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Third accessible taxi unveiled

March 16, 2015 -

Photographers and journalists are invited to attend the unveiling of Kingston's third on-demand accessible taxi.

  • When: 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 19.
  • Where: In front of City Hall, 216 Ontario St., at the taxi stand.
  • Who: Mayor Bryan Paterson, councillor Liz Schell, municipal accessibility advisory committee chair Heidi Penning and the City of Kingston's manager of social policy and strategic community development Cheryl Hitchen.
  • What: Unveiling of the third on-demand accessible taxi, supported with funding from the City of Kingston and Loyalist Township. In September 2013, Kingston city council committed $60,000 in forgivable loans for three accessible taxis. This is the third on-demand accessible taxi to go into operation. The van is with Amey's Taxi.

Anyone wishing to book the accessible taxi should contact Amey's Taxi 613-546-1111

About the City of Kingston
The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision - to become Canada's most sustainable city - focuses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, media relations officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.