; Tom Croci, Islip Town Supervisor; and Robert Gallose, NYC/Long Island Sales Representative, Arcola Bus Sales.

On February 29, Islandia Village Mayor Allan M. Dorman joined local elected officials and representatives from Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk and Arcola Bus Sales for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce a new handicapped-accessible bus that Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk received at its Islandia facility at Hoffman Lane.

The new bus features a hydraulic lift that allows those in wheelchairs to board the bus more easily. Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk received a donation from a family member of Robert Gallose, NYC/Long Island Sales Representative, Arcola Bus Sales, and used the money to purchase the bus.

Rides Unlimited of Nassau & Suffolk is a not-for-profit 501c(3) corporation which provides transportation services to special-needs individuals. It has a fleet of 120 buses and serves residents in Suffolk, Nassau, Queens and Kings Counties.