Mobility

Will Uber service customers with disabilities?

Posted on June 30, 2014

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SAN ANTONIO — While many of Uber and Lyft’s legal battles have been initiated by the taxi industry, a lawsuit filed in Texas earlier this month accuses both firms of poorly serving a far more sympathetic community: the disabled, according to a Next City post.

RELATED: Uber facing disabled discrimination accusations

The suit, filed by three mobility-impaired plaintiffs from San Antonio and Houston, claims that Uber and Lyft have violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by failing to provide a way for wheelchair users to take advantage of their services, the report said.

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