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New York City Must Add Accessible Taxicabs

December 19, 2013

Fifty percent of New York City's taxicabs must be accessible by 2020, as required by a recent settlement between New York City and United Spinal Association and other disability groups. The settlement requires taxi fleets to replace, through attrition, at least half of taxi vehicles with wheelchair-accessible vehicles until 50 percent of the entire fleet is accessible to people who use wheelchairs and scooters.