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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Erick!

Meet Erick!

DRIVER OF THE WEEK ERICK copyErick was born and raised in Chicago, and came to New York in to find better work and more opportunity. Now he lives in Long Island, where he works full time in a hospital while also driving his cab. He wants to earn his Commercial Driver’s License  soon, or go to work for the MTA.

“Honestly, I did not know what I was signing up for when I was trained for this vehicle,” Erick says about driving a wheelchair-accessible taxi.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Ignor!

DRIVER OF THE WEEK –IGNORMeet Igor!

A New Jersey native who drives in the city, Ignor loves being a taxi driver because it gives him the freedom to set his own schedule and spend time with his family.

“I’ve driven in New Jersey before, but honestly New York is where the money, and the entertainment, is at,” Ignor says.

Still, one of his funniest driving experiences is from back when he worked in New Jersey. He had picked up a fare at a hotel– a woman and her husband.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Cosme!

Meet Cosme!

A former schoolteacher from Senegal, Cosme and his brother both drive cabs in New York City. Cosme lives in Brooklyn and is studying to become a teacher in the United States as well.

“Education is the way to life and success,” Cosme says. “You cannot better the future without learning from the past.”

Cosme did not intend to be a taxi driver when he first came to the United States, and he had a bit of a rocky start.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Michael!

Meet Michael!driver-of-the-week-_michael-copy-1

A Brooklyn man born and bred, Michael is a second generation taxi driver. Like his father, he helps people get around the five boroughs.

“Before driving a cab, I worked as a vendor in Coney Island,” Michael says. “My wife and I got married and we started a family sooner than what we expected. I needed to make quick money.” Luckily, he had his father to turn to. “My father told me the best way to go is driving a cab.…

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Accessible Dispatch Driver of the Week: Meet Lo!

Meet Lo!                                            driver-of-the-week-_lo-copy-1-copy

Originally from Kwakwani, Guyana, a town famous for its wood, Lo came to the United States for college. Now he lives in Queens. Prior to becoming a taxi driver, Lo worked was a supervisor for a telemarketing company that re-sold timeshares.

“It was a good job, but once the travel industry crashed so did the timeshare industry,” he explains.…

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