• 21/02/2024 09:06

Lviv will compensate people with disabilities in wheelchairs for part of the cost of inclusive taxi trips

A person can be compensated up to 800 hryvnia per month.

Lviv will compensate people with disabilities in wheelchairs for part of the cost of inclusive taxi trips

Inclusive taxi for people in wheelchairs. The amount of such compensation for one person will be up to 800 hryvnia per month.

This was reported by the press service of the Lviv City Council.

“A person using this service (inclusive taxi – ed.), can, based on the results of the trips, provide the appropriate package of documents to the city council for receive compensation for using this service,” the message says.

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It is indicated that this service is currently provided by three Uklon vehicles. Thus, the number of trips that can be provided during the month is about 450 trips.

“We know that 46 trips have already been made today, so the service is in demand and the city provides additional opportunity and support to those people who can take advantage of it,” assured Valentina Bartoshik, director of the department of humanitarian policy of the Lviv City Council.

Inclusive taxi can be ordered both directly in Lviv and in the outskirts of the city with a radius of up to 20 km. These cars are equipped with a hydraulic or mechanical lift, a ramp, special seat belts and fastenings for fixing a wheeled seat.

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