Wheelchair-accessible taxis

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NYC Plans 30 Cent Surcharge On Cab Rides To Expand Fleet Of Wheelchair-Accessible Taxis

That additional money will be allocated for drivers and taxi medallion owners to help them upgrade their cabs into ones that can accommodate wheelchairs.


FILE - New York City taxis. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

US Attorney: New York City’s Taxis Violate Disabilities Act

The U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan says the lack of wheelchair-accessible taxis in New York City violates the Americans With Disabilities Act. It urged a federal judge to force the city to address the problem quickly.