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Monday, June 16, 2014

Philly Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Dropped; 150 Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Coming

By Alison Burdo | NBC.10 | Jun 14, 2014 

Advocates for disabled people have dropped a discrimination lawsuit against the Philadelphia Parking Authority after a Thursday meeting where the agency approved regulations dedicating 45 taxi medallions to wheelchair accessible cabs

A promise from the Philadelphia Parking Authority to bring 150 handicapped-accessible taxicabs to the city has led advocates for people with disabilities to drop a lawsuit against the agency.

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