Open Taxis WAV Program, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

  • Date Enacted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Dates given are approximate.

Summary

According to the Zero Project, in 2013 the City of Chicago consolidated the dispatch of its wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) taxis. A non-profit, Open Taxis, was selected as its partner. In 2014, it partnered with Uber to also dispatch UberAccess vehicles. The current program allows users to either a call-in or use the Open Taxi app to hail a WAV.

Updated October 2018

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