Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Green Team

We know that stepping up our environmental efforts is the right thing to do for everyone: clients, drivers, employees, our planet. So we celebrated Earth Day by teaming up with Community Health Network of Connecticut (CHNCT), the only not-for-profit health plan in the state, as well as our Community Partner, the American Red Cross.

Connecticut’s Metro Taxi to Take 70 MV-1s

Metro Taxi of West Haven plans to enlarge its fleet with 70 purpose-built “MV-1s.” With the assistance of Clean Cities Coordinators, and a grant for alternative fuel vehicles from the Connecticut Clean Cities Future Fuels Project (CTCCFF) funded by the Department of Energy, all 70 cabs will be wheelchair-accessible and run on compressed natural gas (CNG). Meanwhile, Metro Taxi is preparing to be a CNG public supplier in the near future.

An Interview with Metro Taxi CEO Bill Scalzi: New Freedom Fund Taxi Voucher Program and the Connecticut Wheelchair Taxi Service Initiative

Dennis Patouhas and Dawn DelGreco, co-hosts of Cox Radio’s “Healthy Aging Show,” interviewed Metro Taxi CEO Bill Scalzi about the state’s first New Freedom Fund Taxi Voucher Program and the Connecticut Wheelchair Taxi Service Initiative. In 2010, the City of New Haven’s Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities, the Greater New Haven Transit District and Metro Taxi jointly launched Connecticut’s first New Freedom Fund Taxi Voucher Program to benefit people with disabilities.