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Transportation Nation

Half of Taxis to be Wheelchair Accessible in Next 7 Years

Friday, December 06, 2013

New York City announced Friday that half the city taxi fleet would be wheelchair accessible by 2020. The move is part of a settlement agreement in a major class-action lawsuit brought in 2011 that charged the city was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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WNYC News

City’s Billion Dollar Taxi Plan Gets Green Light From Governor

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo has agreed to sign Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial taxi legislation with some big tweaks.

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