Manhattan getting wheelchair-friendly taxis

January 11, 2012 6:12:13 AM PST
A new wheelchair-friendly taxi is hitting the streets of Manhattan.

It's called the MV1, and it was recently approved for use as a taxi in New York City.

The MTA is field-testing the vehicles for its Access-A-Ride program.

The MV1 holds up to six passengers, including wheelchairs and motorized scooters.

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