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October 27, 2014

TLPA names its Contracting Operator of the Year

Shirley Allen of the Everett, Wash.-based Mercy Transportation was presented with the award at the TLPA’s annual convention. This year marks the TLPA’s 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show, the world’s largest gathering of for-hire fleet executives.


December 3, 2013

Taxi, limo, paratransit group names new president

Robert M. Werth, a native of Falls Church, Va., is the founder/president of Diamond Transportation Services Inc., one of the largest wheelchair-accessible fleets in the mid-Atlantic region.


October 28, 2013

Vancouver paratransit driver honored by TLPA

Named Ron Trujillo its 2013 Paratransit and Contracting Driver of the Year. Trujillo will accept the award on Oct. 29 at the association's annual convention in Boston.


June 10, 2013

Calif. county paratransit plan moves to Phase 2

Service in Solano County will now extend to those riders who need help entering and exiting a taxicab


March 19, 2012

TLPA conference comes to New Orleans

This year's conference, held in May, is expected to be well attended and attendees are urged to make their travel plans now, especially considering that the event begins the day after the close of the New Orleans Jazz Festival, one of the busiest times of the year for the city.


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