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Fla.'s Broward County considering taxis, Uber, Lyft for paratransit

Posted on February 23, 2017

Broward County
Broward County

BROWARD, Fla. — Broward County Transit officials are exploring a plan to enable paratransit riders to use Uber, Lyft, or a taxicab in addition to its TOPS! (Transportation Options) shuttle service, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

The county would pick up $15 of the tab. With most paratransit rides five miles or fewer, county officials believe $15 likely would cover the entire bill.

The program must still be approved by a County Commission vote, however, at a transportation workshop, commissioners expressed support. For the full story, click here.

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