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Letter: Wheelchair users need taxis, too

Taxi cab.

Taxi cab. Photo Credit: iStock

We do need more taxis; however, we also need to increase the number of taxis accessible to people who use wheelchairs ["Disrupting the global status quo," Editorial, July 5].

Now, a miserably low percentage are accessible. Regulations should require any new vehicle that puts itself out for hire to be accessible to everyone. This includes Uber, Lyft, etc.

Robert Schoenfeld, East Meadow

Editor's note: The writer is a member of the executive board of Disabled in Action, a civil rights advocacy group.

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