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City Taxi wins University Health Network bid to provide Taxi services

Contract “an honour, and huge boost for the City brand”

After a careful and thorough four-and-a-half-month Request for Proposal (RFP) process, Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN) has selected Etobicoke’s City Taxi as its ground transportation supplier of record.

City Taxi’s successful bid was selected from among the bids of some of Toronto’s largest and longest-established taxi firms. The contract amounts to millions of dollars of business to the winning taxi brokerage and its drivers.

City Taxi Assistant General Manager Neil Shorey says, “This is a historic victory for City Taxi, as it represents our continued, strategic expansion into the Toronto Downtown market. I am thrilled to work with such an esteemed organization as the UHN. The good work they do everyday on behalf of all our citizens cannot be put into words. To be able to work with UHN by providing important transportation for UHN staff, patients and visitors is an honour and huge boost for the City Taxi brand.”

2023 marks the first time in Toronto’s history that City Taxi has been successful in the bid to become the Taxi service of record for the University Health Network’s many facilities. Image: UHN

University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made it a national and international source for discovery, education, and patient care. Its programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. The UHN consists of eleven business units that include Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto Rehab, the Michner Institute, among others.

Shorey continued “I am so pleased for all our extremely hard-working drivers, our amazing staff and particularly thrilled for the Sekhon family who have worked so hard to build City Taxi make this all possible. City Taxi is grateful to our existing and ongoing clients for helping us achieve this great success.”

The contract between UHN and City Tax will commence January 1st, 2024.

Drivers are welcome to request information on applying to join City Taxi by calling General Manager Paul Sekhon at 647-212-3434 or [email protected]

Shorey finished by noting, “City Taxi: your city, your taxi” (the firm’s tag line).