Barraged by criticism that they have created an unfriendly city for the disabled and the elderly, Bangkok authorities have finally begun to redress the issue by introducing taxis specifically designed for those less mobile.
The van’s interior can now accommodate two people in wheelchairs and three passengers.
Unveiled on Dec 5 to celebrate His Majesty the King's birthday, the new service initially will offer 10 wheelchair-accommodating taxis. It will be operated by Krungthep Thanakom Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).
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