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Drivers of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

On this page you will find information about TLC’s program for drivers of wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs), and how to sign up.

TLC’s Accessibility Initiative for Drivers

Want to make more money each shift? As a driver taking part in this program, you can earn an extra $1.00 per trip from the TLC for any trip you provide in a wheelchair accessible vehicle. All the money you earn through the program will be deposited, at no cost to you, onto a TLC prepaid debit card.

Driver Payroll Calendar

Calendar with paydays and enrollment dates for drivers who wish to participate in the program.

For additional questions about the Taxi Improvement Fund see our FAQ page

Sign Up for the Program

The process to participate in this program is easy:

  1     Visit the online LARS system to ensure that your mailing address is accurate. Use this address, where the TLC will send your debit card, on your application.
     2        Sign up by completing the Program Authorization documents. Keep a copy of the application for yourself.
     3        Receive your personal TLC prepaid debit card in the mail.
     4        Drive a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
     5        Get Paid! Use your prepaid debit card anywhere VISA/MasterCard is accepted.