Monday, July 15, 2024

Author: Rita Smith

Today, Toronto's Accessible Advisory Committee will receive a presentation based on the premise the Accessible on Demand program can be revived. "It would need to be RESURRECTED, from the DEAD!" an outraged operator said this weekend. Image: City of Toronto
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Accessible Taxi on Demand: “It’s over”

Toronto maintains delusions, illusions over program it killed with Uber Here are the stats (May 2024): 578 accessible plates172 not in use (no vehicle)47 to be replaced <1 yr301 to be replaced <2 yrs That leaves 58 wheelchair accessible vehicles

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One of Toronto's longest-serving Taxi industry operators, Peter Mandronis, speaks with Fiona Chapman of L&S at the June 20 meeting. Photo: Taxi News
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Now, three Taxi meetings on Monday

Taxi feedback missing from June 24 staff presentation A third meeting focused on Accessible Taxis has been added to the calendar for Monday, June 24th. In addition to the Taxi industry virtual meeting scheduled for 12:30pm, and the meeting for

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CTA president Marc Andre Way speaks with Policy Director Joanna Hazelden after the June 20th VFH consultation at the East York Civic Centre. Photo: Taxi News
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Too much supply for the demand in Toronto, Way tells consultation

It’s all about supply and demand. “The basic problem is, you have way too many vehicles on the road for any driver to earn a living,” said Marc Andre Way, president of the Canadian Taxi Association. He was addressing Licensing

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