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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet King!

Meet King!

driver-of-the-weekYou might call him a pharaoh behind the wheel. He was born in Cairo, Egypt, but now King lives in Queens and has found a fulfilling career as a New York City taxicab driver with Accessible Dispatch. King came to the U.S. in childhood when his family moved, and family has directed every part of his professional life.

“My family is a very close family,” he says. “We came over for a better life. My father was a hardworking man and when he passed away when I was 19 years old I had to be the man of the house.”

That experience had a profound impact on King, who entered the taxicab industry in large part because of how family friendly it is.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Yehia!

Meet Yehia!yehia

Yehia is no stranger to living in a big city; the Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week was born and raised in Chicago, where he spent his entire life before moving to New York City so his wife could be closer to her family. To the romance-minded Yehia, who started a new life 1,000 miles from home for the sake of love, working as a taxicab driver offered the perfect opportunity.

“I enjoy meeting different people,” he says. “I enjoy the fact I get to see New York and work at the same time.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Tenzin!

Meet Tenzin!driver-of-the-week-tenzin

Today, Tenzin’s career and family are centered in Manhattan, but he came all the way from Geyongju, Korea, to find his new community.

“When I was in my 20s I came to the States, where my family and I opened up a market,” says Tenzin, whose family is still the biggest part of his life. “In Gyeongju, I lived with my six siblings, mom, dad, and grandparents. We would have many family gatherings and dinners. My grandmother’s cooking was the best.…

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