Regulations and Notices
Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Request for Proposals
King County and the City of Seattle will award 25 new dual wheelchair accessible taxis (WAT) medallions through a request for proposal (RFP) process. Please note the submission deadline closed at 2:00 p.m. on February 21, 2019.
Some key aspects of this RFP are that each awardee:
- Must put a new (unused) wheelchair accessible vehicle into service (the County and City will contribute a combined total of up to $5,000 per year toward this expense for up to 5 years)
- Must drive the vehicle herself or himself
- Cannot lease or transfer the medallion for 3 years