Accessibility

D.C. gets wheelchair-accessible taxis

Posted on August 27, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Accessibility Taxi began operating 15 new ADA-compliant MV-1 taxis, equipped with ramps, 36-by-56-inch doorways and space to accommodate wheelchairs and as many as six riders, The Washington Post reported.

The taxis are operating in Prince George’s County, which lagged behind many other areas of Washington, D.C., in terms of wheelchair-accessible taxi service, a transportation planner told the Post. For the full story, click here.

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