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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Sameh!

Meet Sameh! driver-of-the-week-_sameh

Los Angeles-born Sameh took a cross-country leap from California to Queens, and now he helps other people get around.

“When I came to NYC, I knew some friends who were drivers,” he explains. “And they stated to me that it was a great job but that you had to work for it. At first I was a little scared but after a week I got the hang of it. I enjoy the freedom and meeting new people every day.”

In the years he’s been serving the New York City community, Sameh has learned that the small touches make the biggest impressions.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Avis!

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When he was growing up, Avis had two role models who taught him plenty about hard work.

“My father was in the Marines and when he passed through Colombia he met my mother,” Avis remembers. “They fell in love at first sight, got married, and had me. Since my father was in the military he had to go back home to the States and he took my mother with him. She was scared because she did not know the language, nor did she know anyone.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Ghulam!

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Ghulam, who was born in Long Island and now lives in Yonkers, has spent a lifetime in New York City and has built two careers there to boot. He started out in healthcare, but when that made it difficult to spend time with family, the man who fondly recalls a childhood with parents and grandparents under one roof decided to make a change.

“I worked the overnight shift which made it very difficult for my family,” he explains. “I would come home and the children are in school and I would sleep for the most part.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Elsiddiq!

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Elsiddiq traded peaches for apples when he moved from the suburbs of Savannah, Ga. to New York City. Now the Accessible Dispatch driver, who lives in Queens, has taken to his new community and new profession with zest. And it’s not the first time he’s worked in transportation.

“Before driving a taxi I used to work as a truck driver,” he remembers. “I loved around the holidays and delivered the packages. So many people’s faces light up. I remember one little girl called me Santa because I delivered her present.”

Many of Elsiddiq’s current passengers express similar gratitude.…

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