Monthly Archives: August 2010

Metro Access Launches Connecticut’s First Accessible Taxis

NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT – WTNH ABC 8 – October 14, 2009 – Metro Taxi launches MetroAccess, Connecticut’s first wheelchair-accessible taxi service. Michelle Duprey, Director of the City of New Haven’s Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities says the taxis will help New Haven become more integrated. A recent study conducted by the department: Disability Census & Needs Assessment Study, showed that 31% of disabled individuals in New Haven said they were not working because of the lack of “affordable, convenient, and accessible transportation.” Related: New Haven Announces Accessible Taxi Voucher Program.