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August 24, 2010
NEWS: MetroAccess 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