MV-1Although Chicago is already a very accessible destination, it’s getting ready to ramp up that access a notch with the coming influx of even more accessible taxis to the Windy City.

The city will add 50 MV-1 wheelchair-accessible taxis to its fleet over the next several weeks, which will put the number of accessible Chicago taxis from 160 to 210. And in case you’re not familiar with the MV-1, it’s that same vehicle that’s getting the big thumbs-up from disability advocates in New York City.

MV-1 taxis have plenty of room for the whole gang.

These vehicles aren’t retrofitted — they are purpose-built at the factory to