DC Reverses Cuts to Discount Cab Service for Paratransit Riders (11-23-17)

A Washington, D.C. taxi drives along Constitution Avenue in the nation’s capital, Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — Thousands of D.C. residents who have trouble getting around have something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: After public protests, the District is reversing cuts to a discounted taxicab program for paratransit riders.

Beginning Dec. 1, the Transport DC program will again provide rides for any purpose for the first 15 days of each month. The rest of the month, the $5 cab rides will remain limited to work-related and medical trips.

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