Voting Accessibility – Los Angeles County Precincts
Voters gain Access to Precincts with Barriers; The County of Los Angeles Assures Access for Voters
November 04, 2014 // Franchising.com // Torrance, CA - Wheelchair Ramps will be provided this Election Day, November 4, 2014 to Precincts throughout Los Angeles County by Amramp Los Angeles to assist voters with ambulatory disabilities or struggles. Over 133 feet of steel, modular Amramp Systems will be provided to six polling places.
Amramp Los Angeles installers begain installing ramps Saturday, November 1 to insure the ramps will be in place in time for Election Day. Beginning on Wednesday, November 5, these ramps will be disassembled and returned to the warehouse for use in other future rental applications.
The cities where these ramps will be constructed include Los Angeles, North Hollywood, Torrance, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica and South Gate.
Brett McKee, President of Amramp Los Angeles – Los Angeles said, "We are pleased to help ensure all citizens can participate in the election process. It is gratifying to see people using the ramps at various precincts including churches, synagogues, homes, schools and community centers. They otherwise may not have been able to participate in their right to vote because of the inability to climb stairs."
Amramp installs accessibility ramps throughout the California at businesses, residences, schools and institutions. Amramp is the leading company in the United States specializing in modular steel wheelchair ramps, offering sturdy, customizable ramps for disability access that enable the aging and disabled population to remain in their homes with independence and mobility. Ramps can be installed temporarily for short or long term needs without damaging the housing structure as they are not a permanent modification to the home. Amramp products comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and are available for sale or rental with no minimum time frame and no ramp size restrictions.
Amramp also installs Vertical Platform Lifts which are used where the length of a ramp might be impractical. Portable wheelchair showers are used when a client cannot utilize the shower or tub facility and does not want to remodel the bathroom.
Amramp has been providing accessibility ramps, vertical platform lifts, stair chairs and wheelchair showers in Southern and Northern California since May, 2007 and has seven employees. Warehouse facilities are located in Gardena and Santa Cruz, CA. See www.amramp.com/laoc and www.amramp.com/norcal.
Service areas include Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale, Altadena, Pasadena, Cerritos, Chatsworth, Covina, West Covina, Carson, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, El Monte, Encino, Gardena, Glendora, Granada Hills, Hacienda Heights, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Huntington Park, Hermosa Beach, La Puente, Lakewood, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hollywood, North Hollywood, West Hollywood, Northridge, Pacific Palisades, Palos Verdes, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Pedro, Torrance, Valencia, Santa Clarita, Van Nuys, Valley Village, West Hills and Woodland Hills, Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Buena Park, Brea, Corona Del Mar, Irvine, Dana Point, Fullerton, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Valley Village, Westminster, Tustin, Yorba Linda, Riverside,, Corona, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino, Redlands, Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Camarillo, Moorpark, Oxnard, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura and Westlake Village, San Jose, Santa Clara, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Almaden, Palo Alto, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Belmont, Burlingame, Daly City, Half Moon Bay, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Milbrae, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, South San Francisco, San Mateo, Aptos, Capitola, Felton, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, Watsonville, Freedom, Contra Costa, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Dan Ville, Castro Valley, San Leandro, Hayward, Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley, Union City, San Leandro, San Rafael and El Cerrito.