News & Public Notices
Unveiling of Accessible Taxi
December 19, 2013 -
Photographers and journalists are invited to attend the unveiling of Kingston's first on-demand accessible taxi
WHEN: 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20
WHERE: In front of City Hall, 216 Ontario St., at the taxi stand
WHO: Mayor Mark Gerretsen, Deputy Mayor Sandy Berg, MP Ted Hsu, MPP John Gerretsen, Kingston Area Taxi Commission Chairman John Pyke, Kingston Area Taxi Commission Inspector Dave Kennedy, Loyalist Township Mayor Bill Lowry and Deputy Mayor Ric Bresee.
WHAT: Unveiling of the first on-demand accessible taxi, which is supported with funding from the City of Kingston and Loyalist Township. In September, Kingston City Council committed $60,000 in forgiveable loans for three accessible taxis. The first on-demand accessible taxi to go into operation is a 2013 Dodge Caravan.
Anyone wishing to book the accessible taxi should contact Modern Taxi 613-546-2222. [Update 2014: now call City Taxi at 613-542-3333]
Media contact: Call the City of Kingston's media hotline at 613-546-4291,ext 2300.