March 13, 2014
The companies have been met with controversy because of an ordinance that requires all public transportation go through a process that includes a background check and review from the city.
December 3, 2012
A new partnership between CBORD, a provider of campus card and integrated security solutions to colleges and universities, and Creative Mobile Technologies, a supplier of in-taxi media and payment technologies, allows Emerson College and Suffolk University students to pay for taxi rides using campus card funds.
November 26, 2012
The program, funded through a $1.7 million federal New Freedom grant, will reimburse expenses to convert taxicabs to accommodate wheelchairs.
October 8, 2012
A continuing shortage of bus drivers has forced EZ-RIDER, the public transportation provider in Midland and Odessa, Texas, to partner with a local taxi company to provide service to its paratransit riders.
August 27, 2012
Accessibility Taxi began operating 15 new ADA-compliant MV-1 taxis in Prince George’s County, which lagged behind many other areas of Washington, D.C., in terms of wheelchair-accessible taxi service.
July 16, 2012
The original decision grew out of discussions on how to meet growing demand for custom transit services. The goal was to redirect funding from TaxiSaver to improve these services. However, customer feedback indicated that TaxiSaver provides a valuable service to those in need and is integral to making the transit system accessible.
April 16, 2012
The new taxis are Dodge Caravan mini-vans that have been specially modified by Viewpoint Mobility to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters in the rear compartment. The taxis cost $36,744.00 each and were funded in part by over $380,000 in New Freedom grants.
March 19, 2012
The service is run through Family Services of Westchester and helps clients coordinate the fastest and most cost-effective means of transportation — be it a local provider like a taxi, a paratransit vehicle or a ride from one of its volunteer drivers.
May 18, 2011
Each of the 20 vans operated by Royal Cab and Yellow Cab of D.C. features a special back-door ramp and hooks to secure a wheelchair or electric scooter.
March 24, 2010
Niagara, Ontario has subsidized a community shuttle service for two years, but budget strains have public works committee members considering eliminating the shuttle and providing seniors and students with $2 taxi coupons instead.
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