Maryland Gerontological Association presents award to David Mohebbi
On June 7, 2012, the Maryland Gerontological Association presented David Mohebbi it’s Award for Individual Achievement . The award was presented at the Association’s 30th annual conference held in Catonsville, Md. David was cited ‘for his Exceptional Service on Behalf of Maryland’s older Adults”. David has pushed for service improvements and increased transportation opportunities for seniors since he became President of Regency Taxi in 2006.
During the 2008 holiday season, David implemented a Seniors Transportation Bailout, that provided free taxicab rides to Montgomery County senior citizens for up to ten miles an no charge. The program was initially set to end in December 2009. The public feedback and appreciation of the service resulted in David authorizing that the program be continued indefinitely. To date, the program has provided approximately $120,000 in taxi service to seniors for no charge. For those seniors on a limited budget , the program provides a service that normally they could not afford to utilize.
David has also been the driving force the establishment of the first ADA compliant Taxi service in Prince Georges County.
David has also been the driving force the establishment of the first ADA compliant Taxi service in Prince Georges County. Accessible Taxi began operations in June 2012 with a fleet of fifteen (15) brand new MV-1 vehicles. These vehicles are especially designed to exceed ADA requirements with an exterior design that reminds many of the traditional London cabs. To match the quality of the equipment, each driver receives extended training in customer assistance and sensitivity to customer needs beyond the normal taxicab driver training.. In both his words and deeds, David has shown a true commitment to the seniors and disabled community. We are proud of the leadership role he has taken to place our company in the forefront of service to the community. Congratulations on a well deserved recognition.