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Metro Cab Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service

Metro Cab offers handicapped accessible transportation, including wheelchair accessible vans.

Who can use this option? Anyone in Greater Boston
How much does it cost? The Boston Police Department publishes standard rates for taxis.

Tipping is recommended but not required. A tip of one or two dollars is fine, although more is always appreciated--especially for longer trips or excellent service.

When is this option available? 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
How far ahead do you need to plan? 2-3 hours in advance for wheelchair accessible vehicles.
What accommodations are available?
  • Metro Cab offers a limited number of wheelchair accessible vans.
  • Drivers are usually happy to help passengers into and out of vehicles with lifting and stowing packages or bags.
  • Companions travel at no additional charge.
  • Larger, motorized wheelchairs will need a vehicle with a ramp or lift and can hold the passenger plus 2 or perhaps 3 companions.
  • Smaller vehicles are available for passengers with folding wheelchairs; 1 or 2 additional companion swill fit into these vehicles.
  • Some drivers will accept pets in their vehicles in or out of carriers. Please inform the dispatcher that you would like to travel with your pet.
Notes Metro Cab also offers time-scheduled service for patients of Boston area hospitals and medical centers. Voucher account services are available for medical facilities that may require monthly or weekly billing.
Contact Details Telephone: (617) 782-5500

Fax: 617-787-2346



120 Braintree Street
Allston, MA 02134