Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs

(Wheelchair users and others get their first look at new Philadelphia taxicabs designed to serve their needs.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

New Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs Begin Rolling Onto Philadelphia’s Streets

A Dodge Journey van was the first wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) to hit the road since 50 new WAV taxi medallions were sold by the PPA.

07/02/2015

(File photo by KYW's Hadas Kuznits)

45 New Philadelphia Taxis Will Include Wheelchair Accessibility

Philadelphia is now one step closer to having wheelchair-accessible taxicabs available.

04/29/2014

Khalid Alvin of Philadelphia Cab Association
(credit:  Steve Tawa)

PPA Aims To Bring More Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs To The City

The Philadelphia Parking Authority and advocates for people in wheelchairs are now checking out equipment that would be required when more wheelchair-accessible cabs roll out on city streets.

02/16/2014