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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 16 Vehicles and Tra Chapter 16.40 Private For-Hire Transportation Regulations.
16.40.300 Wheelchair Accessible Taxicabs.

A.  At least 20 percent of every taxi company fleet must be wheelchair accessible. 

 

B.  Notwithstanding Subsection 16.40.300 A., companies that participate in the Portland Accessible Cab Association Agreement (PACA) are required to have only 10 percent of their fleet wheelchair accessible. 

 

C.  The percentages required under this Section are calculated with respect to taxicab vehicles that are permitted by the City of Portland and not to the entire taxicab fleet if some percentage of the fleet operates outside the City. The percentages apply only to vehicles being used exclusively as taxicabs and not as specially attended transportation vehicles in conjunction with any other agency, private or government contract. 

 

D.  Taxi companies that participate in the PACA are required to provide wheelchair accessible taxi service within a reasonable time.  It is a rebuttable presumption that any time beyond 30 minutes is unreasonable.