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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Shirajul!

shirajulShirajul, our Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week, is a born and bred New Yorker. Growing up in Jackson Heights, Shirajul’s dream was to become a chef. This dream soon came true – Shirajul had been a line cook for 10 years prior to driving, and still works as a line cook full-time. When he’s not driving a cab or in the kitchen of a restaurant, Shirajul can be found making new recipes and spending time with his family.

The realities of life made Shirajul pick up driving as a part-time gig to support his family, but he’s come to enjoy the diversity of the passengers and helping people travel from point A to point B.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Adel!

adelOne day, Adel, our Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week saw an underdressed woman on a cold night. It was so cold and dark hence Adel offered her a ride. She refused and said she was trying to find shelter elsewhere. Adel told her to hop in, and he would drive her without any need for her to pay. The lady had even bruised her face, but Adel did not ask any questions. Adel took her to his family friend’s diner and got her some food.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Gurbakhsh!

GURBAKHSHIt was a cold, windy and snowing. Gurbakhsh, our Accessible Dispatch of the Week remembers. A man was sitting on the stairs of a building with only a light jacket, no gloves, and no hat. Gurbakhsh asked the man if he wanted a ride to which the man replied no. The man was waiting for the doors to be opened so that he could sleep on the corridor. Gurbakhsh told him that he knew a place where he could get a safe and warm shelter and that he would take him for free.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Joginder!

JoginderOnce a ferry driver for the Staten Island Ferry and a Staten Island cab driver, Joginder, our Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week, says driving in Staten Island was a lot different than driving in the city.

“Driving a cab for Staten Island is like getting my feet wet, NYC is the real challenge – especially with the crazy traffic! I enjoy driving in the city, so many things are going on all at once, so there is never a dull moment,” he says.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Thomas!

THOMASThomas, our Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week, has always had an obsession with cars. Growing up in Ghana in West Africa, Thomas spent his time making toy cars out of wood, and plastering his house with his drawings of flying vehicles. Even at a young age, Thomas decided that cars were in his future – not that he knew what he wanted to drive, but he knew that driving would always be a part of him.

Soon after moving to the United States, Thomas found a job at the airport as a driver.…

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