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January 24, 2018
“New York City is expanding a taxi dispatch service for the disabled to allow people who use wheelchairs to order accessible cabs in the boroughs outside Manhattan, officials announced on Wednesday…Through the dispatch program, riders can arrange to be picked up by a wheelchair accessible taxicab by calling 311, using a mobile app or a website or calling or texting a dispatcher. They would not be charged anything beyond the metered fare for the pickup.”
Read full article in The New York Times.