Uber aims to offer more wheelchair-accessible rides with shorter wait times

Nov 20, 2018 - TechCrunch
Investments-Partnership Announcement

Uber has long received flack for its lack of widely available wheelchair accessible rides. Today, Uber is taking steps to ensure riders who rely on wheelchairs can get rides when they need them, and without having to wait more than 15 minutes. That’s thanks to a partnership with MV Transportation, a paratransit service provider that operates across 30 states and Canada.

Through the partnership, Uber will able to add hundreds of wheelchair-accessible vehicles (WAVs...