For more than 30 years United Spinal Association has led the fight for affordable, accessible transportation, and today this includes holding Uber accountable to provide rides to all wheelchair users.
Wheelchair users find if they have a nice car and hand controls, they can make money driving for companies like Uber. Here are three wheelers who are making the Uber platform work for them.
Jennifer Mendoza was walking through San Francisco and noticed a bunch of cars with pink mustaches. “I Googled, found out what Lyft was, and said, ‘I have got to be a part of that.’”
Chicago-based nonprofit Open Doors Organization has trained Uber drivers on how to serve riders with disabilities in 10 cities nationwide.
If you try to rent a lowered floor minivan with hand controls from an adaptive van dealer, with rare exceptions, you will not succeed.
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