Winter’s icy grip can pose significant challenges, especially for cities, municipalities, parks departments, and campuses responsible for maintaining clear and safe sidewalks. At Trackless Vehicles, we understand the importance of efficient snow removal, and that’s why we’re proud to present our cutting-edge Ribbon Snowblower and Twin Auger Snowblower attachments. These powerful tools pair perfectly with our Trackless MT7 municipal tractor and are designed to tackle winter’s worst, ensuring a swift and effective response to snow-covered sidewalks. In this post, we’ll delve into the features and benefits of each attachment, highlighting why they’re the go-to solution for winter maintenance.

Why is Snow Removal Such a Hot Topic?

Safety of Pedestrians and Cyclists

Clearing snow ensures the safety of pedestrians and cyclists who use these pathways. Snow-covered walkways and bike paths can become slippery and hazardous, leading to slips and falls. Keeping these areas clear reduces the risk of accidents and promotes safe mobility.

Accessibility for All

Maintaining clear pathways is crucial for ensuring accessibility for individuals with disabilities. Snow and ice can create barriers for those using mobility aids, such as wheelchairs or walkers. Clear pathways enable everyone, regardless of physical abilities, to navigate public spaces independently.

Emergency Access

Snow-free walkways and paths are essential for emergency services. Unobstructed routes allow emergency vehicles to reach their destinations promptly, ensuring a timely response during critical situations.

Commuting Efficiency

Clearing snow from sidewalks and bike paths promotes efficient commuting. Pedestrians, cyclists, and even drivers can move safely and smoothly without disruptions caused by snow accumulation. This is particularly important in urban areas with high foot traffic.

Maintenance of Public Spaces

Snow removal contributes to the overall maintenance of public spaces. Clearing sidewalks and walkways enhance the aesthetic appeal of the community, making it more inviting for residents and visitors. Well-maintained public spaces positively impact the community’s image and livability.

Prevention of Liability Issues

Cities, municipalities, parks departments, and campuses have a duty to provide safe public spaces. Failure to clear snow and ice may lead to accidents and potential legal liabilities. Regular snow removal helps mitigate the risk of lawsuits and ensures the responsible management of public spaces.

Support for Sustainable Transportation

Encouraging walking and cycling is an integral part of sustainable urban planning. By keeping pedestrian walkways and bike paths clear, cities promote environmentally friendly modes of transportation. This aligns with efforts to reduce carbon emissions and create more sustainable, healthier communities.

Preservation of Infrastructure

Regular snow removal also contributes to the preservation of infrastructure. Accumulated snow and ice can lead to the deterioration of surfaces, such as concrete and asphalt, causing long-term damage. Proactive snow removal helps extend the lifespan of sidewalks, paths, and parking lots.

Enhanced Public Health

Clearing snow from public spaces supports public health by reducing the likelihood of illness or injury associated with exposure to extreme weather conditions. Safe, well-maintained paths encourage outdoor activities, promoting physical health and mental well-being.

Community Connectivity

Maintaining clear pathways fosters community connectivity. Residents are more likely to engage with their surroundings, visit local businesses, and participate in community events when they can easily and safely access public spaces.

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Above: The Ribbon Snowblower is available in a variety of widths: 51″, 60″, and 75″. Contact the Trackless sales team if you’re interested in our 84″ Snowblower.

About the Ribbon Snowblower

Winter, Meet Your Match!

Challenge winter head-on with our Ribbon Snowblower. Crafted specifically for sidewalk use, this high-output blower is engineered to make quick work of snow removal, ensuring that pedestrians can navigate sidewalks safely.

Key Features:

  1. Three Width Options: Choose the perfect fit for your needs with three available widths: 51″, 60″, and 75″. Whether you’re dealing with narrow paths or expansive walkways, there’s a Ribbon Snowblower size to match.
  2. Chute Options: Customize your snow removal strategy with standard sidewalk chutes. Need more versatility? Opt for truck-loading or telescopic chutes for added convenience and flexibility in directing snow.
  3. Hydraulic Joystick Control: Operating the Ribbon Snowblower is a breeze with the hydraulically controlled joystick, providing ease and precision in maneuvering the attachment.

Why Choose the Ribbon Snowblower?

The Ribbon Snowblower is your dedicated partner for sidewalk snow removal, offering a perfect blend of power, flexibility, and ease of operation. Whether you’re a city, municipality, parks department, or campus, this attachment is designed to meet your unique snow removal needs.

Above: The Twin Auger Snowblower is available in a variety of widths: 51″, 60″, and 70″. 

About the Twin Auger Snowblower

Heavy-Duty Solution for Winter’s Worst

When winter hits hard, you need a heavy-duty machine to clear sidewalks efficiently. Enter the Twin Auger Snowblower – a robust, two-stage unit capable of handling heavy snow accumulations exceeding 5 feet.

Key Features:

  1. Three Width Options: Choose from widths of 51″, 60″, and 70″ to match your specific sidewalk clearing requirements.
  2. Versatile Chute Options: Similar to the Ribbon Snowblower, the Twin Auger comes with standard sidewalk chutes, with optional truck-loading or telescopic chutes for added versatility.
  3. High-Strength, Low-Alloy Steel Augers: Engineered for durability, the high-strength augers with ice picks can easily handle any winter conditions, ensuring efficient snow removal even in the toughest scenarios.

Why Choose the Twin Auger Snowblower?

The Twin Auger Snowblower is your heavy-duty ally against winter’s onslaught. With its robust design and advanced features, it’s the perfect choice for cities, municipalities, parks departments, and campuses facing extreme winter conditions.

Why Cities, Municipalities, Parks Departments, and Campuses Should Choose Trackless Snowblowers

  1. Efficiency: Our snowblowers are designed for maximum efficiency, allowing you to clear sidewalks quickly and effectively, minimizing disruptions caused by winter weather.
  2. Versatility: With multiple width options and versatile chute choices, our snowblowers adapt to various sidewalk sizes and layouts, providing the flexibility needed for diverse environments.
  3. Ease of Operation: Hydraulic joystick control ensures that operators can maneuver the snowblower with precision and ease, reducing the learning curve and increasing overall operational efficiency.
  4. Durability: Crafted with high-quality materials, our snowblowers are built to withstand the harshest winter conditions, ensuring longevity and reliable performance season after season.
  5. Options for Every Scenario: Whether you’re dealing with regular snowfall or facing extreme conditions, our Ribbon and Twin Auger Snowblowers offer options and features to meet the unique challenges of your winter maintenance operations.

When it comes to sidewalk snow removal, our Ribbon Snowblowers and Twin Auger Snowblowers are the ultimate solutions. Choose efficiency, durability, and versatility to master winter challenges and keep your sidewalks clear and safe for everyone. The Trackless MT7 is an invaluable asset for municipalities, parks, HOAs, and campus maintenance crews, ensuring that public spaces remain accessible and safe during winter months.

Enhance your snow removal practices with the power of Trackless Vehicles! Interested in ordering a Trackless MT and Snowblower attachment for your institution? Get in touch with your local Trackless Vehicles dealer today.