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Freedom Taxicab program available for handicapped

Posted by Christi Reynard email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - All over the Tri-state, people who need to take a cab and need handicap access now have a new option.

The Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) unveiled its new "Freedom Taxicab" program Tuesday with the Community Cab Company.

Social service and non-profit agencies can sponsor the program, and buy booklets of voucher coupons for their handicap clients.

"There's no other taxi voucher type program available within the greater Cincinnati area. The taxi cab voucher program service is provided by Community Cab," says Mark Paine, of OKI Inc.

Companies or agencies can buy the coupon vouchers.  The company gets reimbursed for half the cost of the ride by the federal government through OKI.

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