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Arlington approves 60 new wheelchair-accessible taxicabs

December 19, 2014 in Advocacy & Access

 

 

The Washington Post
By Patricia Sullivan
December 13

Sixty new wheelchair-accessible taxicabs, most operated by a new company with a fleet of vans serving people with disabilities, won the right Saturday to operate in Arlington County.

The County Board agreed to award 50 certificates to the new All Access Taxi company and 10 to Blue Top Cab. All Access officials say it is the first all-wheelchair-
accessible cab company in the region. They plan to have their first vehicles on the road by February, with most operating by April.

The action increases the number of wheelchair-accessible taxis available to Arlington customers from 37 to 97.

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