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RTA logo City of Chicago Taxi Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Cost Reimbursement Program

Project Description

Taxicab companies that purchase purpose-built wheelchair accessible taxi vehicles or convert standard vehicles to wheelchair accessible vehicles will be reimbursed for the costs associated with accessible vehicle elements. It is estimated that this project may contribute 133 accessible cabs to the taxi cab fleet now serving Chicago.

 
Status
Status:In Progress
Program:Job Access Reverse Commute / New Freedom / Section 5310
Program Type:JARC/NF
Program Year:2013-2014
Project Type(s):Capital
Grantee:City of Chicago Dept. of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection
Current Activities:The City of Chicago executed the grant agreement on this project with the Federal Transit Administration on April 30, 2013. The City incorporated the project into the City budget in November. The City is working with the taxi companies to refine the process for how taxi companies may participate in the project.
Information Updated:November 2017
 
Funding
RTA:$0.00
Local:$442,923.00
Federal:$1,771,689.00
Total:$2,214,612.00
 
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Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Alsip, Bedford Park, Blue Island, Burbank, Burnham, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Chicago, Cicero, Des Plaines, Dolton, Elk Grove Village, Elmwood Park, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Forest View, Franklin Park, Harwood Heights, Hometown, Lincolnwood, Merrionette Park, Niles, Norridge, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Park Ridge, River Grove, Riverdale, Rosemont, Schiller Park, Skokie, Stickney, Summit
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Illinois Senate Districts:1 Antonio Munoz, 10 Robert F. Martwick, 11 Martin A. Sandoval, 12 Steven M. Landek, 13 Robert Peters, 14 Emil Jones, III, 15 Napoleon Harris, III, 16 Jacqueline Y. Collins, 17 Elgie R. Sims, Jr., 18 Bill Cunningham, 2 Omar Aquino, 20 Iris Y. Martinez, 28 Laura M. Murphy, 3 Mattie Hunter, 39 Don Harmon, 4 Kimberly A. Lightford, 5 Patricia Van Pelt, 6 John J. Cullerton, 7 Heather A. Steans, 8 Ram Villivalam, 9 Laura Fine
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