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HAILING A CAB FROM THE PHONE

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Wheelchair and scooter users can now hail a wheelchair-accessible cab by dialing 311 and asking for the Accessible Dispatch System, which then finds the nearest wheelchair-accessible taxi. The fare is the same rate as every yellow taxi. To accommodate these customers, the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission chose United Spinal Association to train taxi drivers [&hellip
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‘MURDERBALL’ TEAM LOOKS TO 2012

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The triumph did not last long for Nick Springer. On Sept. 16, the 23-year-old defensive stopper for the United States Paralympic wheelchair rugby team played like a champion for his country. As one of four starters, he helped the United States ward off Australia for a 53-44 victory in the decisive game of the 2008 [&hellip
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