Pichardo Pushes For Wheelchair Accessibility For Taxis

Assemblyman Pichardo (front, 3rd on l) met with Livery Roundtable, New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, Black Car Assistance Corporation and Prestige Car Service to discuss wheelchair accessibility improvements for NYC taxis.
Photo courtesy of Assemblyman Victor Pichardo

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo hosted a press conference on Wednesday, May 18 at 3108 Webster Avenue highlighting legislation he authored to improve wheelchair accessibility in NYC’s for-hire taxi and limousine industry. Joined by Livery Roundtable, NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers, Black Car Assistance Corporation and Prestige Car Service, Pichardo discussed his legislation which plans to create a centralized dispatch service for wheelchair accessible transportation controlled by the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission.

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