"So in a hail-a-cab system, where it takes five minutes to get a cab, what’s the equivalence to that? Is it an hour? Is it 20 minutes. I think an hour is burdensome, right? Everyone’s threshold is going to be in a different place, but one thing everyone can agree on is if all taxis are accessible, it would be equivalent."

— Jim Weisman, general counsel for the United Spinal Association, on a court’s broad decision to mandate “meaningful” taxi service for the disabled in New York City.